PUBLIC HEARING ON CAPITAL EQUIPMENT

Pursuant to Section 1608(b) in connection with Section 1603(b) and (e) of Republic Act 10863, otherwise known as the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA), the Commission will conduct a public hearing on the extension of the grant of duty-free importation of capital equipment, spare parts and accessories to companies registered with the Board of Investments (BOI) (Investigation No. MFN-2018-Review of EO 57) on 06 November 2018, 9:00 a.m. at the Tariff Commission Conference Room.

Comments/position papers relative to the subject matter should be submitted on or before 20 November 2018.

Please see Notice of Public Hearing.

Please see position paper template.

PUBLIC HEARING ON LOW DENSITY POLYETHYLENE (LDPE)

Pursuant to Section 1608(b) in relation to Section 1603(b) and (e) of Republic Act No. 10863, otherwise known as the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA), the Commission conducted a public hearing on a petition for the extraction of tariff lines for low-density polyethylene (LDPE) under AHTN 2017 heading 39.01, and for the reduction of the MFN tariff rate of subject article from 10% to 0% (Investigation No. MFN-2018-LDPE) on 17 October 2018, 9:00 a.m., at the Tariff Commission Conference Room.

Comments/position papers relative to the subject matter should be submitted on or before 31 October 2018.

Please see Notice of Public Hearing.

Please see position paper template.

PUBLIC HEARING ON CERTAIN CHICKEN AND TURKEY MEAT AND OFFALS

Pursuant to Section 1608(b) in relation to Section 1603(b) and (e) of Republic Act No. 10863, otherwise known as the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA), the Commission conducted a public hearing on the retention of the current MFN tariff rates on certain chicken and turkey meat and offals (Investigation No. MFN-2018-Chicken and Turkey Meat and Offals) on 19 September 2018, 9:00 a.m., at the Tariff Commission Conference Room.

Please see Notice of Public Hearing.

Please see position paper template.

Comments/position papers relative to the subject matter should be submitted on or before 03 October 2018.


PUBLIC HEARING ON MEAT, FISH, VEGETABLES, FEED WHEAT AND CORN

Pursuant to Section 1603 (b) and (e) in relation to Section 1608 of Republic Act 10863, otherwise known as the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA), a public hearing was conducted on meat, fish, vegetables, feed wheat and corn on 10 August 2018. 

Please see Notice of Public Hearing

Please see TC Presentation

Please see position paper template. 

Deadline for submission of position paper: 14 August 2018

 

PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON TC ORDER FOR DISPUTES INVOLVING TARIFF CLASSIFICATION

Pursuant to Sections 1100 (Classification Ruling) and 1603 (Function of the Commission) of Republic Act No. 10863, otherwise known as the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA), a public consultation was conducted last 19 June 2018, on the draft TC Order on the Rules of Procedure on Disputes involving Tariff Classification.

Please see Notice of Public Consultation.
Please see Draft TC Order.
Please see position paper template.

Deadline for submission of position paper was 29 June 2018.

PUBLIC HEARING ON MONITORING OF TESTLINER BOARD INDUSTRY


Pursuant to Section 16 of Republic Act 8800 (Safeguard Measures Act), the Tariff Commission is currently monitoring developments in the domestic testliner board industry, including the progress and specific efforts made by the domestic industry to make a positive adjustment to import competition. A public hearing was held on 20 April 2018.

For inquiries, please contact Ms. Jean C. Alberto or Ms. Lynly P. Dela Cuesta, Head and Deputy Head of the Task Force on the Monitoring Review of Testliner Board, respectively, at Telephone Numbers 928-8419 or 936-3318. 

PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON EDIBLE OFFAL

Pursuant to Section 1603 (h) of Republic Act 10863, otherwise known as the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA), a public consultation was conducted on edible offal on 18 April 2018. 

Please see TC presentation and position paper template

PUBLIC HEARING ON CAPITAL EQUIPMENT

Pursuant to Sections 1608/1609 of Republic Act 10863, otherwise known as the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA), a public hearing was conducted on 10 October 2017 on the extension of the grant of duty-free importation of capital equipment, spare parts and accessories to companies registered with the Board of Investments (BOI).

Please see BOI presentation and position paper template.