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Draft PH customs order on export cargo clearance for public review

The draft customs administrative order (CAO) that implements provisions of the Philippine Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) governing export cargo clearance and issuance...

Use of customs broker services should be optional—WCO

The World Customs Organization (WCO) said customs brokers’ services should be made optional in keeping with provisions of the Revised Kyoto Convention, although in...

BOC puts on hold pilot test for e-processing of Certificate of Origin

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has indefinitely suspended the trial run for the electronic process of issuing the Certificate of Origin (e-CO). Customs commissioner Alberto...

FTAs exert positive effect on box shipping, says Drewry

Free trade agreements (FTAs) like the latest Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal bolster not just trade among the partners but also the growth of container...

PH firms still reluctant to avail of perks from FTAs – study

Only about 25.4% of Philippine companies take advantage of free trade agreements (FTAs), according to a state think tank. The Philippine Institute for Development Studies...

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