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BOC clarifies where exporters may seek pre-evaluation for CO issuance

BOC clarifies where exporters may seek pre-evaluation for CO issuance

Nov. 19 | Pre-evaluation of provincial exporters and their export products for certificate of origin (CO) issuance will still be carried out by the Export Division (ED), not the Export Coordinating Division (ECD), according to Assessment and Operations Coordinating...

Live e-CO exchanges via ASEAN Single Window hit over 8,700 per month

Live e-CO exchanges via ASEAN Single Window hit over 8,700 per month

Oct. 2 | Image by Hessel Visser from Pixabay Live exchanges of electronic certificates of origin (e-COs) among the Philippines and the nine other members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) via the ASEAN Single Window (ASW) have averaged around...

ASEAN free trade partners, Japan accept PH scanned commercial dox for customs clearance

ASEAN free trade partners, Japan accept PH scanned commercial dox for customs clearance

Jul. 13 | Image by Pexels from Pixabay Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) free trade partners (except India) and Japan have accepted the Philippines’ request to allow scanned copies of commercial documents, including certificates of origin (CO),...

PH asks FTA partners to accept scanned copies of certificates of origin

PH asks FTA partners to accept scanned copies of certificates of origin

May. 27 | Image by Jonathan Sautter from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC), through the Department of Trade and Industry, has requested countries with existing free trade agreements (FTA) with the Philippines to accept scanned copies of certificates of origin...

PH no longer requires radiation, origin certificates for Japanese goods

PH no longer requires radiation, origin certificates for Japanese goods

Jan. 21 | Fukushima pears image by Eugenio Cuppone from Pixabay The Department of Agriculture (DA) has lifted additional import requirements on Japanese commodities. Agriculture Secretary William Dar, in Memorandum Order (MO) No. 01 series of 2020 dated January...

Customs chief wants stringent review of certificates of origin

Customs chief wants stringent review of certificates of origin

Nov. 23 | Image by Gorkhs from Pixabay Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero has instructed concerned customs officials and personnel to strictly review all certificates of origin (COs) to ensure shipments availing of preferential tariff are qualified. In...

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...

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 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...

4 BOC orders aimed at jacking up revenues, closing collection loopholes

4 BOC orders aimed at jacking up revenues, closing collection loopholes

Oct. 4 | Philippine Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña has laid down four directives designed to boost revenue collection and plug collection gaps, including scrutinizing documents to ensure their authenticity and exercising vigilance in examining Certificates...