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ASEAN free trade partners, Japan accept PH scanned commercial dox for customs clearance

ASEAN free trade partners, Japan accept PH scanned commercial dox for customs clearance

Jul. 13 | Image by Pexels from Pixabay Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) free trade partners (except India) and Japan have accepted the Philippines’ request to allow scanned copies of commercial documents, including certificates of origin (CO),...

Trade official holds out hope for US-PH free trade deal

Trade official holds out hope for US-PH free trade deal

May. 12 | Image by websubs from Pixabay Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez remains hopeful the Philippines’ seven-year exclusion from the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) counterfeiting and piracy watch list will reinvigorate free trade agreement (FTA)...

Upgraded ASEAN-China FTA protocol effective Aug in PH

Upgraded ASEAN-China FTA protocol effective Aug in PH

Jul. 30 | Image by aymane jdidi from Pixabay The protocol upgrading the economic cooperation agreement between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China will be implemented next month, according to the Bureau of Customs (BOC). Customs commissioner...

PH, US looking at exploring FTA, bolstering trade and investment ties

PH, US looking at exploring FTA, bolstering trade and investment ties

May. 27 | The Philippines’ Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) met with a delegation from the United States to further trade and investment ties and continue exploratory discussions on a possible free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries. Trade...

US-GSP benefits extended to PH exports for 3 more years

US-GSP benefits extended to PH exports for 3 more years

Mar. 28 | Philippine exports will continue to enjoy duty-free access to the Unites States for three more years following US President Donald Trump’s signing of the Omnibus Spending Bill (OSB), which covers the reauthorization of the US Generalized System of...

BOC sets guidelines for submission of e-Certificate of Origin

BOC sets guidelines for submission of e-Certificate of Origin

Jul. 11 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued new guidelines and procedures for the submission and issuance the electronic Certificate of Origin (eCO). Before his term ended on June 30, former customs commissioner Alberto Lina on June 22 signed Customs...

Esguerra named acting NEDA chief, socioeconomic planning secretary

Esguerra named acting NEDA chief, socioeconomic planning secretary

Feb. 2 | Recently appointed Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Dr Emmanuel F. Esguerra is also an advocate for the implementation of the ASEAN Framework on Multimodal Transportation. Dr Emmanuel F. Esguerra, deputy director general of the National Economic and Development...

PH keen to join Trans-Pacific Partnership

PH keen to join Trans-Pacific Partnership

Oct. 21 | Stack of freight containers at the docks with Truck The Philippines has expressed an interest in joining the recently concluded Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). “The recently concluded Trans Pacific...