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ASEAN Single Window to allow exchange of other trade documents

ASEAN Single Window to allow exchange of other trade documents

Jan. 28 | Senior economic officials and chairs of sectoral bodies of the ASEAN Economic Community pillar during the recent 10th Meeting of the Committee of the Whole in Hanoi, Vietnam Three more types of trade documents—electronic phytosanitary certificate, electronic...

PH links to ASEAN Single Window’s live operations

PH links to ASEAN Single Window’s live operations

Jan. 14 | Image from Pixabay. The Philippines has finally joined the live operations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Single Window (ASW), according to the Bureau of Customs (BOC). The Philippines linked to the ASW on December 30, 2019, exchanging...

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...