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After many successful seminar runs of the same topic since 2018, the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, is organizing the first ever online seminar to help empower current and future importers into importing goods either in supporting a local business, sourcing a new business venture, or even equipping oneself how to handle goods economically viable. The 8-hour seminar will aim to present strategic and pragmatic approach on the extrinsic importation process in the Philippines that will help address companies importation concerns that can save costs, time, effort and even avert committing mistakes.


Specifically, the online seminar will provide a comprehensive step-by-step guide and best practices on how to import goods into the Philippines. The session will cover from the basic steps such as applying for an import license to technical aspects to secure the delivery and arrival of the goods in the country. Additionally, the main resource speaker, Ms. Dee Ledonio, President of Columbia Transport Inc. (PHILIPPINES) | MANILA, will be joined by two guest panel speakers, Mr. Arnaldo dela Torre, Acting Chief of Bureau of Customs Bonded Warehouse Division and Supervising Customs Operations Officer, and Mr. Nelson Ilao, Brokerage Manager of Columbia Transport Inc. (PHILIPPINES) | MANILA to address technical and practical questions related to the subject matter.


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Program Outline


I. IMPORTING INTO THE PHILIPPINES


A. Applying for an Import License

· CAS & TIN

· Additional License


B. Classification of Imports

· Freely Importable

· Regulated

· Prohibited

· Banned

· Import Quotas

· Anti-dumping


C. Delivery Terms with your Suppliers

· Incoterms 2010


D. Sending my Goods into the Philippines

· Use of a Freight Forwarder

· Charges Billed by a Freight Forwarder

· Mode of Transportation (Air or Sea)

· Packing and Labeling of Cargo

E. Arrival of Goods in the Philippines

· Customs Broker

· Documentary Requirements

· Computation of Duties & Taxes by Broker (Sample Computations)


F. Navigating the Maze at the Bureau of Customs

G. Entry Process of Goods at Customs

· Port & Airport of Entries

· Types of Import Entry

· Entry Selectivity

H. How will Customs Examine my Goods?

· Conditions for Examination

· Final Assessments of Duties and Taxes

· Valuation Issues

· Payment Under Protest

I. Delivery of Cargo

· Types of Truck (Photos, Capacity)



II. REGULATED SHIPMENTS REQUIRING DOCUMENTARY CLEARANCE FROM OTHER GOVERNMENT OFFICES


III. SPECIAL TYPES OF SHIPMENTS

· Personal Effects

· Diplomatic Shipments

· Motor Vehicles/ Boats/ Yachts/ Motorcycles

· Hand-carried/ Accompanied Baggage

· Donations

· Exhibition

· Private Demo

· Public Entertainments

· Dangerous Goods

· Shipment for Repair

· Governments Projects

· Human Remains

· Books

· Perishables


IV. FREE-TRADE AGREEMENTS (WITH ZERO AND LOWERED TARIFFS)


V. RATE OF DUTY FOR TOP 20 IMPORTED PRODUCTS INTO THE PHILIPPINES


VI. SUGGESTIONS TO THE IMPORTER FOR FASTER CUSTOMS CLEARANCE


VII. FREQUENT ERRORS RESULTING TO CUSTOMS CLEARANCE DELAY


VIII. GIVE AWAY TEMPLATE & A WALK THROUGH ON

A. Sample Documents

B. Other Popular Documents

C. Airline Codes

D. Aircraft Specifications

E. Container Specifications

F. Entry Process Flowchart



Slots are limited and on a first come, first served basis. For registration inquiries, email kamyr.catapang@eccp.com


How to access the webinar: In a separate email, you will receive the link sent via ZOOM/ECCP.

Jun 25 & 26, 2020

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Tickets

ECCP Members

The rate applies for ECCP members.

₱6,000
Non-members

Non-members can participate on this given rate.

₱7,000

Speakers

  • Dee Ledonio (President at Columbia Transport Inc. (Coltrans Cargo))

    Dee Ledonio

    President at Columbia Transport Inc. (Coltrans Cargo)

  • Arnaldo dela Torre (Acting Chief - Customs Bonded Warehouse Division and Supervising Customs Operations Officer at Bureau of Customs)

    Arnaldo dela Torre

    Acting Chief - Customs Bonded Warehouse Division and Supervising Customs Operations Officer at Bureau of Customs

  • Nelson Ilao (Brokerage Manager at Columbia Transport Inc. (Coltrans Cargo))

    Nelson Ilao

    Brokerage Manager at Columbia Transport Inc. (Coltrans Cargo)

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