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Monthly Archives: March, 2004

Common Customs Audit Issues for Importers

IN the last couple of months, we have been conducting executive briefings on current developments on the Post Entry Audit (PEA) system of the...

ASEAN and the WTO Doha Round

The following article is an excerpt from the presentation made by the author during a conference on International Trade Remedy Measures sponsored by Asian...

A primer on compliance assessment

Republic Act No. 9135, which established the customs Post Entry Audit (PEA) system, took effect in June 2001. Yet, there seems to be very little...

SuperFerry 14 fire claims 2 casualties

FIRE on board the SuperFerry 14, which broke out at 12:50 am last Friday, killed two passengers and injured countless others. The fire occurred...

PPA to conduct study on 10 ro-ro ports

THE Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) recently signed a memorandum of agreement with Pacific Consultants International Phils., Inc. for the conduct of a feasibility study...

RP air cargo pact with Asian neighbors halted

THE Philippine government has backed out of an open skies air cargo agreement with Asian countries following Philippine Airlines' explicit opposition to the agreement. The...

Domestic shipping database out in June

THE Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) will come up with a database for the domestic shipping industry in June, following the conduct of a one-time...

Proposed domestic shipping bill gets industry nod

DOMESTIC shipping industry players expressed enthusiasm with the nearing approval of the Domestic Shipping Development Act of 2002. Presently at the bicameral committee, the...

Local shipping operators forecast flat growth

LAST year saw flat growth in the domestic shipping industry. This year, the business seems headed in the same direction. ...

Distribution managers anticipate modest growth for 2004

MEMBERS of the Distribution Management Association of the Philippines (DMAP), the association of logistics and distribution managers in the Philippines, project conservative growth for...

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Empties stay weeks in depots despite global container shortage

Though badly needed, containers worldwide spend on average 45 days empty in depots In China and US, average stay is 61 and 66...

PH export plan to be revisited amid pandemic’s economic impact

• The Philippine Export Development Plan (PEDP) 2018-2022’s export targets undergoing a periodic review Proposed revisions to align with effects of pandemic and impact...

PAL offers free Antigen tests for Manila-GenSan passengers from Dec 7-17

Free Antigen testing for PAL passengers to General Santos from Dec 7 to 17 Travelers to GenSan must be at the Antigen testing...

EEI, two subcontractors fined for Skyway Extension mishap

The Department of Labor and Employment ordered Skyway Extension Project contractor EEI Corp. and two subcontractors to pay fines for violating several occupational...