Customs exec: Gov’t to lose P300M yearly in revenues from used-car importation

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STA. ANA, Cagayan—The government stands to lose at least P300 million in revenues yearly should the used-car industry at the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport (CSEZFP) be stopped following a Supreme Court ruling that upheld the ban on the importation of used cars and vans for resale in the country.

“Sayang talaga (It will definitely be a huge loss),” said Melanie Alameda, deputy collector of the Bureau of Customs (BOC), citing how the used-car importation had increased the agency’s collection by 1,000 times since it began in 2007.

The trade is facing stoppage after the Supreme Court, in a Jan. 7 decision, affirmed the validity of Executive Order No. 156, which imposes a partial ban on the entry of used vehicles into the country.

Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon earlier ordered its field office here to stop the processing of papers for about 200 vehicles that arrived at Port Irene last week, or more than a month after the court’s ruling.

Officials of the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (Ceza), who issued permits to car importers, have expressed concern over the looming economic losses that the local community and the government will incur once the ban becomes permanent.

Alameda said the BOC district office in Aparri, which covers the Cagayan free port, used to generate a yearly collection of about P300,000 before the start of the used-car trading business. This, however, jumped to about P300 million yearly when it started to operate, she said.

“In January [this year], we collected about P26 million, exceeding our target by more than P2 million,” Alameda said.

The amount, she said, pertained only to collections derived from import taxes and duties by the BOC. It did not include revenues generated by the Land Transportation Office (LTO) from the registration of the vehicles.

LTO officials in the region could not be reached for comment on Wednesday.

But Jaime Vicente, president of the Automotive Rebuilders Industry of Cagayan Inc., said the trade had propelled the LTO office covering CSEZFP to one of the highest income-generating field offices in the country.

“This industry has helped to a great extent the local economy,” he said.

Sta. Ana, a second-class town (with an average income of P45 million to P55 million), is home to 30,458 residents.

5,400 vehicles last year

In 2012 alone, car traders here imported around 5,400 vehicles contained in 18 shipments, according to documents obtained from Forerunner Multi Sources Inc., one of two licensed importers of used vehicles at the CSEZFP.

Ceza, which manages and operates the free port, also generates income from the importers’ use of Port Irene in Casambalangan village here, where the shiploads of imported vehicles are unloaded, said Nilo Aldeguer, Ceza senior administrator.

“It’s still the (BOC) and the LTO that will suffer the most from this,” he said, referring to the high court ruling.

Ceza earnings

Since 2008, Ceza has earned P24.6 million from port charges imposed on the imported shipments, including its shares from pilotage, arrastre and stevedoring charges, or those imposed for services rendered by the port for the docking of a ship and unloading of cargo, records showed.

Cagayan Rep. Jack Enrile, whose district covers Sta. Ana town where the CSEZFP is located, said he supported the Supreme Court ruling banning the importation of used cars into the country.

“Those who have a problem with the Supreme Court ruling can contest it, but any such importation must stop in the meantime,” Enrile said in a statement.

“If there were instances of importation in defiance of the ban, backed with documentary proof, such matters should be taken directly to the customs officials, to the mayor or to the governor. Those found to be defying the order not to import used cars must be arrested,” he said.

Mayor Darwin Tobias, however, allayed fears that the imminent stoppage of business activities in the free port’s used-car industry would result in loss of economic livelihood for the people of Sta. Ana.

Minimal impact

“If there is an impact [on employment], it will be minimal as there are only a few of our residents who are directly employed by these activities,” Tobias said.

“Most of those employed there are not from Sta. Ana or even the province of Cagayan,” he added.

The trade has also spawned business activity in the fishing village of Casambalangan, in the form of boarding houses and restaurants being patronized by nonresident workers.

“But I am confident that our town can rebound from the effects of the stoppage of the [used-car trade] because we also have drafted alternatives for those who will be affected if it will be permanently stopped,” Tobias said.

