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PPA rules: Licensed customs brokers exempt from accreditation

PPA rules: Licensed customs brokers exempt from accreditation

Oct. 1 | The exemption applies to customs brokers with a valid license issued by the Professional Regulation Commission for Customs Brokers. Image by janjf93 from Pixabay Licensed customs brokers no longer need to secure accreditation from the Philippine Ports...

BOC amends rules on third-party witnesses at exam of alerted shipments

BOC amends rules on third-party witnesses at exam of alerted shipments

Aug. 22 | Image by Wolfgang Schröpfer from Pixabay Effective August 5, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) will no longer require a third-party representative to witness the examination of an alerted shipment if, despite due notice, the concerned importer, exporter, or...

Industry groups vs PPA accreditation rule for port service providers

Industry groups vs PPA accreditation rule for port service providers

Aug. 13 | A recent Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) order that requires all port service providers to secure accreditation is meeting resistance from customs brokers, domestic shipping lines and truckers. In separate letters to PPA general manager Atty. Jay Daniel...

CCBI launches online portal for database, services

CCBI launches online portal for database, services

Aug. 13 | Screenshot of Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc portal, www.ccbi.com.ph The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) is automating its services and conducting more seminars and forums to better serve its member-customs brokers. CCBI recently launched its...

BOC to train sights on errant customs brokers

BOC to train sights on errant customs brokers

Jul. 28 | Image by succo from Pixabay Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero said the Bureau of Customs (BOC) will go after customs brokers in violation of customs regulations. In a statement last week, Guerrero said President Rodrigo Duterte, in a meeting...

CCBI questions ‘confusing’ rebooted green lane

CCBI questions ‘confusing’ rebooted green lane

Jul. 3 | Image by druckfuchs from Pixabay The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) is requesting the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to review implementation of the reactivated green lane under the agency’s selectivity system amid customs brokers’ reports the new...

BOC suspends order shortening lodgement period for goods declaration

BOC suspends order shortening lodgement period for goods declaration

May. 3 | Image by Pexels from Pixabay The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) has suspended until further notice an order cutting the period for lodging goods declaration to seven days from the previous 15 days. The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc (CCBI) sought...

Carmona is new CCBI president

Carmona is new CCBI president

Mar. 26 | Adones Carmona has been elected as the new president of the Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) for 2019-2021. He took over the reins of the association from Atty Ferdinand Nague. In an election held on March 21, Carmona was voted president from among...

CCBI board of directors for 2019-21 elected

CCBI board of directors for 2019-21 elected

Mar. 11 | The new members of the Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) Board of Directors for 2019 to 2021 have been elected. In a March 8 election, 15 new directors emerged as winners, namely, Sunny D. Aguila, Erwina A. Atienza, Julius S. Basas, Adones C. Carmona,...

BOC indefinitely suspends implementation of truckers’ registration

BOC indefinitely suspends implementation of truckers’ registration

Feb. 24 | Following concerns raised by stakeholders, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) is holding off implementation of a new order requiring truckers’ registration. Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero confirmed in text messages to PortCalls that BOC will defer...