Paperless trade agreement enters into force

Paperless trade agreement enters into force The Framework Agreement on Facilitation of Cross-border Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific entered into force last February 20, 2021. In 2016, Member States conferred to adopt the framework agreement at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) to accelerate trade digitalization continue reading : Paperless trade agreement enters into force

BOC heightens border security measures through E-TRACC

BOC heightens border security measures through E-TRACC The Bureau of Customs’ (BOC) Electronic Tracking of Containerized Cargoes (E-TRACC) system is proving its efficiency in detecting and curbing illegal activities in Customs Bonded Warehouses, freeport, and economic zones, containers for export, and in shipments of meat, fisheries, and agricultural products. The rollout of the E-TRACC on continue reading : BOC heightens border security measures through E-TRACC

BOC Boosts Scanning Capabilities through Trainings and Equipment

BOC Boosts Scanning Capabilities through Trainings and Equipment In view of being a border protection unit of the country mandated to strengthen vigilance among its seventeen (17) ports nationwide, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) executes measures to further boost and streamline the agency’s inspection capabilities through the enhancement of its x-ray operations. Through its Interim continue reading : BOC Boosts Scanning Capabilities through Trainings and Equipment

BOC-ESS Apprehends brand new Cigarette Making Machines and Counterfeit Cigarettes in Bataan

BOC-ESS Apprehends brand new Cigarette Making Machines and Counterfeit Cigarettes in Bataan As part of the Bureau of Custom’s (BOC) commitment to border security, the Bureau through the simultaneous operations launched by the Enforcement Group’s Enforcement and Security Service Quick Reaction Team (EG-ESS QRT) on March 01, 2021 apprehended cigarette making machines, counterfeit cigarettes and continue reading : BOC-ESS Apprehends brand new Cigarette Making Machines and Counterfeit Cigarettes in Bataan

BOC-MICP Apprehends 60 Million Worth of Smuggled Cigarettes

BOC-MICP Apprehends 60 Million Worth of Smuggled Cigarettes In line with the Bureau of Customs’ (BOC) commitment to its mandate on border security, the Bureau, through the Manila International Container Port’s (MICP) Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service (CIIS) apprehended 2×40’ containers found to contain 2000 master cases of smuggled cigarettes on  February 26, 2021. The continue reading : BOC-MICP Apprehends 60 Million Worth of Smuggled Cigarettes