General Department of Customs said that in addition to imported cars, all phones, electronics originating from China suspected to have 'cow's tongue line' will be checked to prevent violations of Vietnam's sovereignty.
Accordingly, Mr. Nguyen Hung Anh, Director of the Anti-smuggling Investigation Department (General Department of Customs), when answering the press, said that he would check all cars, phones and electronics originating from China in the category of question the "cow's tongue line" plug. In the automotive segment, special inspection software will guide the navigation on the vehicle. In case of detecting vehicles using images or contents violating Vietnam's sovereignty, distorting history will be stopped customs clearance and confiscated.
In the field of phones and electronics, the General Department of Customs is reviewing to direct local Customs Departments to inspect all phones imported from China to prevent violations of Vietnam's sovereignty. Mr. Nguyen Hung Anh said: 'The phone is also one of the products with the question of installing a cow's-tongue navigation software. Therefore, it is necessary to strictly control right from the import stage. The General Department of Customs will issue a document instructing the local customs office on this content. '
It is expected that in November, a document to check 100% of cars, phones and electronics originating from China suspected of installing a 'cow's tongue' navigation map into the software will be released.
In the case of 7 Hanteng cars made in China, going through Customs clearance at the Dinh Vu Port Customs Branch (Hai Phong Customs Department) at the end of October, the authorities are completing the procedures to Confiscation of the entire vehicle number. The reason is that this batch of vehicle installed navigation software with the map 'cow's tongue line', which violates Vietnam's sovereignty.
Earlier, on October 31, the Customs Department of Dinh Vu Port Border Gate discovered a shipment of 7 five-seater cars with Hanteng brand, originating from China, when starting, in the application of navigation location guide. show the 'cow's tongue line'. Enterprise carrying out procedures to import these 7 cars is Hoa Mai Automobile Co., Ltd., located at National Highway 10, Quoc Tuan Commune, An Lao District, Hai Phong City.
Not only that, at the Vietnam Motor Show 2019 (VMS 2019), many people discovered that two Volkswagen Touareg cars that Volkswagen Vietnam borrowed from Chinese partners also appeared on the 'cow's tongue line' in the section. navigation navigation. A leader of the General Department of Customs said the authorities will remove the software that has a 'cow's tongue line' on these two cars and add funds to avoid wasting.