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BOC MICP seizes P24M worth of agri products

BOC MICP seizes P24M worth of agri products

Aug. 8 | The Bureau of Customs-Manila International Container Port (BOC-MICP) on Aug 8 seized five shipments containing misdeclared agricultural products from China worth about P24 million. The shipments arrived at MICP on separate dates last month and were issued...

Binondo raid finds smuggled gadgets, undocumented Chinese nationals

Binondo raid finds smuggled gadgets, undocumented Chinese nationals

Aug. 5 | Operatives from the Bureau of Customs (BOC) have raided a business establishment in Binondo, Manila allegedly selling smuggled high-value electronic products. Discovered in the July 31 raid were electronic devices including those with the brands Apple...

BOC formalizes tracking, control procedures for container movements

BOC formalizes tracking, control procedures for container movements

Jul. 15 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued guidelines and procedures for the monitoring and control of the movement of all containers, whether loaded or empty, at seaports in the Philippines. Customs Administrative Order...

BOC stands firm on legality of collecting additional tariff on deboned meat

BOC stands firm on legality of collecting additional tariff on deboned meat

Jul. 6 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) maintained its position that the retroactive collection of additional 35% tariff on imported mechanically deboned meat (MDM) is legal. The statement was issued after the Meat Importers and Traders Association (MITA) decried...

BOC seizes printing machines for fake cigarette labels

BOC seizes printing machines for fake cigarette labels

Jun. 27 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized machines used to print fake cigarette labels/packaging in Valenzuela City and arrested five Chinese nationals and a Filipino suspected of involvement in the activity. On June 25, 2019, combined forces from the BOC...

BOC seizes fake cigarettes from Bulacan warehouses

BOC seizes fake cigarettes from Bulacan warehouses

Jun. 24 | Some 1,339 cases of fake Mighty, Fortune, Hope, Belmont, Marlboro, Modern, Double Happiness, and Camel cigarettes valued at P40.170 million were seized. Photo from the Bureau of Customs. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has intercepted more than P160 million...

Reefer box with suspected swine fever-infected meat confiscated in Subic

Reefer box with suspected swine fever-infected meat confiscated in Subic

Jun. 7 | A reefer container that is full of meat products suspected of being infected with the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus and that arrived at Subic port from China has been seized by the Bureau of Customs (BOC), according to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority...

BOC tests new system ensuring transparency of alert orders

BOC tests new system ensuring transparency of alert orders

May. 29 | Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) eyes pilot testing by June 15 of an electronic system that promotes transparency and accountability among customs personnel involved in the issuance and lifting of alert orders. The system...

BOC to beef up security in premises from next week

BOC to beef up security in premises from next week

May. 25 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is enhancing its security measures inside its premises starting May 27 and enjoins the public’s cooperation by presenting their identification upon request during random checks. The move...

BOC gives assessment officers online tool for value verification

BOC gives assessment officers online tool for value verification

Apr. 13 | Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is now pilot-testing an internal system that will help its assessment officers determine and verify the value of a commodity. The web-based National Value Verification System (NVVS) officially...