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BOC lists 9 trade facilitation initiatives for activation this year

BOC lists 9 trade facilitation initiatives for activation this year

Feb. 6 | Bureau of Customs assistant commissioner Atty. Vincent Philip Maronilla during a presentation in a stakeholders’ forum on February 4 The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has identified nine policies for implementation this year to help facilitate trade and...

First cold exam area for meat, agri imports eyed at MICP

First cold exam area for meat, agri imports eyed at MICP

Feb. 4 | Agriculture secretary William Dar and Bureau of Animal Industry director Ronnie Domingo The first designated cold examination area (DCEA) for meat and agricultural imports will likely be at the Manila International Container Port (MICP), according to...

BOC NAIA seizes P660,000 worth of illegal drugs in parcels

BOC NAIA seizes P660,000 worth of illegal drugs in parcels

Feb. 4 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has intercepted 71.6 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known as shabu, and 97 anti-anxiety tablets (Valium), with a total estimated street value of P660,000 and contained in various outbound parcels at a warehouse...

Random field tests on imported fuels to start mid-Feb—BOC

Random field tests on imported fuels to start mid-Feb—BOC

Feb. 3 | Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Strike Team chief Sonny Advincula, BIR director Beverly Milo, Bureau of Customs (BOC) assistant commissioner Atty. Vincent Philip Maronilla, and BOC deputy commissioner Teddy Sandy Raval in a press briefing on January...

P58M worth of fake cigarettes seized in Caloocan

P58M worth of fake cigarettes seized in Caloocan

Jan. 30 | Photo from BOC The Bureau of Customs (BOC) recently intercepted P58.450 million worth of cigarettes—some believed to be counterfeit and some smuggled into the Philippines—in Caloocan City. BOC together with the Philippine Coast Guard, Philippine National...

BOC, DA, DOH monitor cargoes from countries with cases of coronavirus

BOC, DA, DOH monitor cargoes from countries with cases of coronavirus

Jan. 29 | Image by Alexander Kliem from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is working closely with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and Department of Health (DOH) in monitoring and inspecting shipments coming from countries with reported cases of novel coronavirus...

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...

BOC confiscates more than P20B worth of smuggled goods in 2019

BOC confiscates more than P20B worth of smuggled goods in 2019

Jan. 28 | Photo from BOC The Bureau of Customs (BOC) seized P20.58 billion worth of smuggled goods, mostly counterfeit items, illegal drugs and tobacco products, in 2019. Of the total, P9.44 billion were counterfeit products, P3.59 billion illegal drugs, and P2.67...

BOC-MICP to dispose of ASF-positive food items

BOC-MICP to dispose of ASF-positive food items

Jan. 27 | The Bureau of Customs–Manila International Container Port (MICP) will bury contents of a container after it was tested positive for the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus. The container, consigned to Dynamic M Intl Trading Inc arrived at the Manila North...

BOC Cebu to get new office building

BOC Cebu to get new office building

Jan. 25 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) Port of Cebu will soon have its own new building to be located on the adjacent lot of Cebu International Port Complex where the present building stands. The new customs house dubbed Aduana de Cebu will provide a more conducive...