BOC Davao seizes ukay-ukay filled container vans

july 16, 2014

The Bureau of Customs Port of Davao yesterday, Wednesday seized two 40-footer container vans filled with the known ukay-ukay goods from China and Singapore.

BOC Davao District Collector Ernesto Aradanas led in the opening of the hot container vans held separately in Davao International Container Terminal in Panabo City and in Sasa Wharf in Davao City.


The vans were subsequently examined by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-XI agents to look into possible insertion of prohibited drugs.

As of press time, PDEA-XI has not yet bared its examination report.

The two shipments were consigned to Oro 88 Trading that has declared address of Km. 13, Davao City.

BOC Davao report said that the shipments contained ukay-ukay items such as used curtains, used blankets, used shoes, used carpets and others.

“The shipments have not yet been valued as the consignee has not yet filed an entry,” said BOC Davao district collector staffer Fatima Espino. (Rural Urban News/Cha Monforte)


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