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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...

Draft customs order on brokers’ registration released

Draft customs order on brokers’ registration released

May. 23 | The draft customs administrative order (CAO) providing new rules on the registration procedure for customs brokers has been released for public review by the Department of Finance and Bureau of Customs (BOC). Stakeholders have until May 24 to submit...

More opportunities await customs brokers as supply chain practitioners

More opportunities await customs brokers as supply chain practitioners

Nov. 16 | Cris John Garcia, logistics cluster lead for Southeast Asia of multinational food and beverage company Mondelez International, delivering a presentation at the recent 27th National Convention of the Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. in Davao City. Customs...

CCBI postpones lodgement fee rollout to October

CCBI postpones lodgement fee rollout to October

Jul. 13 | The implementation of the lodgement fee program has been moved by the Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) to October 1 to allow for a longer period in conducting an information drive among its members. CCBI national president Atty. Ferdinand Nague...