The mayor’s statement contradicted an earlier statement by Jose Mari Ponce, Ceza administrator, that about 70 percent of the estimated 1,000 jobs created by the used-car industry were held by locals.

Low pay

Two workers interviewed by the Inquirer complained of the low pay that they were getting from cleaning imported cars and vans unloaded here.

“We’re just trying to hang on because we are after the work experience that we can get here,” said a 20-year-old worker from a neighboring village here.

Johnny Costales, who operates an eatery in Casambalangan, expressed concern that the pullout of the imported used-car trade would mean less income for him.

“But if it’s the government that will say the industry has to be shut down, then there is nothing we can do. We have to accept that,” he said.

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  • 33Sambuang2

    tong namang si mamamatay tao o. paepal ka na naman….. nagpapabango e alam naman ng sambayanang pilipino na killer ka

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/4XVVCOAZXYTPN2X3IPFCFDSKFM Melvin

    Ceza earnings
    Since 2008, Ceza has earned P24.6 million from port charges imposed on the imported shipments, including its shares from pilotage, arrastre and stevedoring charges, or those imposed for services rendered by the port for the docking of a ship and unloading of cargo, records showed.

    Tama ang SC. Limang taon P24.6 milyon lang. Parang maliit naman yata ang kita… At saka magiging tapunan tayo ng used cars…

  • Guest

    Wag sanang magagalit si Pnoy. Pero ang tax holiday at tax incentives na binigay ng Board of Investments ni Pnoy, halos kalahating bilyon (500 million) ang ibinigay sa Thai conglomerate na CP upang patayin ang lokal na magbababoy, magmamanok at lokal na feeds industry.

    Bakit 300 million hinahabol, pero ang 500 million sa CP hinahayaan lang? May nakinabang sa BOI, bakit hindi isiwalat ni Pnoy?

    • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

      guess lang po.

      baka mas kailangan ng mga mamamayan ang baboy, manok (and to teach local producers a lesson because of the rising cost of pork and chicken) as compared to used cars which only some can afford.

      • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/H6T7YUHZQHZBJ6BFWMFCIYPOQA Jokjok B

        ang baboy at manok  local producers local farmers  ang makikinabang

        ang local produced cars … toyota , mitsubishi, honda ang makikinabang … san mapupunta ang kinikita nila? Dito ba sa pilipinas o sa bansang pinagmulan ng kompanya nila?

      • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

        ummm. yes and no po.

        of course kikita din ang mga nag export nyan tulad ng honda toyota for cars, and other companies for meat and stock products, in the form of sales, which is then taxed appropriately which is then kita ng state.

        pero, in the long run, ang mga mamamayan na bumibili ng mga ito ang makikinabang. i will explain if you need me to.

      • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/H6T7YUHZQHZBJ6BFWMFCIYPOQA Jokjok B

        so its okey with you to kill the agri sector of our  economy and let the non existent industrial part thrive? 

        remember when they say locally produced they mean locally assembled as we have no capability to produce major parts of the cars such as the engines…. 

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      • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

        sorry for the multi post. there was something wrong in the disqus dashboard, the post don’t register.

      • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

         “so its okey with you to k!ll the agri sector of our  economy”

        I would have answered sooner, but I wanted to answer it in length, and so the late reply. I beg your pardon for the lateness.

        One thing about industry no matter where is the ambivalent relationship that exist with the producers and the consumers. At one point everyone is happy at other times one tries to up one over the other. With that in mind, an example..

        The agri biz, so to speak, local veggies from the central highlands fluctuate the market. Sometimes because of the effects of inclement weather, at times fuel prices, at times plain man made schemes which makes veggies higher at times.  And to the ordinary consumers, they get angry especially because of the higher prices, naturally. With that dynamics there are some things the government can do to ‘curb’ these practices of inflating prices without justifiable cause.

        One is importing veggies.

