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BOC sets new rules on transit goods declaration bonds

Office of the Commissioner Memo No. 34-2021 mandates that all electronically lodged transit goods declarations must have an approved bond policy in the...

Under DOF express lane, COVID vaccine imports enjoy quick tax, duty exemption processing

All importations of COVID-19 vaccines will be included in the Department of Finance (DOF) express service lane, also called the Mabuhay Lane, to...

COVID cuts by 55% PH airlines’ 2020 cargo volumes

Cargo volume handled by domestic airlines nosedived 55% in 2020 from 2019 as a result of COVID-19 travel restrictions This is the first...

NBI seeks graft raps vs BOC, PDEA over P1B shabu raid

The National Bureau of Investigation recommended the filing of graft and grave misconduct charges against officials of the Bureau of Customs, Philippine Drug...

P260M worth of rice, cigarettes confiscated at Bataan

Cigarettes and premium Vietnamese rice worth P260 million were apprehended by authorities on February 24 at various checkpoints in Orion, Bataan The shipments...

Auto imports from 188 countries exempt from safeguard duty

Passenger and light commercial vehicles (LCV) imported from 188 developing countries and territories are exempt from provisional safeguard measures imposed by the Philippines ...

Soft copies of goods declaration docs for exclusive submission to BOC portal

Importers or brokers should submit soft copies of goods declaration documents only through the Customer Care Portal System (CCPS) Non-compliant importer or broker...

DTI advises product verification even while STMA penalties remain suspended

Stakeholders, particularly exporters, should start checking if their products are strategic goods that need authorization to export while administrative penalties under the Strategic...

BOC ordered to guard vs pork smuggling

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has directed the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to keep a tighter watch over misdeclared or misclassified pork shipments...

P13M in Chinese cigarettes, meds captured in Parañaque raids

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) and other law enforcement agencies have seized an estimated P13 million worth of Chinese cigarettes and medicines in...