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Understanding Incoterms 2020

Understanding Incoterms 2020

Dec. 6 | Want to avoid costly disputes and misunderstandings in sales contracts? Sign up for the “UNDERSTANDING INCOTERMS 2020” seminar on December 18 (Wednesday), 2019 at the Solaire Resort (The Forum 1 ABC), from 1:30-5pm. The seminar will help stakeholders...

TradeNet is online platform for PH National Single Window

TradeNet is online platform for PH National Single Window

Sep. 20 | The National Single Window (NSW) Steering Committee, a high-level team chaired by the secretary of the Philippine Department of Finance (DOF), has agreed to adopt a government-built online platform for trade as the vehicle for the NSW. DOF Undersecretary...

Time to Brush Up on Your Customs Lingo

Time to Brush Up on Your Customs Lingo

Dec. 7 | ACOS, SAD, IEIRD, OLRS, AEDS, NSW. If you believe you are very much at ease using these industry terminologies, our column today may jolt you into the shocking reality that you may actually be living in the past:   ACOS – Automated Customs Operations...

PH multimodal transport and logistics industry roadmap in its final stages

PH multimodal transport and logistics industry roadmap in its final stages

Dec. 4 | Philippine International Seafreight Forwarders Association, Inc. (PISFA) president Doris Torres presented the Philippine Multimodal Transportation and Logistics Industry Roadmap at the recent Asia Logistics Forum 2015. Philippine transport stakeholders...

ASEAN urges acceleration of domestic reforms for faster regional transport upgrade

ASEAN urges acceleration of domestic reforms for faster regional transport upgrade

Nov. 26 | The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) recommends the ratification of signed protocols and acceleration of domestic reforms needed to achieve transport facilitation through an integrated, efficient, and globally competitive transport system...

PH trade facilitation efforts exceed ASEAN average—UN global survey

PH trade facilitation efforts exceed ASEAN average—UN global survey

Oct. 26 | The Philippines’ efforts at implementing trade facilitation measures exceed the overall average in Southeast Asia and the Asia-Pacific, according to a just-released survey by the ​​ United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the...

PH Customs chief eyes weighing of import cargo inside ports, truck registration with BOC

PH Customs chief eyes weighing of import cargo inside ports, truck registration with BOC

Oct. 20 | Customs commissioner Alberto Lina also wants cargoes to undergo x-ray right after they are unloaded from a vessel. Customs commissioner Alberto Lina said he will soon issue a memo that requires terminal operators to weigh import containers within the...

Asia-Pacific trade facilitation progress below 50%—latest UN study

Asia-Pacific trade facilitation progress below 50%—latest UN study

Jun. 30 | Trade facilitation efforts by economies in the Asia-Pacific region have been notable but much needs to be done to fast track liberalization, according to a study released recently by the United Nations (UN). According to the Joint UN Commissions’ Trade...

Jan-Apr customs revenue collection 14% behind target

Jan-Apr customs revenue collection 14% behind target

Jun. 22 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) collected P120.384 billion in the first four months of 2015, higher by 2.6% from the P117.266 billion collected in the same period last year, but 14.4% lower than the P37.352-billion target. For April alone, BOC collection...

BOC tightens control on CBW licensing

BOC tightens control on CBW licensing

May. 23 | Warehouse Crate The Bureau of Customs (BOC) directed its officials to require operators of customs bonded warehouses (CBW), on-dock container yard/container freight stations (CY/CFS), arrastre operators, and other facilities that temporarily handle and...