        A few years back, local veggie prices went up after a storm which did affect the growers, however, it stayed up unusually high to the advantage of the growers. So when the people were angry because they were being taken advantaged by the growers, they took to the government, and asked relief.
        And so with the most GATT agreement, which practically allowed all products competitive whether it be locally made or imported.  

        If you remember, this would cause our products to be competitive with the world market, both in price and quality. Those that did not conform will eventually die because naturally, consumers will want to get more for their money.

        And so it happened. I remember why they were selling Aussie veggies, in the streets of Quiapo, as well as other wet markets. It was simply because one aspect of the Supply Demand equilibrium took advantage, and later come back to equilibrium.

        Of course, the local veggie producers were not happy, but what could they do? Consumers were not buying because they lacked quality (as compared to imports) and the price were much higher. They were forced to conform to world market standards of quality and price, (as well as pressured the gov’t to have stricter imports on veggies). And again, everyone was happy.

        So, to answer your question, not k!ll them. Perhaps teach them a lesson that if your products are pricy and substandard, the laws of nature will find a way to teach you a lesson. Hows the prices of onions these days? If its too high, slide in an import, see how they re-learn their lessons.

        “remember when they say locally produced they mean locally assembled as we have no capability to produce major parts of the cars such as the engines…. ”

        I dunno, do we produce cars here? I know TAP makes parts but not all, but the vios and altis is made in thailand.

        What was the main  topic again..heheh i forgot.

      • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/H6T7YUHZQHZBJ6BFWMFCIYPOQA Jokjok B

        likewise .. importing cheaper cars will also be teaching those who sell expensive cars by your reasoning….

        the innova daw is “produced here”…..

  • Jane Tan

    Lol… Hayop si Jack. Susunod sa batas habang election. Pagtapos ng election go na ulit yan sa CEZA.

  • doublecross

    lol…easy adjustment of computation of selling and going of car taxes. that why the gov’t. loss millions of dollars bcoz of corrupt cohorts in BOC and car agency.
    kailan kaya tayo mag_kaisa para sa ikaunlad ng bayan!

  • Mario_Garcia

    Let’s face it, nobody can do anything in Cagayan without the blessings of JPE, soon it shall be come to be known as the Republic of Ponce Enrile.

  • AllinLawisFair

    “Cagayan Rep. Jack Enrile … said he supported the Supreme Court ruling banning the importation of used cars into the country,” says the report.

    The uproar which may have been contributing to the drop in his father’s popularity may have caused Jack “The Ripper,” to sing a different tune.

    Look how shrewd this people are. Imagine how much money father and son Enrile may have earned in this lucrative business which jumped from 300,000 to 300 million pesos, according to this Melanie Alameda woman who is deputy collector at the  Bureau of Customs.

    The increase  is staggering, mind boggling, dizzying. Where is the money?

    • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/H6T7YUHZQHZBJ6BFWMFCIYPOQA Jokjok B

      sa national treasury …

  • Rovingmoron

    Any administration will always welcome the collection of more revenues from legal business sources. That’s always the bottom line of the P-Noy government. What about the drawbacks that this vehicle importation had on the safety of buyers? Were the authorities able to quantify the risks of right-handed vehicles converted to left-hand drive? Hoping the readers will get what I mean!

  • rapas_gamrud

    The ban I think is only on importing used cars and not on brand new cars. CSEZFP can still go with the business of importation and sort to other scheme until such time that the problem is still to be solve.The selling of imported used cars is a great equalizer to these private car suppliers selling cars at very high price. The problem with CSEZFP is we dont know where are the revenues went in to??? 

    • Nona Meyet

       that’s what i understand as well. if i-baban natin pati pag-import ng brand new cars, walang sasakyan na mabibili dito kundi pajero tsaka mga toyota na locally made. wala ng options. the government really needs to look at used-car importation regulations from countries that do import them all the time.

      again, i’m a broken record by saying, look at Australia or New Zealand’s used-car importation protocols! it works!

