Sunday, October 22, 2017
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Liza Almonte

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IATA, WCO collaborate to enhance air cargo efficiency, security

The International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Cargo-XML messaging standard has been fully integrated into the World Customs Organization’s Cargo Targeting System (WCO CTS), a...

China’s import ban on solid waste questioned at import licensing meeting

Five World Trade Organization (WTO) members questioned China’s import ban on solid waste, particularly for certain scrap materials, at the 3 October meeting of...

VN issues rules on customs handling of aircraft entry, exit info...

The Vietnamese government has released the rules on the customs processing via the National Single Window (NSW) of information that pertains to the entry,...

More PH shipments to go through red lane, all to undergo...

More container shipments will be classified under the Philippine Bureau of Customs’ (BOC) red lane selectivity system, with all of these shipments now required...

Laos customs officials undergo risk-based passenger selectivity training

A total of 29 Laos Customs officers recently participated in a World Customs Organization Airport Compliance and Enforcement Officer workshop. The training is underpinned by...

Vietnam customs to launch national cargo control system

​The General Department of Vietnam Customs will soon be implementing across the country the electronic cargo control system that it is currently piloting at...

X-ray of CBW-destined goods now mandatory in PH

All containerized shipments consigned to and bound for customs bonded warehouses (CBWs) in the Philippines are now undergoing x-ray examination to prevent smuggling. Customs commissioner...

EU, Vietnam fast-tracking ratification of free trade deal

Vietnam and the European Union are working to hasten the settlement of some pending issues to ensure that the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA)...

PH Customs installs 19 new x-ray units at international airports

The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) is installing an additional 19 brand-new x-ray machines at three terminals of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)...

ICC concerned at EU proposals on new tax policy for digital...

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has expressed concern at the recent European Commission (EC) proposals to adopt new rules for taxing the digital...