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WB designing $200M modernization plan for PH customs

The World Bank (WB) is preparing a project that aims to support the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) in enhancing its efficiency, effectiveness and...

New handbook provides up-to-date guidance on WTO dispute settlement proceedings

A new edition of A Handbook on the World Trade Organization (WTO) Dispute Settlement System, co-published by the WTO and Cambridge University Press, was...

WCO supports Indonesian Customs’ efforts to strengthen IPR border enforcement

A World Customs Organization (WCO) National Workshop on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy was recently held for Indonesian Customs in Jakarta. The workshop, sponsored by the...

5 Common Customs Mistakes of Importers

Unless you are buying a one-off low value item online, buying offshore for regular importers and for high-value goods is a complex affair. Ordering...

PH Customs orders strict enforcement of underguarding

Philippine customs district collectors and office heads were reminded to stringently enforce underguarding of goods from the port of discharge to the destination customs...

PH customs and trading rules made easy with new book

“Understanding International Trade, Tariff and Customs” authored by customs and trade expert Atty Agaton Uvero was launched recently at the Makati Shangri-La before guests from the customs,...

WTO upgrades forecast for 2017 as trade rebounds strongly

World Trade Organization (WTO) economists have issued a strong upward revision to their forecast for 2017 trade expansion following a sharp acceleration in global...

Vietnam advances customs modernization, economic competitiveness

Officials from Vietnam discussed a wide range of topics relating to economic competitiveness and Customs modernization during their recent meeting with World Customs Organization (WCO)...

Malaysia’s customs, revenue collecting agency to co-audit all firms

The Royal Malaysian Customs Department and the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) will jointly undertake an audit of all companies in Malaysia in an effort...

ASEAN, HK conclude free trade talks

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Hong Kong have concluded negotiations on their free trade agreement (FTA) at the second ASEAN Economic...