Committee on Int’l Trade intensifies efforts against smuggling

In the special meeting of the Committee on International Trade (CIT) on April 26, 2022, Assistant Secretary for the Department of Agriculture (DA)-Wide Field Inspectorate Federico Laciste, Jr. reported the recent anti-smuggling operations conducted by the Sub-Task Group on Economic Intelligence (STG-IE) in key areas. The team concentrated in Navotas, Divisoria, Malabon, Bulacan, Quezon, Subic continue reading…

Committee on Int’l Trade deliberates on creation of TWG for proposed Anti-Smuggling Committee

To further intensify the country’s anti-smuggling efforts, the Committee on International Trade (CIT) discussed on March 14, 2022 the creation of a Technical Working Group (TWG) to come up with the terms of reference and membership of the  proposed Anti-Smuggling Committee. Early this quarter, the Committee adopted a resolution calling for the Bureau of Customs continue reading…

NSC- CIT appeals for Ambassador Conejos’ retention

For continuity in handling the forthcoming discussions on the Philippine’s rice quantitative restriction (QR) in World Trade Organization (WTO), National Sectoral Committee – Committee on International Trade (NSC-CIT) members appealed for Ambassador Esteban Conejos, Jr.’s retention as the permanent representative of the Philippines to the WTO. Amb. Conejos was appointed as the permanent representative of continue reading…