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PEZA: Double-digit growth in investments by year-end

THE Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) is positive in attaining double-digit investment growth by yearend, as evidenced by investments registered during the first ten...

FEDFAP to host 13th AFFA meet

THE Federation of Forwarders Associations in the Philippines is hosting the 13th ASEAN Federation of Forwarders Associations (AFFA) conference on December 4-6 at the...

Customs amends rules on Super Green Lane use

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) recently amended rules governing use of the Super Green Lane (SGL) import processing facility. Under Customs Administrative Order 6-2003, the...

Sept imports down 4.5 %

TOTAL merchandise trade for September 2003 declined 1.1% to $6.309 billion from $6.381 billion during the same period a year ago. Dollar-inflow generated by exports...

EU-ASEAN Customs officials exchange notes on stopping fake goods

MORE than 80 customs officials from ASEAN and Europe met in Manila last week to talk about best practices and learn new techniques in...

Gov’t sees P1.3B more annual revenue with impending tariff hike

THE Philippine government expects to collect an extra P1.5 billion each year with the implementation of new duties on almost 500 imported products. The increase...

Customs outlines anti-smuggling measures

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) defended recently its anti-smuggling measures in the face of complaints by the Fair Trade Alliance (FTA). Customs Commissioner Antonio M....

Consolidation, integration key trends in logistics

SUPPLY chain integration, consolidation, alliances and partnerships. These are the key trends in today's logistics business, according to experts at last week's PortCalls Cargo...

ADB lead economist: World economy on the rebound

THE global economy is on the rebound, and this will translate to healthy trade and investments in the near term, said Asian Development Bank...

NEDA forecasts healthier trading environment in 2004

THE National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) forecast stronger growth in the last quarter of 2003 and next year, pointing to healthier trading environment...

Container freight rates expected to continue rising

THERE is more good news for container shipping lines as more industry research points to a sustained recovery of freight rates through at least...

Post-entry audit guidelines now in effect

THE guidelines for the Post-Entry Audit (PEA), which allows government to conduct an extensive audit and assessment of duties up to three years after...

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