Monday, October 18, 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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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

IMF slashes growth outlook as supply chain bottlenecks, inflation build up

Pandemic outbreaks in critical links of global supply chains have resulted in longer than expected supply disruptions, feeding inflation in many countriesGlobal...

WTO online tool helps users navigate HS code changes ahead of implementation

The HS Tracker will help customs officials and traders prepare for HS amendments that will enter into force on January 1, 2022It...

WTO upgrades 2021 goods trade forecast on strong rebound

World merchandise trade volume is expected to grow 10.8% in 2021 and to slow to a 4.7% growth in 2022Quarterly trade growth...