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PPA requires customs brokers to submit request for accreditation exemption

PPA requires customs brokers to submit request for accreditation exemption

Oct. 8 | Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is requiring customs brokers to file a request for exemption from PPA’s new accreditation requirement so they can continue to provide brokerage services at ports. Administrative...

e2m to soon recognize declarants other than customs broker

e2m to soon recognize declarants other than customs broker

Oct. 7 | Image by Pexels from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is restructuring its electronic-to-mobile (e2m) system to finally enable implementation of an order that will allow individuals, other than customs brokers, to act as declarant and sign the goods...

CCBI renews appeal against 2-tier accreditation of customs brokers

CCBI renews appeal against 2-tier accreditation of customs brokers

Jul. 10 | The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) is seeking the implementation of a 2014 Supreme Court (SC) decision, which it said effectively removed the two-tier accreditation requirement for customs brokers to transact with the Philippine Bureau of Customs...

RA 9853 Implementation Issues

RA 9853 Implementation Issues

Nov. 1 | IN our column dated 09 August 2010, we mentioned that RA 9853, which effectively amended RA 9280, has been passed and approved since January of this year. It has been more than 9 months and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) has yet to issue the necessary guidelines...

Customs Brokers Act II

Customs Brokers Act II

Aug. 9 | LAST December 15, 2009, former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo signed and approved the passage of Republic Act No. 9853, entitled: “An Act Amending RA 9280 otherwise known as the Customs Broker Act of 2004, and for other purposes”. RA 9853 was...

Logistics Industry Concerns for 2010

Logistics Industry Concerns for 2010

Nov. 18 | During the PortCalls Cargo Economics Conference held last October 15, 2009, we made a presentation on the key industry concerns for 2010. We have summarized below the highlights of our presentation entitled “Key Industry Concerns for 2010 Going...

Proposed Anti-Smuggling Bills

Proposed Anti-Smuggling Bills

Jan. 14 | There are presently pending bills in Congress (both Senate and House of Representatives) providing for measures to curb smuggling in our customs borders. While many of them are innocently entitled “Anti-Smuggling Act of 2007”, a close reading of the...