Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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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Opinion

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

Thai exports up 17.1% in 2021

Thailand's exports rose by 24.2% year-on-year in December 2021Export growth for full-year 2021 is 17.1%, the highest in 11 yearsExports this year...

Global FDI up 77% to $1.65T in 2021—UNCTAD

FDI flows were up 77% to an estimated US$1.65 trillion last year from $929 billion in 2020Developed economies saw FDI of $777...

Vietnam, Malaysia recovery to accelerate in 2022—World Bank

Vietnamese economic recovery is likely to accelerate in 2022, with GDP growing by 5.5% from 2.6% in the year just endedThe Malaysian...