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Avail of e-CO to enjoy preferential tariffs, BOC advises exporters

Avail of e-CO to enjoy preferential tariffs, BOC advises exporters

Aug. 4 | Image by druckfuchs from Pixabay Philippine exporters intending to sell goods within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) were urged to apply for an electronic certificate of origin (e-CO) via TradeNet to secure preferential tariffs. Deputy...

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...

BOC moves forward with TradeNet, releases operational rules

BOC moves forward with TradeNet, releases operational rules

Mar. 23 | Image by olafpictures from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has released guidelines for the application, submission, and processing of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) electronic certificates of origin (e-CO) using the Philippine government’s...

Bicameral committee OKs bill lifting rice import quotas

Bicameral committee OKs bill lifting rice import quotas

Nov. 25 | The Congress bicameral conference committee has approved the rice tariffication bill, which will replace quantitative restrictions (QR) on Philippine rice imports with tariffs and remove unnecessary government intervention in the rice market. The two...

Duterte forms council to revive barter trade

Duterte forms council to revive barter trade

Nov. 6 | Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has created a council that will revive the ancient trade of barter in Mindanao to spur growth in the region. Under Executive Order (EO) No. 64 series of 2018, the Mindanao Barter Council (MBC) is established to supervise,...

BOC reissues order to form unit on tariff reduction availment under FTA

BOC reissues order to form unit on tariff reduction availment under FTA

Sep. 16 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) reiterated its directive to officials to establish, activate, or reconstitute a preferential rate unit (PRU) in their ports to prevent unqualified shipments from availing of tariff preferences under the Philippines’ free...

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...

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...

PH ASEAN Single Window connectivity target date remains unclear

PH ASEAN Single Window connectivity target date remains unclear

Nov. 9 | The Philippines has yet to disclose a new target date for linking up with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Single Window (ASW) even as more peers in the ASEAN have indicated their own target dates for connecting to the platform that...