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Monthly Archives: December, 2019

BOC clears up processing timelines for consumption goods declaration 

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has clarified timelines—specifically for customs personnel—for the processing of the consumption goods declaration (cGD) beginning from declaration lodgement to...

PAL boosts southern connections with launch of new flights

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is expanding its route network from Cebu and upgrading Zamboanga to a mini-hub with the introduction of three new routes designed...

Int’l shipping ready for IMO 2020 but anticipates ‘teething problems’

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said the industry is prepared to comply with the UN International Maritime Organization's (IMO) global sulfur cap (IMO...

Hotline email for IMO 2020 implementation queries created

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) said it has set up a dedicated hotline email address for queries on the global regulation setting a cap...

Air passenger traffic growth continues to moderate, freight industry remains in decline

October continued the general pattern throughout 2019 of moderation in global passenger growth and contraction for the freight industry, according to a new report...

PH exports up 5% in Q3 on strong services performance

Philippine exports of goods and services expanded by 5.1% year-on-year to US$25 billion in the third quarter of 2019, an improvement from the year-on-year...

Valenzuela site clearing signals start of metro subway construction

Construction of the Metro Manila Subway Project has formally started with site clearing works for the partial operability section of the subway in Valenzuela...

NEDA ICC gives green light to 12 mega infrastructure projects

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Investment Coordination Committee (ICC) has approved 12 infrastructure projects, including the unsolicited proposals to develop Davao International...

Cebu Pacific orders 15 planes worth $2B

Low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific has signed an order for 15 aircraft valued at US$2 billion, part of an earlier purchase agreement it made with...

Major SOLAS amendments set to enter into force on January 1

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) said a set of important amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and...

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