Monday, October 25, 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

Japan Customs orders new x-ray systems for Tokyo, Kobe ports

Japan Customs has tapped Smiths Detection to provide two interlaced, dual-view cargo inspection systems for screening trucks and cargo containersThe inspection systems...

China’s economy slows in Q3 on policy challenges

The slower growth was attributed to policy challenges, zero-tolerance COVID-19 measures, high base effect from last year's third quarter, and energy shortagesIndustrial...

Singapore’s exports grow for 10 straight months

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) grew 12.3% year-on-year in September as both electronics and non-electronics shipments expandedThe electronic NODX expanded by 14.4%...