Cebu Customs: P460M smuggled goods confiscated in 2020

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Smuggled, misdeclared, undeclared, misclassified and undervalued goods worth a total of P460 million were intercepted at the Port of Cebu for the entire 2020. The Bureau of Customs in Cebu (BOC-Cebu), in a…

Cebu Customs intercepts P4.5M of misdeclared ‘ukay-ukay’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Customs officials in Cebu on Thursday, September 10, intercepted a cargo containing misdeclared used clothes, commonly referred to as ‘ukay-ukay’. The Bureau of Customs in Cebu (BOC – Cebu), in an official statement,…

Customs to auction off 120 vans of imported rice

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/25/2014

  The Bureau of Customs (BOC) will auction 120 container vans of rice on the second week of December. Kenneth Sesante, chief of staff of the BOC Port of Cebu, said the 120 container vans were part…

Gov’t lost P1.3T to smugglers in 9 years

01/14/2014

From 2002 to 2011, the government lost more than P1.33 trillion in revenue due to smuggling through the country’s ports, according to the Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI). In a 20-page study, a copy of which was…

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