By Melvin Gascon
The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (Ceza) allowed importers to bring used cars into the country once more, and a shipment was scheduled to arrive on Dec. 14 at Port Irene in Santa Ana town in Cagayan province.
By Jerome Aning
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Thursday filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ) smuggling charges against importers and brokers of P60 million worth of used clothing, popularly known as “ukay-ukay.”
By Jerry E. Esplanada
The Bureau of Customs failed to meet its revenue target for the seventh straight month in July, with most of the agency’s 17 districts registering collection deficits, according to some BOC personnel in charge of collections.
By Ronnel W. Domingo
Import surveyors have been advised to enable themselves to test rice shipments from China for excessive levels of the poisonous chemical cadmium and bar the entry of these cargoes if found positive, according to the National Food Authority.
By Yolanda Sotelo
Saying an international “corporate behemoth” has threatened to overwhelm the country’s food producing industry, businessmen and leaders of civic organizations have joined hands at an agriculture summit to stop Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand (CP) Foods Corp. on its track.