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Monthly Archives: June, 2020

Oil products’ import duty reverts to zero from 10%

The import duty on crude and refined petroleum products is back to zero from June 25 following expiration of Republic Act (RA) No. 11469...

BOC sets out rules on import clearance for consumption entries

A new regulation covering customs clearance of all imports entered for consumption through a formal entry process was recently issued by the Bureau of...

BOC puts in place export cargo clearance rules

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued a new order providing guidelines on export cargo clearance formalities and issuance of certificate of origin (CO)...

Seamless expressway travel eyed with toll collection interoperability

The Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) is fast tracking implementation of the toll collection interoperability project for seamless travel between Luzon’s expressways amid the coronavirus...

COVID highlights PH supply chain weaknesses

Disruptions due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) have brought to fore supply chain weaknesses in the Philippines, according to National Economic and Development Authority...

PortCalls June 29, 2020 issue

Our latest issue of PortCalls (June 29, 2020). Stories include: Shippers get 8 days’ free time for cargoes unloaded by foreign liners Domestic lines ordered to...

BOC-NAIA adopts online declaration filing

The Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Port of NAIA (Ninoy Aquino International Airport) encouraged stakeholders to file their goods declaration online through the Customer Care Portal...

PPEs, medical equipment imports no longer duty-, tax-free

Imports of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other medical emergency supplies are now subject to payment of duties and taxes following the expiration of...

Domestic lines ordered to cut agri, food shipping rates by 40%

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has directed all domestic shipping lines to extend a shipping rate discount of at least 40% on all agricultural...

BOC adopts new risk management system

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has implemented the Universal Risk Management System (URMS) to improve its risk management capabilities. The agency’s risk management system is...

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