HCMC, Hai Phong, Ba Ria Vung Tau, Hanoi, and Quang Ninh account for 73% of all contributions.
The customs sector contributed VND170.8 trillion ($7.6 billion) to the State budget in the first eight months of the year, representing 65.7 per cent of the 2015 target, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
The customs departments of Ho Chi Minh City, Hai Phong, Ba Ria Vung Tau, Hanoi, and Quang Ninh accounted for more than 73 per cent of the contribution to the State budget.
Ho Chi Minh City’s customs department led the way, with VND61.6 trillion ($2.74 billion) in the first eight months, or 59 per cent of its 2015 target.
Hai Phong contributed VND29.6 trillion ($1.3 billion), or 70.6 per cent of its annual target, while Ba Ria Vung Tau forwarded VND12 trillion ($534.1 million), or 48.5 per cent of its annual target.
Hanoi and Quang Ninh provided VND11.2 trillion ($498.5 million) and VND10.4 trillion ($463.7 million) to the State budget, respectively, representing 70.8 per cent and 52.6 per cent of their annual plans.