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BOC unveils new rules on operation of CBWs

BOC unveils new rules on operation of CBWs

Oct. 15 | Image courtesy of photoraidz at FreeDigitalPhotos.net New Bureau of Customs (BOC) guidelines on the establishment, operation, supervision, and control of customs bonded warehouses (CBWs) are out. Customs Administrative Order (CAO) No. 13-2019, signed...

e2m to soon recognize declarants other than customs broker

e2m to soon recognize declarants other than customs broker

Oct. 7 | Image by Pexels from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is restructuring its electronic-to-mobile (e2m) system to finally enable implementation of an order that will allow individuals, other than customs brokers, to act as declarant and sign the goods...

BOC reports 12% rise in Sept collection

BOC reports 12% rise in Sept collection

Oct. 4 | Image by Mediamodifier from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) posted revenues of P58.902 billion in September 2019, an increase of 12.4% from the P52.420 billion earned in the same month last year. In an email to PortCalls, BOC said the increase was...

ARTA: Trading, transpo among priorities for gov’t streamlining

ARTA: Trading, transpo among priorities for gov’t streamlining

Sep. 21 | The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has identified trading and transportation among priority sectors in a project to streamline systems of government agencies. The National Effort for the Harmonization of Efficiency Measures of Interrelated Agencies or...

TradeNet interface with ASEAN Single Window still on in Nov despite snag: BOC

TradeNet interface with ASEAN Single Window still on in Nov despite snag: BOC

Sep. 16 | Testing of the Philippines’ interconnection to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Single Window (ASW) has been put on hold, but the Department of Finance (DOF) and Bureau of Customs (BOC) are still working to meet the November target...

Duterte proposes elimination of customs brokers, examiners

Duterte proposes elimination of customs brokers, examiners

Sep. 11 | Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay President Rodrigo Duterte is proposing to do away with customs brokers and examiners from the customs system, saying doing so would “cut corruption overnight”. “Ang gusto ko, wala nang brokers (What I want...

PH Customs rules out on registration of non-regular importers

PH Customs rules out on registration of non-regular importers

Sep. 3 | Guidelines on the registration of a non-regular importer (NRI), formerly known as a once-a-year importer, to the Bureau of Customs’ (BOC) Client Profile Registration System (CPRS) have been released. Customs Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 46-2019, which...

Ombudsman dismisses seven customs execs, staff for corruption

Ombudsman dismisses seven customs execs, staff for corruption

Aug. 20 | The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal from service of seven Bureau of Customs (BOC) officials and employees for grave misconduct and neglect of duty. Ombudsman Samuel Martires in separate rulings dated August 15 ordered the dismissal from...

Duterte: 100 more customs staff to be fired

Duterte: 100 more customs staff to be fired

Jul. 30 | Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay President Rodrigo Duterte said he would terminate the services of 100 more Bureau of Customs (BOC) employees for alleged involvement in corrupt activities. In a speech on July 25, Duterte said that aside from...

Cross-border e-commerce conference highlights regulations, best trade practices

Cross-border e-commerce conference highlights regulations, best trade practices

Jul. 30 | First row photos (from L): participants to the Cross-Border E-commerce conference organized by PortCalls and Asia Customs & Trade; and conference speakers and organizers. Second row photos (from L): during panel discussion with Bureau of Customs assistant...