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PH asks FTA partners to accept scanned copies of certificates of origin

PH asks FTA partners to accept scanned copies of certificates of origin

May. 27 | Image by Jonathan Sautter from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC), through the Department of Trade and Industry, has requested countries with existing free trade agreements (FTA) with the Philippines to accept scanned copies of certificates of origin...

BOC orders collection of 10% additional duty on imported fuel

BOC orders collection of 10% additional duty on imported fuel

May. 7 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has ordered the temporary modification of import duty rates on crude and refined petroleum products. The order is in keeping with Executive Order 113 series of 2020 signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on May 2 subjecting a...

BOC-accredited stakeholders to get accreditation passes, exemption from quarantine

BOC-accredited stakeholders to get accreditation passes, exemption from quarantine

Mar. 26 | Screengrab of BOC’s Customer Care Portal System The Bureau of Customs (BOC) will issue an accreditation pass to its accredited stakeholders allowing them to pass through checkpoints and enter BOC premises during the implementation of enhanced community...

Joint order directs swift clearance of relief consignments

Joint order directs swift clearance of relief consignments

Mar. 24 | The Department of Finance, Bureau of Customs, and other national government agencies have signed an order expediting the clearance of relief consignments that enter the Philippines during a state of calamity. Joint Administrative Order (JAO) No. 01-2020—signed...

BOC suspends 7-day lodgment rule for goods declaration

BOC suspends 7-day lodgment rule for goods declaration

Mar. 24 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has suspended its policy of seven-day lodgment period for goods declaration for the duration of the enhanced community quarantine. Lodgment and filing of goods declaration is now back to 15 days from the date of discharge of...

Don’t substitute NVVS for declared values, Customs assessors told

Don’t substitute NVVS for declared values, Customs assessors told

Mar. 9 | Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero has reminded Bureau of Customs (BOC) officers that the values in the National Value Verification System (NVVS) are not substitute values but reference values that can...

$97.8M BOC modernization program gets green light

$97.8M BOC modernization program gets green light

Mar. 8 | Screengrab from the World Bank website The Bureau of Customs’ US$97.82-million modernization program has been approved by the National Economic and Development Authority’s (NEDA) Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee on March 6. The...

Amid unusual forex influx, BOC ordered to closely coordinate with AMLC

Amid unusual forex influx, BOC ordered to closely coordinate with AMLC

Mar. 2 | Customs desk at NAIA. Photo courtesy of BOC-NAIA. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has directed the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to closely coordinate with the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) in investigating attempts by suspected syndicates to...

BOC’s first one-stop shop for centralized document processing launched

BOC’s first one-stop shop for centralized document processing launched

Feb. 12 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) inaugurated its first Customs Care Center (CCC), a one-stop shop at the Port of Manila that provides services such as centralized document receiving and releasing, payment processing and gate pass issuance. “The launching...

PH port agencies, stakeholders brace for coronavirus fallout on cargoes, supply chain

PH port agencies, stakeholders brace for coronavirus fallout on cargoes, supply chain

Feb. 10 | Philippine port authorities and cargo transport service providers are anticipating a slowdown in ship calls, reduction in cargo volumes and higher costs as a result of the global outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (2019-nCoV). Shipments of semiconductors...