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Port users take united stand against PPA arrastre, OOG rate proposals

Port users take united stand against PPA arrastre, OOG rate proposals

Oct. 13 | Image by Jarosław Bialik from Pixabay Multisectoral port stakeholders are jointly opposing the Philippine Ports Authority’s (PPA) proposal to prescribe arrastre rates on empty containers and to apply arrastre, stevedoring, and storage charges on out-of-gauge...

FDA licensing order to hike cost, disrupt supply chain: Philexport chief

FDA licensing order to hike cost, disrupt supply chain: Philexport chief

Sep. 25 | An order reinstating registration requirements for certain household/urban hazardous substances (HUHS) could jack up cost and disrupt the supply chain, according to Sergio R. Ortiz-Luis Jr., president of the Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. (PHILEXPORT). In...

Duterte signs ATA Carnet for temporary admission of goods in trade shows, exhibits

Duterte signs ATA Carnet for temporary admission of goods in trade shows, exhibits

Jul. 27 | ATA Carnet forms President Rodrigo Duterte on June 23 signed the Instrument of Accession for the Customs Convention on the ATA Carnet for Temporary Admission of Goods, also known as the ATA Convention or Istanbul Convention. The ATA Carnet system is an...

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...

PH metal sector cautious, delays expansion amid slump in global demand

PH metal sector cautious, delays expansion amid slump in global demand

Feb. 17 | Most Philippine metal companies are choosing to delay spending on expansion until after May elections and amid sluggish global demand. Jimmy Chan, Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc.. (PHILEXPORT) metals sector trustee, noted that while automotive...

PH stakeholders hail signing of Co-loading Act

PH stakeholders hail signing of Co-loading Act

Jul. 27 | Private and public stakeholders expressed support for the newly signed Foreign Ships Co-loading Act, saying the new law will promote healthy competition, more competitive rates, and lower shipping costs. Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. (PHILEXPORT)...

BOC suspends container stuffing directive

BOC suspends container stuffing directive

Jan. 20 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is temporarily suspending the implementation of a directive that requires the presence of Customs personnel during the stuffing of export containers. The decision was made by Customs Commissioner John Phillip Sevilla during...

PH exporters ask for freeze on BOC stuffing policy

PH exporters ask for freeze on BOC stuffing policy

Jan. 14 | Philippine exporters are asking the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to hold off on implementing a 2010 directive that requires a customs official to be present during the stuffing of export shipments. Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (Philexport) president...

Exporters caught unawares by BOC ruling requiring notice of stuffing

Exporters caught unawares by BOC ruling requiring notice of stuffing

Jan. 11 | The Bureau of Customs said the presence of a customs official during stuffing of an export container is intended to make sure only legitimate products are shipped out of the country. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is gradually implementing at all ports...

PH Senate body OKs bill allowing foreign ships to call multiple local ports

PH Senate body OKs bill allowing foreign ships to call multiple local ports

Dec. 8 | The Philippine Senate Committee on Trade, Commerce and Entrepreneurship has approved a bill allowing foreign shipping lines to call at multiple Philippine ports, as long as they carry cargoes for foreign trade cleared by the Bureau of Customs (BOC). Committee...