Tuesday, June 15, 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

Vietnam, Canada seek to raise annual bilateral trade to $8B

Despite adverse impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, two-way trade still reached US$5 billion in 2020, up 31% before the CPTPP took effectVietnam...

East Asia to grow 7.7% in 2021 but regional recovery rates vary—World Bank

Region has bounced back from 2020 but speed of recovery will be different among countriesChina is projected to grow 8.5% this year,...

ASEAN mfg rebound continues, but supplier delays at most severe

Regional manufacturing logs third straight month of improvement in MaySustained upturns in output and new ordersSupplier delays at the most severe for...