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BOC-POM condemns P7.4B worth of counterfeit goods

The seized items from Bagong Milenyo Pasay City were worth P7,429,638,000 They included fake Louis Vuitton scarves, Crocs sandals, and Nike shoes The...

BOC gets first of 20 water patrol boats

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) received the first of its 20 acquired water patrol boats that will form the new assets of the...

Automated inventory management system goes live at BOC-POM

Customs bonded warehouses under the Port of Manila are now using the Bureau of Customs’ Automated Inventory Management System (AIMS) Under the system,...

PPA seeks Iloilo, Negros Occidental port managers

The Philippine Ports Authority is seeking port managers for Fort San Pedro in Iloilo and Pulupundan in Negros Occidental Each of the contract...

BOC amends rules on operation of duty, tax free stores

The Bureau of Customs has amended rules on the establishment and operation of duty- and tax-free stores and warehouses operated by Duty Free...

All systems go for US-bound PH cargo ship

The Bureau of Customs assured smooth passage for Iris Logistics’ Philippine-flag vessel when it sails for the US The M/V Iris Paoay will...

BOC sets rules on e-advance ruling for valuation, rules of origin

Customs Memorandum Order No. 32-2021 provides rules on the implementation of the electronic advance ruling system (e-ARS) for valuation and for rules of...

10% hike in Subic cargo-handling rate starts Sept 30

Subic port will charge 10% more for containerized cargo-handling from September 30, 2021 This is the second tranche of the 20% rate adjustment...

InterCommerce, Hakovo explore project to enhance cross-border data exchange

InterCommerce Network Services and Singapore-based HAKOVO are exploring a project that would help strengthen cross-border document exchange in the Philippines The companies signed...

Cargo volume up 20.27% in first 7 months

Cargo volume handled by Philippine ports in the first seven months of the year jumped 20.27% year-on-year Volume was also 2.1% higher compared...