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Liza Almonte

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Vietnam, Eurasian free trade deal takes effect

The free trade agreement between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), which officially took effect October 5, 2016, will provide the ASEAN member-country...

“Trade must be an engine of growth for all” – WTO,...

Article from WTO. World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim...

Lao Customs to impose VAT on passengers’ personal effects

The Customs Department under Laos’ Ministry of Finance will begin collecting valued added tax (VAT) payments from passengers starting November. The tax will be initially...

Previous PH Customs Reform Efforts

This is the third part of a four-part article outlining the major problems confronting the Philippine Bureau of Customs; the previous efforts to reform and...

New PH Customs order raises de minimis threshold by 99,900%

Goods imported into the Philippines with de minimis value of P10,000 and below are no longer subject to duties and taxes based on a...

WCO at 2016 FIATA World Congress

This article is from WCO. World Customs Organization Secretary General Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, as Guest of Honour, addressed the opening session of the 2016 FIATA...

New accord to cap airlines’ carbon emissions adopted

Member states of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) agreed October 6 on a new emissions standard to control global greenhouse gas emissions from...

PH Customs’ draft post-clearance audit rules out

The preliminary version of the customs administrative order (CAO) enabling the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) to perform post-clearance audit as stipulated under the...

Tackling “non-tariff measures”, the new frontier for global trade

This article is from the unctad.org. In 2016, the growth of world trade will be at its slowest since the financial crisis of 2008, reports the...

What Ails the PH BOC?

This is the second part of a four-part article, entitled PH Customs At A Crossroads, outlining the major problems confronting the Philippine Bureau of...