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Clamor grows for waiver of port fees, extended free storage

Clamor grows for waiver of port fees, extended free storage

Apr. 20 | From top left to right: PMTLAI president Marilyn Alberto, PASIA president Charlie Villaseñor, Dr. Enrico Basilio, SCAMP president-elect Carlo Curay, and BOC assistant commissioner Atty. Vincent Philip Maronilla during a recent #ResilienceandRecoveryPH...

PhilExport seeks BOC order to enforce new EU registration requirement for exporters

PhilExport seeks BOC order to enforce new EU registration requirement for exporters

Aug. 28 | The Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (PhilExport) is seeking government assistance to ensure Filipino exporters can comply with a new European Union registration requirement crucial for the continued availment of benefits under the EU’s Generalised...

Cebu, Davao business leaders highlight trade facilitation gaps in the regions

Cebu, Davao business leaders highlight trade facilitation gaps in the regions

Aug. 9 | Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Consul Antonio Chiu at the 2nd Visayas Shipping Conference 2018 Philippine Exporters Confederation-Davao Ferdinand Marañon at the 3rd Mindanao Shipping Conference 2018 Enhanced ease of doing business and...

PPA approves 24% hike in Manila North Harbor cargo-handling tariff

PPA approves 24% hike in Manila North Harbor cargo-handling tariff

Jun. 27 | The cargo-handling tariff hike at the Manila North Harbor will be divided in three equal tranches of 8% each, to be implemented over three years. The first tranche takes effect on July 21, the second in July 2018, and the last in July 2019. The Philippine...

Proposed order allowing BOC to charge OT fee opposed

Proposed order allowing BOC to charge OT fee opposed

Jun. 18 | The Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) is against a draft customs administrative order (CAO) that charges the overtime fee of customs airport personnel to airlines, noting this “contradicts the basic principles of labor laws.” According...

PH export sales expanded 4.5% in December

PH export sales expanded 4.5% in December

Feb. 18 | The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is hoping that the country’s exports will sustain its growth this year following the sector’s recovery in December 2016. This as Philippine export revenues last December increased 4.5% to US$4.71...

Major PH business groups onboard for full implementation of TABS

Major PH business groups onboard for full implementation of TABS

Mar. 14 | The requirement for each Terminal Appointment Booking System user to maintain a balance of P6,500 has been scrapped. Photo courtesy of Manila South Harbor operator Asian Terminals Inc. The road is clear for the full implementation of the Terminal Appointment...

PCCI, PhilExport join growing protest against online container booking system

PCCI, PhilExport join growing protest against online container booking system

Feb. 29 | Opposition to the Terminal Appointment Booking System (TABS) is mounting with a coalition of customs brokers threatening to stage a one-week protest action to stop implementation of the system. Two other groups—the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and...

Micro handicraft enterprises appeal for permanent lifting of chemicals control

Micro handicraft enterprises appeal for permanent lifting of chemicals control

Feb. 29 | Philippine handicraft exporters are asking for the permanent deregulation of basic chemicals used in the manufacture of their products, saying continued government control of these substances is slowly killing the industry. Floro Salinas, proprietor of...

BOC releases rules for exporters’ self-certification

BOC releases rules for exporters’ self-certification

Jun. 23 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued revised implementation guidelines on the self-certification project for exporters, a pilot program that aims to fast track the free flow of goods within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Customs...