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Vietnam to inspect 20 foreign shipping lines over fee, surcharge hikes in April

Vietnam to inspect 20 foreign shipping lines over fee, surcharge hikes in April

Thursday, April 09, 2015, 19:44 GMT+7

Vietnamese state agencies will launch an inspection at 20 foreign shipping lines this month following their decision to raise fees and surcharges at the beginning of April, according to newswire Vietnamplus.

The Ministry of Finance, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and other relevant authorities, will inspect the collection of fees and surcharges by foreign shipping lines.

"The inspection team will carry out a check at 20 large foreign shipping companies operating at major ports, mainly in Ho Chi Minh City, Hai Phong, and some other localities,” Deputy Minister of Finance Vu Thi Mai said at a press conference in Hanoi on Tuesday.

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