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Source: BusinessMirror An order by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) allowing non-Customs brokers to practice the profession has been described by the Chamber of Customs Brokers Inc. (CCBI) as “unfair and degrading” to professional customs brokers. In a letter obtained by the BusinessMirror, the CCBI…
Source: Mongabay In a joint customs and police operation spanning 109 countries, authorities have confiscated thousands of plants and animals, including more than 2,600 plants, nearly 10,000 live turtles and tortoises, more than 4,300 birds, 23 live primates, and 30 big cats. The 26-day worldwide…
Source: WCO On 27 June 2019 during the annual WCO Council sessions, Vice-Minister of China Customs Mr. Wang Lingjun and WCO Secretary General Dr. Kunio Mikuriya signed a renewed Grant Agreement for the China Customs Cooperation Fund (CCF-China). Under this Agreement, the Government of the People’s…
Source: The Gleaner Mitzie Gordon Burke-Green was returned unopposed for another term as president of the Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association of Jamaica at the recently held annual general meeting at the Four Seasons Hotel. For full details, please click here .
Source: WCO On the 3rd of July 2019, on occasion of the WTO Global Review of Aid for Trade, the WCO organized jointly, together with the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida), the World Bank Group (WBG) and the European Commission, a parallel…
Source: The Loadstar Warehousing demand in India has overtaken supply for the first time in four years, with e-commerce and global consumer goods companies driving much of the growth. According to a new report by property developer Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), last year India’s total stock of Grade A…
Source: Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide With the support of the Government of India, the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN)—a global business network of over 110 companies working together to tackle corruption in the maritime industry—today announces the launch of a groundbreaking Port…
IFCBA is pleased to welcome its newest associated business, GdC - Despachante Oficial, Lda, located in Lisboa, Portugal. About GdC: Our company started its activity more than 45 years ago and holds a prominent position in the area of customs, both from the point of view of professional skills, and…
IFCBA is pleased to welcome its newest associated business, GHY International, located in Winnipeg, Canada. About GHY: We are a 118 year old 4th generation Canadian and USA Customs Broker. We offer Customs Brokerage, Compliance Consulting. Our Head Office is Winnipeg, MB with offices in Vancouver,…