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Vietnam | Import Control Policy on Secondhand

Import Control on Second-hand Electrical and Electronic goods Yes
Applicable Act/Decree/Notification *Decree 12/2006/ND-CP, 23/1/2006 and under other legislations
Date Jan 2006
Controlling Method Ban
Second-hand Commodity being Controlled Air Conditioner X
Cell Phone X
Copier X
CRT TV X
LCD TV X
Micro-wave Oven X
PC X
Printed Circuit Board X
Refrigerator X (includes brand new CFC-R12 is banned)
Wash Machine X
Others  
Detail * Decree 12/2006/ND-CP, 23/1/2006 Annex 02 Ⅱ(Commodities Banned from Import) includes such "Second-hand consumer commodities" as "Electronics secondhand consumer commodities including electric assemblies, information technology products.

* Decree 12 also prohibits the import of the second-hand home appliances including direct reuse purpose.

* There is no crieteria or standard for the second-hand commodities being controlled by Decree 12
Legend
X=Second-hand commodity specified is subject to control.
-=Second-hand electric commodity is NOT subject to control.