(Act Amending RA 9280/Customs Brokers Act of 2004)
It is my honor and privilege to sponsor before this august Chamber Senate Bill No. 3396=, under Committee Report No. 552, entitled “An Act Amending Republic Act No. 9280, otherwise known as the Customs Brokers Act of 2004, and for other purposes.
International trade and commerce are vital to economic development in an increasingly globalized environment. In the current, fast-paced business arena, restrictive statutory controls can be disadvantageous and will result in significantly costly lags. Our government should therefore respond by enacting appropriate laws that will enhance commerce, instead of creating roadblocks and bottlenecks to progress, i.e., the flow of goods should be facilitated, rather than hampered, as much as possible. Continue reading “Sponsorship Speech for SB 3396”