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Thai port piloting automated customs services

Thai port piloting automated customs services

Feb. 21 | The customs office at Laem Chabang port, Thailand’s largest port located in Chonburi Province, is testing out its new electronic processing system as it moves to better facilitate imports and exports. Laem Chabang Port Customs Bureau director Yutana...

Manila to host IFCBA conference in May

Manila to host IFCBA conference in May

Feb. 20 | Manila will host the International Federation of Customs Brokers Associations (IFCBA) 2018 World Conference on May 28-30, 2018, providing an avenue for customs brokers and allied stakeholders all over the world to address industry concerns. Themed “Redefining...

Vietnam allows self-declaration for food imports

Vietnam allows self-declaration for food imports

Feb. 20 | The Vietnamese government is giving companies the right to self-declare food product origins and quality in a move intended to assist food and beverage importers and producers by reducing inspection times, costs, and criteria. Under Decree No. 15, effective...

Korea mulls WTO petition against proposed US steel duties

Korea mulls WTO petition against proposed US steel duties

Feb. 19 | South Korea’s trade ministry is considering filing a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) should the United States decide to impose heavy duties on steel products from a selected list of countries. The U.S. Department of Commerce on...

BOC-NAIA eyes measures to cut cargo clearance time

BOC-NAIA eyes measures to cut cargo clearance time

Feb. 19 | Bureau of Customs-Port of NAIA district collector Atty. Vincent Philip Maronilla at the Feb 13 NAIA Customs and Business Dialogue organized by PortCalls and Asia Customs & Trade. STAKEHOLDERS can expect faster and more streamlined processing at the...

Beijing cautions US over ‘excessive’ trade restrictions

Beijing cautions US over ‘excessive’ trade restrictions

Feb. 19 | The Chinese government has called on the United States to exercise restraint in the use of trade restrictions after the latter decided to launch trade remedy investigations on imported welded pipes. “China is concerned about the U.S. side’s...

WTOI points to sustained trade growth in Q1

WTOI points to sustained trade growth in Q1

Feb. 16 | Trade recovery seen in 2017 should continue, with solid trade volume growth expected in the first quarter of 2018, says the latest World Trade Organization Indicator (WTOI), released on 12 February. The WTOI’s current value of 102.3 is little changed...

Automotive logistics firms urged to brace for supply chain changes

Automotive logistics firms urged to brace for supply chain changes

Feb. 16 | The automotive logistics sector is undergoing fundamental change as manufacturers and suppliers adjust to new technology that is reshaping operations and business models, according to the latest report from Transport Intelligence (Ti). Thomas Cullen,...

US imposes anti-dumping duties on pipe fittings from China

US imposes anti-dumping duties on pipe fittings from China

Feb. 16 | The U.S. Department of Commerce has issued an affirmative preliminary determination in the anti-dumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of cast iron soil pipe fittings from China, according to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. “Though politics...

Smuggled luxe vehicles will be condemned, not auctioned: BOC

Smuggled luxe vehicles will be condemned, not auctioned: BOC

Feb. 14 | Some of the smuggled luxury cars destroyed at the Manila port on Feb 6. Photo courtesy of the Bureau of Customs. In compliance with the directive of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) will condemn rather than auction off...
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