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BOC overshoots June collection target

BOC overshoots June collection target

Jul. 3 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) collected revenues of P50.139 billion in June 2018, 4.9% higher than the P47.797-billion target for the month, and 41.6% more than the P35.417 billion it took in year-on-year, preliminary data from BOC’s Financial...

Importers of onions worth P2.8M slapped smuggling raps

Importers of onions worth P2.8M slapped smuggling raps

Jun. 29 | Bureau of Customs officials recently filed before the Department of Justice charges against importers who conducted alleged unlawful importation of onions worth P2.8 million. Photo courtesy of BOC. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has filed criminal charges...

All BOC automation requirements now with World Bank—Lapeña

All BOC automation requirements now with World Bank—Lapeña

Jun. 29 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) has completed the requirements that will lead the World Bank (WB) to approve a proposed project to modernize and automate the customs agency. Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña told PortCalls in an interview on...

BOC study to identify delays in cargo clearance

BOC study to identify delays in cargo clearance

Jun. 26 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) will conduct a time release study (TRS) to identify delays in the clearance of cargoes and to formulate corrective measures, according to Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña. The TRS will cover the port operation process from...

P250M Thai rice with no import permit nabbed at Manila port

P250M Thai rice with no import permit nabbed at Manila port

Jun. 20 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) recently seized 200 containers of Thai white rice estimated to be worth P250 million at the Manila International Container Port (MICP) for lacking the necessary permit to import. Importer Sta. Rosa Farm Products Corp. filed...

Stronger links between ASEAN and Russian customs agencies urged

Stronger links between ASEAN and Russian customs agencies urged

Jun. 17 | Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has called for closer cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the field of customs administration to further strengthen economic ties between...

More logistics firm, ATI personnel charged over unlawful release of 105 alerted shipments

More logistics firm, ATI personnel charged over unlawful release of 105 alerted shipments

May. 8 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has filed supplemental complaints with the Department of Justice (DOF) against more individuals in the unauthorized release of 105 alerted containers from the Port of Manila in view of the additional evidence gathered by its...

BOC seizes misdeclared shipments worth P33M at Manila ports

BOC seizes misdeclared shipments worth P33M at Manila ports

May. 8 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) busted nine 40-foot equivalent units (FEUs) containing rice, various items, and used clothing (ukay-ukay) worth about P33 million for alleged misdeclaration and gross undervaluation. Five of the nine seized FEUs came from...

BOC sees P7M revenue from auction of seized goods

BOC sees P7M revenue from auction of seized goods

Apr. 27 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is eyeing additional revenue estimated at P7.195 million from a public auction of various seized goods. The auction will be held on May 8 at the Conference Room of the Office of the District Collector of Manila International...

BOC seizes P10M worth of illegal drugs shipped with toys

BOC seizes P10M worth of illegal drugs shipped with toys

Apr. 27 | The Bureau of Customs on April 27 turned over approximately 2.06 kilograms of methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known as shabu, and 127.60 grams of Kush weeds, a high-grade strand of marijuana, to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency. Photo courtesy...