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No halt to rice importation, just stricter rules

No halt to rice importation, just stricter rules

Nov. 22 | The Philippines will not suspend importation of rice but will instead implement stricter measures—including pre-shipment inspection (PSI)—on the commodity’s entry into the country, clarified Agriculture Secretary William Dar. In a press statement...

Duterte suspends rice importation but won’t scrap tariffication

Duterte suspends rice importation but won’t scrap tariffication

Nov. 20 | Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the temporary suspension of rice importation during the local harvest season as a way to protect Filipino farmers that have been affected by the Rice Tariffication Law. Duterte, in a press conference on...

BOC on track to meet P10B rice tariff collection goal

BOC on track to meet P10B rice tariff collection goal

Jul. 13 | The Bureau of Customs attributed to the Rice Import Tariffication Law the 422.25% jump in privately imported rice to 966,690 metric tons from March to June 2019 from 185,100 metric tons year-on-year. Photo from BOC. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) expects...

BOC amends interim rules on Rice Tariffication Law

BOC amends interim rules on Rice Tariffication Law

May. 21 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has amended interim guidelines on the implementation of the Rice Tariffication Law or Republic Act No. 11203, specifying the tariff heading of rice imports covered under the law and the tariff rates for such. The new guidelines...