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BOC’s review findings on suspended NVVS released by end-Jan

BOC’s review findings on suspended NVVS released by end-Jan

Jan. 21 | During the launch of BOC’s new computer projects, including the National Value Verification System, in June 2019. Photo courtesy of BOC. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is aiming to complete review of the National Value Verification System (NVVS) and...

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...

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...

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...

PPA requires customs brokers to submit request for accreditation exemption

PPA requires customs brokers to submit request for accreditation exemption

Oct. 8 | Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is requiring customs brokers to file a request for exemption from PPA’s new accreditation requirement so they can continue to provide brokerage services at ports. Administrative...

CCBI: Duterte proposal to eliminate brokers, examiners “disheartening”

CCBI: Duterte proposal to eliminate brokers, examiners “disheartening”

Sep. 11 | Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc (CCBI) president Adonis Carmona told PortCalls President Rodrigo Duterte’s proposal to do away with customs brokers and examiners from the customs system is “very disheartening and demoralizing” for association members. On...

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...

PPA requires accreditation for all port service providers

PPA requires accreditation for all port service providers

Jul. 30 | Image by bastiaan from Pixabay Starting August 7, all port service providers, including customs brokers, shipping lines and agent, freight forwarders and truckers, will have to secure accreditation from the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA). The new accreditation...

BOC allows non-brokers to register as declarants; brokers cry foul

BOC allows non-brokers to register as declarants; brokers cry foul

Jul. 17 | Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is allowing persons other than the customs broker to file an application for accreditation and obtain a certificate of accreditation as declarant from the agency. Customs Memorandum Order (CMO)...

Gov’t moves to solve empty container return problem; groups shun planned truck holiday

Gov’t moves to solve empty container return problem; groups shun planned truck holiday

Nov. 14 | (Clockwise, from right) Philippine Ports Authority general manager Atty Jay Daniel Santiago, Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero and Department of Transportation OIC-undersecretary for Maritime Fernando Juan Perez meet on Nov 14 to coordinate government...