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BOC sues steel importers

Customs Commissioner John Phillip Sevilla. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Two steel importers are facing smuggling-related complaints in the Department of Justice (DOJ) for allegedly misdeclaring their shipments to avoid paying higher customs duties.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

BOC continues to miss collection target

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Customs Commissioner John Sevilla. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

“So far, not so good.”

That was how a high official of the Bureau of Customs described the agency’s revenue collections during the first quarter of the year, which totaled P86.26 billion, P8.51 billion short of its target of P94.76 billion.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Customs take surged by 22% to P274B in Feb.

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Customs collections surged by more than a fifth for the second straight month in February, reinforcing expectations that reforms implemented by the Bureau’s new leadership have started to gain traction.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Customs collections surge in February, still below target

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Bureau of Customs. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Customs collections surged by more than a fifth for the second straight month in February, reinforcing expectations that reforms implemented by the Bureau’s new leadership have started to gain traction.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

SC asked to stop Manila court from releasing rice imports without permit

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Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) asked the Supreme Court to stop the Manila Regional Trial Court from implementing its orders allowing the release of 189,540 bags of rice that arrived last year in Manila port without the proper documents.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Customs misses monthly revenue target again

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Bureau of Customs. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

For the second month in a row, the Bureau of Customs failed to meet its revenue goal with a collection of a little over P26 billion, some P4 billion short of its February target of P30.18 billion.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

BOC charges PH’s second largest steel importer with misdeclaration of taxes

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Customs Commissioner John Phillip Sevilla. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

No amount of guise could hide the country’s second largest steel importer from the law enforcement of the Bureau of Customs.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

P304-B take still short of Customs target

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Customs Commissioner John Phillip Sevilla. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) generated P304.5 billion in revenues in 2013, following improvements in operational efficiency and reforms that were undertaken in the last quarter of the year.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Truck ban paralyzes BOC, port operations

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Prices of goods are expected to drastically increase in the coming days after truckers raised their hauling rates by an average of 50 percent effective March 15 as a result of the truck ban imposed by the city government of Manila.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) said private businesses as well as the government’s revenue collections had been hurt by the extension of the truck ban in Manila.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

BOC seeks help to reexport trash

Bureau of Customs. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has sought the assistance of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in returning to Canada 50 container vans of garbage, which were misdeclared as scrap plastic for recycling.

Posted: February 23rd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Accountability and P200-B smuggling loss

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In President Aquino’s last Sona message, he said the government was losing P200 billion due to smuggling. The table below shows this was not always the case. In 2004, the government lost only P26.6 billion, which dropped to P19.4 billion in 2005. From 2006 onward, it rose steadily hitting P204.3 billion in 2012.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Customs’ postaudit team abolished

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Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima: Public sector debt has become more and more manageable. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Trying to put teeth to what has been a futile antismuggling drive, the Department of Finance issued two regulations subjecting importers to stringent accreditation and evaluation procedures before and after they transact with the Bureau of Customs.

Posted: February 9th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

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