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First cold exam area for meat, agri imports eyed at MICP

First cold exam area for meat, agri imports eyed at MICP

Feb. 4 | Agriculture secretary William Dar and Bureau of Animal Industry director Ronnie Domingo The first designated cold examination area (DCEA) for meat and agricultural imports will likely be at the Manila International Container Port (MICP), according to...

Draft Customs order on provisional goods declaration out

Draft Customs order on provisional goods declaration out

Dec. 9 | Image from Pixabay. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has released the draft customs memorandum order (CMO) providing guidelines for the lodging and processing of provisional goods declaration under its formal entry system. Stakeholders have until December...

BOC confident of surpassing 2018 revenue collection

BOC confident of surpassing 2018 revenue collection

Dec. 2 | Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero expressed confidence the Bureau of Customs (BOC) will exceed this year its 2018 revenue collection of P593.11-billion. In a chance interview with PortCalls last week, Guerrero, however, said BOC is still trying...

BOC welcomes PACC probe of corruption at Manila ports

BOC welcomes PACC probe of corruption at Manila ports

Oct. 26 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) said it supports the ongoing investigation into corruption at the agency by the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC), which has served subpoenas to Port of Manila and Manila International...

Port of Manila gets 2 x-ray machines

Port of Manila gets 2 x-ray machines

Sep. 24 | Francois Zayek, CEO of x-ray machine supplier Astrophysics (left), with Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero at the installation of the x-ray machines at the Port of Manila on September 24, 2019. Photo from the Bureau of Customs. The Bureau of Customs...

BOC, MICP to free up yard space with transfer of 2,000 overstaying containers

BOC, MICP to free up yard space with transfer of 2,000 overstaying containers

Feb. 28 | The Bureau of Customs-Manila International Container Port (BOC-MICP) is partnering with stakeholders and the port’s operator to move out around 2,000 overstaying containers at MICP, one of many measures to free up space in the terminal. In a statement,...

BOC exceeds 2018 revenue target by 0.1%

BOC exceeds 2018 revenue target by 0.1%

Jan. 2 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) collected P585.542 billion in 2018, beating its annual revenue collection target of P584.881 billion by 0.1%, preliminary data from  the agency’s Financial Service showed. Tax collection in 2018 grew 27.8% compared with...

3 criminal raps lodged against alleged smugglers, customs personnel

3 criminal raps lodged against alleged smugglers, customs personnel

Oct. 21 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has filed three smuggling cases against importers, customs brokers, and customs personnel for misdeclaration and illegal importation of gun parts and ammunition. The first criminal case was filed before the Department of Justice...

P3.8M worth of abandoned goods found in MICP

P3.8M worth of abandoned goods found in MICP

Oct. 14 | Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña inspected on Oct 12 seven containers of carrots and used clothes, shoes and toys worth P3.77 million abandoned at the Manila International Container Port (MICP). MICP district collector Atty Balmyrson Valdez issued...

BOC Sept revenue inches up 0.9% over target

BOC Sept revenue inches up 0.9% over target

Oct. 5 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) collected P52.420 billion in revenue for September 2018, or 0.9% higher than the agency’s monthly target of P51.956 billion and the eighth straight month it exceeded its monthly revenue goals. The September 2018 collection...