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Monthly Archives: January, 2010

North Harbor takeover pushed back to Feb 15

New schedule of cargo handling tariff at the port now in effect MANILA North Harbour Port, Inc's (MNHPI) takeover of the North Harbor has been...

PPA scraps 50% wharfage fee discount for exporters

BEGINNING this month, exporters are now paying the full wharfage fee. Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) memorandum order 47-2009 dated August 11, 2009 which cut the...

November exports up 5.1%

PHILIPPINE exports finally posted an increase in November after ten consecutive months of decline. Latest data from the National Statistics Office showed November exports grew...

Exporters ask: Where’s the ESF?

PHILIPPINE exporters are seeking the immediate release of the export support fund (ESF) to help them recover from the global economic crisis. The Philippine Exporters...

Importers see polls as a big boost

SUPER Green Lane (SGL) importers expect another strong performance this year due to strong regional and local demand for their products. Business prospects are particularly...

Coast Guard eyes stricter cargo weighing rules

THE Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) wants stricter guidelines when it comes to cargo weighing, noting that many maritime accidents in the country are caused...

Soft business for bonded warehouse operators in 2010

BUSINESS for bonded warehouse operators will continue to be soft this year although stronger than in 2009. Customs Bonded Warehouse Operators Confederation (CBWOC) president Alfredo...

Ancillary fees worry local shipping lines

LOCAL carriers are unhappy over ancillary fees such arrastre and storage that will be passed on to them when the North Harbor operator Manila...

Bureau Veritas joins Cotecna as bulk cargo surveyor

THE Committee for Accreditation of Cargo Surveying Companies (CACSC) has accredited another surveyor for all Philippine-bound bulk and breakbulk cargoes. Belgium-based Bureau Veritas (BV) may...

BOC misses 2009 target by P54B

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) posted a P53.81-billion shortfall in its 2009 collection, taking in only P219.47 billion via-a-vis its target of P273.3 billion. BOC...
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