PROVISIONS OF THE TARIFF AND CUSTOMS CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES (TCCP)
Section 401
      ▸ Overview
      ▸ TCCP Provision
      ▸ TC Procedure
      ▸ Form 3 (Fillable)
Section 402
      ▸ Overview
      ▸ TCCP Provision
      ▸ TC Order
      ▸ TC Procedure
      ▸ Form 4
Section 505
      ▸ Overview
      ▸ TCCP Provision
Section 506
      ▸ Overview
      ▸ TCCP Provision
Section 1313-a
      ▸ Overview
      ▸ TCCP Provision
      ▸ TC Procedure
      ▸ Form 1 (Fillable)
      ▸ Form 2 (Fillable)

TRADE REMEDY MEASURES
Subsidies and Countervailing Measures
      ▸ R.A. 8751
      ▸ IRRs
      ▸ TC Procedure
      ▸ TC Primer on Subsidies and
         Countervailing Measures

Anti-Dumping Measures
      ▸ R.A. 8752
      ▸ IRRs
      ▸ TC Order
      ▸ TC Procedure
      ▸ TC Primer on Anti-Dumping Measures
Safeguard Measures
      ▸ R.A. 8800
      ▸ IRRs
      ▸ TC Order
      ▸ TC Procedure
      ▸ TC Primer on Safeguard Measures

ANNOUNCEMENTS
APPOINTMENT OF NEW TC COMMISSIONER

Atty. Ernesto L. Albano has been appointed to the TC Collegial Body as Commission Member III. He took his Oath of Office on 23 December 2014.

EU GRANTS GSP+ STATUS TO THE PHILIPPINES

Under the Generalised Scheme of Preferences Plus program of the European Union, the Philippines could enjoy zero duties on its exports to the European Union of products falling under more than 6,000 tariff lines.

Please check the Department of Trade and Industry website for details.

NOTICE OF FORMAL INVESTIGATION: NEWSPRINT

Pursuant to Republic Act No. 8800 (Safeguard Measures Act), the Tariff Commission hereby gives Notice that the petition of the Philippine Newsprint Industry for imposition of safeguard measure against the importation of newsprint (AHTN 2012 Codes 4801.00.10 and 4801.00.90) from various countries is now under formal investigation (Safeguard Inv. No. 02-2014). A Preliminary Conference was held on 16 October 2014. Agreements reached during the Preliminary Conference are in the TC Order issued on 17 October 2014. Please refer to the List of Interested Parties.

A Staff Report containing the Commission's initial findings was issued on 4 December 2014.

Public hearings were held on 15-16 December 2014. Deadline for submission of final position papers was on 9 January 2015.

NOTICE OF FORMAL INVESTIGATION: STEEL ANGLE BARS

Pursuant to Republic Act No. 8800 (Safeguard Measures Act), the Tariff Commission hereby gives Notice that the petition of the Philippine Steel Angle Bar Industry for final extension of the safeguard measure against the importation of steel angle bars (AHTN 2012 Codes 7216.21.00 and 7216.50.10) from various countries is now under formal investigation (Safeguard Inv. No. 01-2014). A Preliminary Conference was held on 20 October 2014. The TC Order issued on 22 October 2014 contains the agreements reached during the Preliminary Conference.

Public hearings were held on 9-10 December 2014. Deadline for submission of final position papers was on 29 December 2014.

NOTICE OF CONCLUSION OF FORMAL INVESTIGATION: WHEAT FLOUR

The Tariff Commission hereby gives Notice of the conclusion of its formal investigation on the anti-dumping protest against the importation of wheat flour (AHTN 2012 Code 1101.00.10) from the Republic of Turkey (TC Anti-Dumping Investigation No. 2014-01). Herein is the Commission's Final Report.

NOTICE OF COMPREHENSIVE TARIFF REVIEW

Pursuant to Sections 401 and 402 of the Tariff and Customs Code of the Philippines, as amended, a comprehensive tariff review to set the MFN tariff schedule for 2016 onwards is ongoing. Public hearings were held on 07-09 October 2014. Please refer to the TC Presentation and TC Proposals on Merging of Tariff Lines. Deadline for submission of position papers was on 31 October 2014.

REVIEW OF AHTN 2012

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NEW EMAIL ADDRESSES

Please be informed that effective 01 November 2012 the TC e-mail address was discontinued. Please continue sending your e-mails to .

Please click here for the new official e-mail addresses of Commission Officers.