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Full automation tops BOC’s 10-point priority list for 2020

Full automation tops BOC’s 10-point priority list for 2020

Jan. 14 | Image from Pixabay. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has identified 10 priority initiatives for 2020, including full automation of frontline services and enhancement of trade facilitation. Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero, in a media briefing on...

BOC launches AEO program for 2020 implementation

BOC launches AEO program for 2020 implementation

Dec. 3 | The Bureau of Customs on Dec 2 launched the Philippine Authorized Economic Operator Program. At the launch and unveiling of the logo were (L to R): Asian Development Bank trade specialist Taro Sekiguchi, Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero, Department...

BOC’s Cargo Targeting System for launch late Oct

BOC’s Cargo Targeting System for launch late Oct

Oct. 10 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is now pilot testing the Cargo Targeting System (CTS), a World Customs Organization (WCO) enterprise solution, which will allow for identification of high-risk shipments and facilitation...

E-commerce conference explores customs, trade issues

E-commerce conference explores customs, trade issues

May. 23 | The physical aspects of cross-border e-commerce take center stage at the “Cross-Border E-Commerce: An International Trade and Customs Perspective” conference on July 26, 2019 at Solaire Resort and Casino in Parañaque City, Philippines. Organized...

Full automation leads BOC’s 10 priorities for 2019

Full automation leads BOC’s 10 priorities for 2019

Jan. 20 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) is implementing a 10-point priority program aimed at accomplishing its organizational and operational targets for 2019, with fully automated processes topping the list. Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero,...

BOC hosts WCO Sub-Regional Train-the-Trainers Workshop on Programme Global Shield

BOC hosts WCO Sub-Regional Train-the-Trainers Workshop on Programme Global Shield

Mar. 18 | Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña spoke at the opening session of last week’s World Customs Organization (WCO) Sub-Regional Train-the-Trainers Workshop on Programme Global Shield (PGS). In photo with him are (L to R) Japan International Cooperation...

WCO, China hold first global cross-border e-commerce summit

WCO, China hold first global cross-border e-commerce summit

Feb. 14 | The First Global Cross-Border E-Commerce Conference, co-hosted by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the General Administration of China Customs (GACC), has recognized the immense opportunities that e-commerce brings but also calls for digital transparency...

New classification decisions made in Harmonized System

New classification decisions made in Harmonized System

Feb. 7 | The Harmonized System Committee (HSC) made a number of decisions during its 60th Session at the World Customs Organization (WCO) headquarters in Brussels. The decisions taken by the HSC during this session have now been published on the WCO website. These...

WCO launches 2018 theme, calls for securing supply chain

WCO launches 2018 theme, calls for securing supply chain

Jan. 29 | The World Customs Organization (WCO) has unveiled “A Secure Business Environment for Economic Development” as its slogan in 2018, introduced formally on January 26 to mark World Customs Day. Under this banner, WCO encourages its members to look at...

Harmonized System celebrates 30th anniversary

Harmonized System celebrates 30th anniversary

Jan. 6 | The World Customs Organization (WCO) is marking the 30th anniversary of the Harmonized System (HS) with a call to the international customs community to continue to develop, maintain, and safeguard the system. The year 2018 marks the 30th anniversary...