PINANGUNAHAN ng Bureau of Customs (BOC) kamakailan ang isinagawang 6th Virtual Meeting of the Output 4 Working Group sa ilalim ng ARISE Plus Philippines Project, upang pag-usapan ang mabilis na kalakalan ng bansa para sa maayos na revenue collection ng nasabing ahensya.
Sa pamumuno ni Atty. Julito Doria, Deputy Collector ng Port of Manila (POM) at Vice-Chairperson ng BOC Project Team for Strengthened Trade Facilitation Capacity Building, tinalakay sa public-private sector working group meeting ang planong mga aktibidad para sa Pebrero 2024 hanggang Pebrero 2025.
Ang focus areas ay kinabibilangan ng Integrated Risk Management (IRM), Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Program, at e-commerce clearance and taxation.
Tinalakay rin sa pulong ang patuloy na suporta para sa operationalization ng Philippine Trade Facilitation Committee (PTFC), na hudyat ng mahalagang milestone para sa BOC at sa ARISE Plus Philippines Project.
Bilang kinatawan ni Output 4 Chairperson at BOC Assistant Commissioner Atty. Vincent Philip C. Maronilla, binigyang-diin ni Port of Manila (POM) Deputy Collector Atty. Julito Doria sa kanyang pambungad na pananalita, “Over the past three (3) years, we have conducted numerous workshops aimed at bolstering the Philippine Trade Facilitation Committee’s development.
Studies on the development of an integrated risk management system, enhancement of the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program, and identification of an e-commerce tax regime have also been initiated. As we embark on the fourth year of this project, the BOC eagerly anticipates more meaningful and high-impact outcomes under the Output 4 Working Group. We aspire to undertake initiatives that are not only sustainable but also paramount in our ongoing pursuit of trade facilitation.”
Habang ang BOC ay patuloy sa pagtutulak ng mabilis na kalakalan na inisyatiba sa ilalim ng pamumuno ni Commissioner Bienvenido Y. Rubio, sinabi niyang, “In line with the five-point priority program, this collaboration highlights the dedication to streamline procedures and enable safer commerce. The BOC remains committed to strengthening cross-sector collaborations to ensure the continued success of trade facilitation initiatives.”