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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...

BOC issues interim supplemental rules on rice importation

BOC issues interim supplemental rules on rice importation

Mar. 29 | All rice shipments that arrived at Philippine ports starting March 5, 2019, regardless of the date of their departure from the port of origin, are no longer required under the new Rice Tariffication Law to have import permits, according to the Bureau...

BOC, NBI nab reseller of 1M worth of ukay-ukay

BOC, NBI nab reseller of 1M worth of ukay-ukay

Jan. 20 | Joint operatives from the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) have apprehended the owner of a condemnation facility caught reselling used clothing (ukay-ukay) to the local market. BOC Customs Intelligence and Investigation...

BOC clamps down on cases of implied abandonment to decongest ports

BOC clamps down on cases of implied abandonment to decongest ports

Jan. 15 | Philippine Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero has ordered all Bureau of Customs (BOC) officials to strictly implement the provision on implied abandonment under the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA). Guerrero, in an unnumbered memorandum...

Container depot utilization still high at 95%—CDAP

Container depot utilization still high at 95%—CDAP

Jan. 9 | Utilization of container yards in Metro Manila has gone down but still remains at a high level of 90% to 95%, Container Depot Alliance of the Philippines (CDAP) president Roger Lalu told PortCalls in a phone interview on January 7. The current rate is...

PH exporters appeal for measures to ease empty container woes

PH exporters appeal for measures to ease empty container woes

Jan. 6 | The Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (Philexport) is calling on government and private sector stakeholders to work together to find solutions to the issue on empty containers, which is hurting the cash flow of exporters and causing delivery problems. During...

BOC to implement pre-lodgement control order on goods with derogatory info

BOC to implement pre-lodgement control order on goods with derogatory info

Jan. 2 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) will adopt an entirely new system for the issuance and processing of the pre-lodgement control order applicable to import, export and transshipped goods with derogatory information prior to lodgement of goods declaration. A...
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