The announcement ceremony for the service. (Source: VNA)

The Departments of Chemicals, and E-commerce and Digital Economy under the Ministry of Industry and Trade officially launched the service in Hanoi on January 11th.

Addressing the event, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai said with the freshly-launched procedure, the ministry has, to date, carried out 24 public services allowing individuals and organisations to pay fees online, including six administrative procedures implemented via the national one-stop-shop mechanism. 

Nguyen Van Thanh, head of the Chemical Department, said it takes businesses only about 15 seconds get the results of declaration via the portal as compared with at least five days in the past.

According to statistics released by the department, about 70,000 chemical declaration dossiers of nearly 4,000 enterprises are submitted to the ministry annually.

The declaration process had been conducted online or at the Ministry’s headquarters traditionally, and the results had been given back to enterprises were in papers./.