Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Events

Various issues weigh on PH customs as it drafts e-commerce rules

As the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) drafts its rules on cross-border e-commerce, it finds itself confronted with a multitude of potential...

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All About the PH Rice Tariffication Act

By March 5, Philippine Republic Act No. 11203 (Rice Tariffication Act) should have taken effect. In theory, the new law should reduce...

New PH Rules on Customs Audit and Prior Disclosure

IT’S been more than 2 years since the passage of the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) and finally, the new rules...

What Will You Buy? How Will You Source?

In recent years, digital commerce has grown tremendously and this has greatly affected how people conduct their trading transactions. We all have heard of...

The Trade Compliance Profession

Except for a brief stint in government, I have been in the trade compliance profession for more than 15 years. In all those years,...

Editor's Pick

Trade policy restraint helped limit COVID harm to global economy—WTO

Of the 384 COVID-19-related trade measures implemented by economies, 65% were trade-facilitating while 35% could be considered trade restrictive84% of the trade-restrictive...

Rising COVID cases push ASEAN manufacturing into deeper decline

PMI fell to 13-month low at 44.6 in JulyDemand slumped as restrictions return, leading to the fastest decline in output since May...

IMF lowers 2021 outlook for emerging Asia

Prospects for emerging market and developing economies have been marked down for 2021, while those for advanced economies have been revised upVaccine...