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US initiates anti-dumping probe of Thai, Chinese, Sri Lankan rubber bands

The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced it will initiate new anti-dumping probes of rubber bands imported from China, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. U.S. Secretary...

PH importer, broker accreditation back exclusively with Customs

The accreditation of Philippine importers and customs brokers is now solely in the hands of the Bureau of Customs (BOC), according to an order...

Indonesia’s new ‘protectionist’ rules worry Euro shipowners

The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) is opposing a decree Indonesia adopted recently that mandates that certain commodities can only be transported for import...

Thai port tests automated customs services

The customs office at Laem Chabang port, Thailand’s largest port located in Chonburi Province, is testing out its new electronic processing system as it...

Self-declaration for Vietnam food imports to cut inspection time

The Vietnamese government is giving companies the right to self-declare food product origins and quality in a move intended to assist food and beverage...

Korea mulls WTO case if US slaps heavy duties on steel

South Korea’s trade ministry is considering filing a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) should the United States decide to impose heavy duties...

BOC-NAIA eyes measures to cut cargo clearance time

STAKEHOLDERS can expect faster and more streamlined processing at the Bureau of Customs-Ninoy Aquino International Airport (BOC-NAIA), as the collection district lays down plans...

China calls out US ‘protectionist tendency’ on steel products

The Chinese government has called on the United States to restrain the use of trade restrictions after the latter decided to launch trade remedy...

Trade growth to sustain momentum in Q1 2018

The World Trade Organization's (WTO) latest World Trade Outlook Indicator (WTOI) suggests that the trade recovery of 2017 should continue, with solid trade volume...

Smuggled luxe vehicles will be condemned, not auctioned in PH

In compliance with the directive of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) will condemn rather than auction off seized smuggled luxury...