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Monthly Archives: January, 2018

Taiwan to implement low-sulfur fuel rule for ships

Taiwan is trying to be ahead of the curve in controlling air pollution from ships, with the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) announcing...

Vietnam to lower tariffs for thousands of Japanese products

Thousands of Japanese goods imported into Vietnam will enjoy zero percent tariff in 2018, in line with the Southeast Asian country’s commitment to lower...

Sri Lanka, Singapore ink free trade agreement

Singapore and Sri Lanka have signed a free trade agreement (FTA) aimed at boosting trade and investment between the two countries. The Sri Lanka-Singapore Free...

PH logistics players upbeat about 2018 amid old issues

Philippine cargo transport service providers and supply chain professionals remain optimistic this year despite new and persistent challenges, saying issues will be centered on...

Carriers’ surcharges mean up to $5B annual losses for PH economy

Destination fees and surcharges imposed by international shipping lines cost the Philippine economy an estimated US$2 billion to $5 billion in losses annually, according...

Imports with generic description to undergo close BOC scrutiny

Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña is warning Bureau of Customs (BOC) officials against processing shipments with articles that have been declared in general terms as...

SCMAP targets 7 supply chain ‘pain points’ that curb growth

The Supply Chain Management Association of the Philippines (SCMAP) is creating collaboration groups to address seven identified supply chain "pain points" that hinder the...

BOC, PEZA in renewed partnership to further automate operations

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) and Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) renewing their cooperation to further improve...

PPA introduces new logo

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has unveiled a new logo as part of its bid to transform itself into a more transparent, reliable, and...

PH port group bats for scrapping of some shipping charges

Philippine port users and stakeholders are proposing the discontinuation of several fees imposed by agents of international shipping lines, claiming these are “unjust” and...

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BOC-NAIA seizes 28 kilos of rare agarwood worth P2.4M

  Bureau of Customs intercepted in Pasay City three packages containing 28 kilos of agarwood with an estimated street value of P2.4 million All...

Industry expert pushes multimodal transport in ASEAN for cost savings

Multimodal transportation offers reduced costs, saves time and improves shipment monitoring during transit Dealing with customs transit/transshipment procedures of countries a multimodal transport challenge Multimodal...

PH, Indonesia to ink Halal trade deal

The Philippines and Indonesia are set to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Halal cooperation that will facilitate trade of Halal-certified goods...

Bellyhold shortage hampers Asia’s air cargo market recovery

Regional carriers transported 13% less cargo in October year-on-year even as global business conditions continued to improve Air cargo traffic held back by...