BoC seizes P66m worth of smuggled goods at MICP

The Bureau of Customs intercepted more than P66 million worth of smuggled goods at the Manila International Container Port.

Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña said the seized contrabands include ukay-ukay,   beauty products, fake branded watches, perfume, animal medicines and other highly taxable items.

He said that two of the seven containers belongs to Skadi Trading that imported   cosmetic products from South Korea. The consignee cannot present the necessary certificate of product registration from FDA.

Two more containers from China, consigned to Hepomlan Trading, were seized for misdeclaration, lack of import permits, lack of sanitary and phytosanitary import clearance, and for violating Intellectual Property Act of the Philippines.

“Among the shipments seized are assorted smuggled merchandise like fake watches, perfume, cell phone batteries, garments, wallet, glass decors, LED lights, fake bags, calculator, Takoyaki maker, children’s scooter, animal medicine, and flour,” he said. 

Topics: Bureau of Customs , Manila International Container Port , Isidro Lapeña , Intellectual Property Act of the Philippines
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