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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...

e2m to soon recognize declarants other than customs broker

e2m to soon recognize declarants other than customs broker

Oct. 7 | Image by Pexels from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is restructuring its electronic-to-mobile (e2m) system to finally enable implementation of an order that will allow individuals, other than customs brokers, to act as declarant and sign the goods...

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...

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...

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...

PEZA looks to simplify requirements, extend validity of 3PL accreditation

PEZA looks to simplify requirements, extend validity of 3PL accreditation

Jul. 17 | Philippine Economic Zone Authority deputy director general for operations Harriet Abordo said the agency plans to lengthen the validity of accreditation of truckers, freight forwarders and customs brokers to three years from the current one year. The...

BOC revises accreditation rules for importers, brokers

BOC revises accreditation rules for importers, brokers

Jul. 9 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has amended its accreditation guidelines for importers and customs brokers to ensure accredited importers are not “used as dummies thus maximizing accountability of real importers.” Customs...

PH truckers, brokers threaten Nov. 19 ‘day of rest’

PH truckers, brokers threaten Nov. 19 ‘day of rest’

Nov. 12 | Several trucking and customs brokers’ organizations are planning a trucking holiday starting November 19 to force the Philippine government to address difficulties in returning empty containers and intervene in the implementation of the 15-year-old...

Highly trained customs workforce key to trade reform success—WB

Highly trained customs workforce key to trade reform success—WB

Nov. 12 | Educating customs officials and customs brokers through regular training is positively associated with lower border and documentary compliance times, according to a recent case study by the World Bank (WB). “Training is also related to the successful...