A competitive Philippines through a balanced international trade policy.


The Tariff Commission is the principal and independent authority on tariffs and trade remedies, and a key adviser on non-tariff measures and international trade issues.

Quality Policy

We commit to provide expertise on tariff, trade remedies, non-tariff measures, and international trade issues to enhance industry competitiveness and promote consumer welfare.

We endeavour to maintain a competent and cohesive workforce in an environment that upholds ethical standards, promotes employees' welfare, and embraces innovation to effectively and efficiently perform our functions.

We adhere to a continuous improvement of our quality management system to maintain excellence and professionalism in our work.

Core Values

INTEGRITY - We deliver our service with uprightness, impartiality and utmost transparency, adhering to the highest ethical standards as Philippine public servants.

EXCELLENCE - We are professionals who work hard and efficiently and strive to exceed expectations.

TEAMWORK - We work with unity of purpose and find concrete ways to support each other in delivering high-quality outputs. We accord due respect and unselfishly share our knowledge, skills and talents so that each of us may reach our full potential.

RESILIENCE - We commit to continuous learning and innovativeness to enable the Tariff Commission to consistently provide responsive public service through changing circumstances.

Strategic Goals
  1. A comprehensive and strategic tariff structure and efficient tariff administration
  2. Delivery of timely and quality advance rulings and dispute rulings on tariff classification
  3. Delivery of comprehensive, evidence-based, and just findings on trade remedy cases
  4. Provision of industry studies and analyses on tariffs, non-tariff measures, and trade
  5. Entrenched involvement in international trade negotiations
  6. Stronger collaboration with the private sector and other government agencies
  7. Maximized use of Information and Communications Technology to enhance the Tariff Commission’s public service in the New Normal environment
  8. An ingrained and innovative Quality Management System that will enable the Tariff Commission to continuously provide responsive public service
  9. A competent and cohesive workforce in an environment where there is work-life balance
  10. A new organizational structure aligned with the Tariff Commission’s expanded mandate under the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act