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BOC exceeds target anew, collects P70.601 Billion in February 2024

March 5, 2024

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) continued its remarkable revenue collection performance by generating P70.601 billion in revenue in February 2024.

Preliminary reports showed that the bureau has exceeded February 2024 revenue goal by generating a surplus of 6.64% or P4.393 billion over the target of P66.207 billion.

BOC and CCIFP elevate collaboration for enhanced trade facilitation

March 4, 2024

To further strengthen relations between the bureau and the private sector, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Chamber of Commerce & Industry France Philippines (CCIFP) gathered in a networking luncheon meeting on February 27, 2024, in Makati City.

BOC, PDEA Intercept Shipment Containing Kush Declared as Consolidated Balikbayan Boxes

March 1, 2024

The Bureau of Customs (BOC), through the Manila International Container Port (MICP), and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), intercepted a shipment from Thailand containing dried marijuana or kush with an estimated value of PhP76 million found inside five balikbayan boxes, consisting of two smaller boxes.

Revolutionizing Customs Operations, Commissioner Rubio and other BOC Officials Launch a Book on Customs Disposal Processes

February 27, 2024

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) proudly announces the launch of a landmark publication, the “Compendium on Customs Disposal Processes.” This definitive guide, authored by BOC Commissioner, Bienvenido Y. Rubio, Chief-of-Staff of the Office of the Commissioner, Atty. Marlon Agaceta, and Legal Service Director, Atty. Tristan Langcay, aims of simplifying the complexities of customs disposal procedures.

Commissioner Rubio Highlights BOC’s 2023 Anti-Smuggling Achievements, Outlines Expectations for RILO A/Ps Future Initiatives

February 20, 2024

On February 8, 2024, Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Bienvenido Y. Rubio was invited to be one of the panelists for Session 5 on “Expectation to RILOs as WCO regional bodies” of the World Customs Organization Asia/Pacific (WCO-A/P) Regional High-Level Roundtable on the Enhancement of Data/Intelligence Analysis and Regional Cooperation Network.

BOC Participated in the Opening Ceremony of the WCO RILO Asia Pacific to Further Bolster Intelligence and Enforcement Networks

February 19, 2024

Commissioner Bienvenido Y. Rubio, along with Deputy Commissioner Juvymax R. Uy of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) Intelligence Group, Deputy Commissioner Teddy S. Raval of the BOC Enforcement Group, and key officials of the bureau, led the Philippine delegation in the opening ceremony of the World Customs Organization Regional Intelligence Liaison Office for Asia and the Pacific (WCO RILO A/P) that took place in Tokyo, Japan, from February 6 to 8, 2024.

Owner Surrenders One of the Smuggled Bugatti Sports Cars to BOC

February 15, 2024

The owner of the red Bugatti Chiron sports car that the Bureau of Customs (BOC) has been searching surrendered the luxury vehicle to the agency’s Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service-Manila International Container Port (CIIS-MICP) on February 9, 2024.

BOC marks 122nd anniversary with new programs, collective action

February 14, 2024

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has unveiled significant programs for this year, reflecting and reinforcing its commitment to achieve a world-class service on the back of sterling revenue collection performance and dynamic digitalization efforts.

In celebrating the agency’s 122nd founding anniversary, BOC Commissioner Bienvenido Y. Rubio turned the spotlight on his new 5-Point Priority Programs, built upon last year’s initiative that helped the Bureau reach unparalleled accomplishments.

BOC Clark Seize Kush Marijuana, Cannabis Infused Gummies

February 13, 2024

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) – Port of Clark, through its intensified border security measures, seized 40 grams of high-grade Marijuana or Kush and 10 pouches of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) Cannabis-Infused Gummy Candies with an estimated value of more than P88,000 concealed inside a parcel declared as “sneakers” from New York, USA.

BOC tracks down two smuggled Bugatti sports cars

February 9, 2024

On Friday, February 2, 2024, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) Port of Manila through its District Collector issued a Warrant of Seizure and Detention (WSD) against two (2) undocumented Bugatti Chiron luxury sports cars recently seen traversing around Metro Manila and its adjacent cities.

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