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Imposition of rice tariffs begins March 5

Imposition of rice tariffs begins March 5

Feb. 24 | Under the newly enacted Rice Tariffication Law, tariff on imported rice will be imposed starting on March 5, according to the Department of Finance (DOF). DOF in a statement said the National Food Authority (NFA) Council approved the implementation of...

PH inks ASEAN protocols amending ATIGA, boosting services sector

PH inks ASEAN protocols amending ATIGA, boosting services sector

Sep. 8 | Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) economic ministers (AEM) have signed the First Protocol to amend the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA), a move expected to facilitate implementation of the ASEAN-Wide Self-Certification (AWSC) Scheme. The...

Thousands of VN goods to enjoy zero percent tariff in 2018

Thousands of VN goods to enjoy zero percent tariff in 2018

Jan. 8 | Vietnam is set to lower to zero percent the import tariff for thousands of goods in 2018 as part of its commitments on special preferential import duty rates within the framework of 10 free trade agreements (FTA). The free trade deals are the ASEAN Trade...

Thailand joining live operation of ASW for exchange of e-ATIGA Form D

Thailand joining live operation of ASW for exchange of e-ATIGA Form D

Dec. 26 | A fifth member state of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will be joining next month the transit to the live operation of the ASEAN Single Window (ASW) for the electronic exchange of Form D under the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement of...

BOC special unit to assess requests for preferential tariff

BOC special unit to assess requests for preferential tariff

Nov. 28 | District, subport, and deputy collectors as well as assessment chiefs of the Bureau of Customs have been instructed to establish, activate, or reconstitute a Preferential Rate Unit (PRU) in their respective ports to prevent unqualified shipments from...

20 PH agencies to interface with ASEAN Single Window by 2018

20 PH agencies to interface with ASEAN Single Window by 2018

Nov. 28 | About 20 Philippine trade regulatory agencies are expected to start interconnecting with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Single Window (ASW) by the first half of 2018, according to the Department of Finance (DOF). Finance Secretary...

4 ASEAN peers to go live with exchange of Form D via ASW

4 ASEAN peers to go live with exchange of Form D via ASW

Nov. 16 | Singapore and three other Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries will transit into the live operation of the ASEAN Single Window (ASW) for the electronic exchange of Form D under the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA) by January,...

PH trade chief seeks stronger ASEAN stance against NTBs

PH trade chief seeks stronger ASEAN stance against NTBs

Sep. 20 | Philippine Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez is calling on trade ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to take measures to facilitate resolution of longstanding issues in the implementation of regional trade agreements. These facilitative...

PH trade repository seen to improve ease of trading for MSMEs

PH trade repository seen to improve ease of trading for MSMEs

Aug. 6 | The Philippine National Trade Repository (PNTR), a web-based portal that provides a single source of comprehensive, accurate, and updated trade information, was launched on August 1. Its establishment is an important component of the government’s trade...

Ratification for Asean Single Window agreement finally signed

Ratification for Asean Single Window agreement finally signed

Jul. 26 | The Philippines can soon exchange information on export and import shipments electronically with other Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states, facilitating trade between the country and its peers in the region. President Rodrigo...