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BOC mulls NVVS suspension after House recommendation

BOC mulls NVVS suspension after House recommendation

Dec. 10 | Image from Pixabay. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is reviewing its National Value Verification System (NVVS) and mulling its suspension as requested by the House of Representatives (HOR) Committee on Ways and Means. “We are seriously looking into the...

P1.6M worth of high-grade marijuana seized by BOC-NAIA

P1.6M worth of high-grade marijuana seized by BOC-NAIA

Dec. 10 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized a parcel allegedly containing high-grade marijuana, also known as Kush weeds, weighing 1.05 kilograms and with an estimated street value of P1.6 million, at the Central Mail Exchange Center (CMEC) in Pasay City. The...

Multisectoral body to help elevate BOC services, standards

Multisectoral body to help elevate BOC services, standards

Dec. 10 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has convened a multisectoral council that will provide expert advice on how the agency can achieve its goal of becoming a customs administration of global standards. The Multi-sectoral Governing Council (MSGC) will also assist...

PH interface with ASEAN Single Window moved to this month

PH interface with ASEAN Single Window moved to this month

Dec. 9 | Image from Pixabay. The Philippines’ plan to join the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Single Window (ASW) has been moved by a month to December this year, according to an official of the Department of Finance (DOF). “The Philippines...

Draft Customs order on provisional goods declaration out

Draft Customs order on provisional goods declaration out

Dec. 9 | Image from Pixabay. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has released the draft customs memorandum order (CMO) providing guidelines for the lodging and processing of provisional goods declaration under its formal entry system. Stakeholders have until December...

BOC bares rules on compulsory acquisition of undervalued imports

BOC bares rules on compulsory acquisition of undervalued imports

Dec. 7 | Image from Pixabay. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued rules on the Philippine government’s right to acquire undervalued imported goods. Customs Administrative Order (CAO) No. 16-2019, signed by Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III on October...

BOC Clark confiscates shabu worth P6.5M

BOC Clark confiscates shabu worth P6.5M

Dec. 6 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized 1.026 kilograms (kg) of methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known as shabu, worth P6.5 million, and 30 milliliters (ml) of marijuana at the Clark International Airport (CRK). BOC Port of Clark on November 27 found...

Understanding Incoterms 2020

Understanding Incoterms 2020

Dec. 6 | Want to avoid costly disputes and misunderstandings in sales contracts? Sign up for the “UNDERSTANDING INCOTERMS 2020” seminar on December 18 (Wednesday), 2019 at the Solaire Resort (The Forum 1 ABC), from 1:30-5pm. The seminar will help stakeholders...

e2m upgraded to include more units of measurement

e2m upgraded to include more units of measurement

Dec. 4 |   Image from Pixabay. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has updated its electronic-to-mobile (e2m) system  to finally include other units of measurement besides kilograms (kg) in establishing the volume of different types of commodities and shipments. This...

BOC launches AEO program for 2020 implementation

BOC launches AEO program for 2020 implementation

Dec. 3 | The Bureau of Customs on Dec 2 launched the Philippine Authorized Economic Operator Program. At the launch and unveiling of the logo were (L to R): Asian Development Bank trade specialist Taro Sekiguchi, Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero, Department...