Five Vietnamese officials involved in tax and post-customs clearance inspections at Tenma Vietnam have been suspended from work for being implicated in alleged bribery.
The licences of some 1,225 transport entities in Hà Nội have been revoked, reported Tuổi Trẻ (Youth) newspaper.
The demand for construction materials in the country is estimated to touch 30 to 33 billion bricks by 2020. Non-fired materials will account for 30 to 40 per cent of these bricks.
Imported steel must be sampled for quality inspection to be eligible for customs clearance, according to the Joint Circular No 44 issued by two ministries involved in the process.