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Source: American Shipper The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America warned that closure of the U.S.-Mexico border would cause an “economic disaster.” For full details, please click here .
Source: MicroScope HM Treasury and HMRC has made £8m available to any company that can automate the customs configurations needed in response to Brexit. For full details, please click here .
Source: BusinessMirror Another inflation-driven multimillion-peso irregularity hit port stakeholders after the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) issued in March 2016 the Vehicle Booking System (VBS) to ease traffic following the horrendous port congestion at the Manila piers in 2014 and 2015, which…
Source: NDTV Tightening norms for e-commerce firms having foreign investment, the government on Wednesday barred online marketplaces like Flipkart and Amazon from selling products of companies where they hold stakes and banned exclusive marketing arrangements that could influence product price. The…
Source: Gulf Times Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) concluded the 15th session of the training programme for customs brokers and delegates. It was organised in co-operation with the General Authority of Customs, with the participation of 58 trainees. For full details, please click here…
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Source: newbusiness A new report out today reveals that more than six out of ten customs seizures of counterfeit or pirated goods are of small parcels sent through postal or courier services. The research, carried out by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the Organisation…
Source: Vanguard News Nigeria Controversy is currently trailing the recent announcement of the collection of about N1.1 trillion by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, as operators and stakeholders raise questions on the integrity of the duty collections. For full details, please click here .
Source: BusinessMirror Another serious problem port stakeholders encounter is the highly questionable imposition by international shipping lines of multi million-peso deposits on containers and the very slow processes of getting a refund for such deposits. For full details, please click here .