Home » Author Archive

Author Archive

BOC requiring registration of truckers moving import, export goods

BOC requiring registration of truckers moving import, export goods

Feb. 15 | All Philippine truckers transporting import and export shipments to and from the ports will soon be required to register with the Bureau of Customs (BOC), otherwise they can’t carry such goods. The ruling is contained in Customs Memorandum Order (CMO)...

BOC reintroduces marking of imports to indicate origin

BOC reintroduces marking of imports to indicate origin

Feb. 10 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is reintroducing the requirement to mark imported goods and their containers to indicate the country of origin and to comply with provisions of the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA). Customs Administrative Order (CAO)...

Latest list of PH harbor pilots trimmed

Latest list of PH harbor pilots trimmed

Feb. 10 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has updated the roster of harbor pilots serving more than 20 ports in the country to 113 as of December 2018 from 122 in June 2018. The list was revised per PPA Operations Memorandum Circular (OMC) No. 01-2019 dated...

PH fuel marking program launched, to raise P27B in BOC revenue

PH fuel marking program launched, to raise P27B in BOC revenue

Feb. 9 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) projects additional revenues of P27 billion this year as it officially launched its fuel marking program, which starts nationwide implementation in March. Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero, Bureau of Internal Revenue...

PAL, ANA deal seen to conclude before mid-March

PAL, ANA deal seen to conclude before mid-March

Feb. 9 | ANA Holdings, Inc.’s (ANA HD) acquisition of 9.5% shares of PAL Holdings, Inc. is expected to be closed within February 28 to March 15. ANA HD, the parent of All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest airline and a 5-star carrier for six consecutive...

PH production value, volume contract in Dec

PH production value, volume contract in Dec

Feb. 9 | Philippine manufacturing output declined in both volume and value in December 2018, its first decrease after 11 months of increase. The Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries (MISSI) of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported that...

ATI plans to open off-dock yards, empty container depots

ATI plans to open off-dock yards, empty container depots

Feb. 8 | Manila South Harbor, the flagship terminal of Asian Terminals Inc. Photo courtesy of ATI. Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) will have additional capacity for empty containers by mid-year, helping to address current difficulties in logistics faced by stakeholders....

Certain auto imports ordered to undergo customs value verification

Certain auto imports ordered to undergo customs value verification

Feb. 6 | All imports of Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. and Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors members, and all shipments of buses, trucks, cargo vans, jeepneys/jeepney substitutes, single cab chassis, and special-purpose...

PH ship agents decry delay in CPRS activation for tramp operators

PH ship agents decry delay in CPRS activation for tramp operators

Feb. 4 | The Philippine Ship Agents Association (PSAA) is requesting the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to set a limit of 24 hours to approve the activation of principals/tramp operators under the agency’s Client Profile Registration System (CPRS) to avoid delays in...

Fake merchandise worth P850M seized in Binondo, Sucat warehouses

Fake merchandise worth P850M seized in Binondo, Sucat warehouses

Feb. 4 | Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero (left) inspecting counterfeit merchandise found in various Metro Manila warehouses. Photo courtesy of the Bureau of Customs. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) recently seized various fake goods worth an estimated P850...
Close
Please support the site
By clicking any of these buttons you help our site to get better
Social PopUP by SumoMe
Copy Protected by Chetan's WP-Copyprotect.