The Bureau of Customs scored a sizeable amount of Shabu at NAIA that drug traffickers attempted to smuggle out of the country.
To be declared as an authorized customs facility operator, Customs has set requirements at par with global standards.
Keeping up with international standards, the Bureau of Customs has implemented measures to ensure better security for exported goods.
Once fully implemented, Philippine exporters will greatly benefit from the faster processing of export goods and the reduced transaction costs arising from paperless processing.
Bureau of Customs Chief: Preliminary figures for October is looking up so we will strengthen efforts to meet targets by the end of the year.
Under the recently issued Customs Memorandum Order 28-2015, importers will have to immediately file an import entry and pay duties and taxes upon importation into Philippine territory even if the final destination is another port.
Una, hindi na magkakaroon ng random at walang basehang pisikal na inspeksiyon ng balikbayan boxes. Sa halip, lahat ng container ng balikbayan box ay padadaanin sa mandatory na x-ray at K-9 examination—nang walang dagdag na singil sa nagpadala o sa OFW.
There will be no random or arbitrary physical inspection of balikbayan boxes. Only in cases where there are derogatory findings from the x-ray or K-9 examination will there be a physical inspection of goods.
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) destroyed over 150,000 pairs of smuggled counterfeit footwear products of well-known brands worth at least P50 million today.
The BOC has come up with a masterlist of all of the regulated import products in the country and their corresponding import requirements that can be downloaded online.
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