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Monthly Archives: May, 2019

BOC insists it auctioned off only tapioca starch, not shabu

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) said that what it auctioned off last month was a shipment of tapioca starch and not methamphetamine hydrochloride (locally...

Manila ships 69 containers of garbage back to Canada

The vessel carrying all 69 containers of Canadian waste finally left the Philippines for Canada on the morning of May 31, according to the...

Truckers’ registration at BOC on hold; goods lodgement declaration order moved to June 15

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has placed on hold its order requiring the registration of all truckers carrying import and export goods. At the...

Digital forwarders carve gains in global forwarding market: report

Tech-enabled forwarders are rapidly gaining traction in a global forwarding market characterized by uneven change, with nearly half of shippers saying they have used...

Air cargo demand continues negative trend; passenger traffic posts solid growth

Global air freight markets in April continued the negative trend in year-on-year demand that began in January, while the global passenger sector saw solid...

BOC policy on trucker registration, shorter goods lodgement declaration period in force by June 1

Starting June 1, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) will implement the reduced period for lodging goods declaration and new guidelines on registration of truckers,...

ICTSI investment stake in Iloilo port projects raised to P8.7B

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has increased to P8.7 billion its estimated investment cost for its unsolicited proposal to modernize and develop the...

BOC tests new system ensuring transparency of alert orders

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) eyes pilot testing by June 15 of an electronic system that promotes transparency and accountability among customs personnel involved...

CMA CGM and MSC join Maersk’s blockchain-enabled shipping platform

Global container shipping lines CMA CGM and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have announced they are joining TradeLens, a blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform jointly developed...

Asia air freight feels US-China trade war pressure

The intensifying U.S.-China trade war has been putting pressure on the air freight industry, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region, as global volumes continued to...

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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...