  • disqus_ZrxaGjUzMQ

    Who the MORON FILIPINOs HERE who kept on saying this USED CAR BISNIS IS NOT PAYING TAXES   SMUGGLER DAW PORT IRENE USED CAR DEALER ???? YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED NOW FOR CALLING PORT IRENE A SMUGGLING PORT

    U KNOW WHO  YOU ARE……  SO BEFORE YOU OPEN YOUR STU PID MOUTH THINK THRICE

    PORT IRENE USED CAR BISNIS IS PAYING PHILIPPINE TAXES   —  AND CREATING FILIPINO  JOBS   AND MANY ONLINE GAMBLING COMPANIES ARE BASE IN PORT IRENE

    JUST IN CASE YOUR IGNORANT METRO MANILA FILIPINOS DONT KNOW OR FILIPINOS OVERSEAS

  • disqus_ZrxaGjUzMQ

    Who the MORON FILIPINOs HERE who kept on saying this USED CAR BISNIS IS NOT PAYING TAXES   SMUGGLER DAW PORT IRENE USED CAR DEALER ???? YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED NOW FOR CALLING PORT IRENE A SMUGGLING PORT
    U KNOW WHO  YOU ARE……  SO BEFORE YOU OPEN YOUR STU PID MOUTH THINK THRICE
    PORT IRENE USED CAR BISNIS IS PAYING PHILIPPINE TAXES   —  AND CREATING FILIPINO  JOBS   AND MANY ONLINE GAMBLING COMPANIES ARE BASE IN PORT IRENE
    JUST IN CASE YOUR IGNORANT METRO MANILA FILIPINOS DONT KNOW OR FILIPINOS OVERSEAS

    • magiting78

      You Moron CEZA is belong to economic zone that is why there is no importation tax.
      The importer only pay taxes when they sold the units….

  • disqus_ZrxaGjUzMQ

    REPEAL THE EO BAN ON USED CAR BISNIS NOW   — ITS ILLEGAL TO BAN USED CAR BISNIS IN PORT IRENE —

    GLORIA SHOULD NEVER BANNED USED CAR

    • huseng_batute

       why not?

  • concern_netizen

    Ms Melanie Almeda, BOC Collector.  Lets do the math.

    5400 units of imported cars were imported in 2012 (based on Forerunner), with average value of 500,000/unit (very conservative) total value will be 2,7B.  According to Almeda, total government revenue from Customs duty and taxes amounted to 300M.  This means, we were only able to collect 11% duties and taxes.  Even lower than 12% VAT!!!

    “imported vehicle is subject to 40% Customs duty, 10% VAT and Ad Valorem Tax from
    15% to 100% depending on its piston displacement”

    Based on the above duties and tax rates, CEZA should have collected no less than 1.8B in 2012.  There are only two possible scenarios why ONLY 300M was collected last year:

    1.  less than 5400 units of imported units were registered, meaning most units were smuggled, or

    2.  the imported units were grossly undervalued

    Either way, CEZE BOC officials are guilty of corruption.  There is enough evidence to bring the CEZA to court with Almeda’s pronouncements.  Calling Sec Biazon, please have the balls to see this through, of course unless you are also in the pocket of these smugglers.

    • joshmale2004

      good observation.

    • GustoKoHappyKa

      super conservative yung P500k mo..haha..yung nakita ko sa picture na mga kotse eh BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, American muscle cars…hahaha mahina P1Million don haha

      kala siguro non custom officer eh mabubulag tayo sa P300million.. eh ang liit non

    • disqus_EWrSdjV1nv

      MALAKI BINULSA NG CUSTOMS AT BIR NA NAKA ASSIGN JAN.

      DAPAT IBABA ANG PLUNDER SA 500,000 PESOS AT HINDI 50,000,000 PESOS.

    • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/H6T7YUHZQHZBJ6BFWMFCIYPOQA Jokjok B

      is your rate based on a special economic free zone or based on the standard cutoms/bir rate?

      compared to local second hand philippine cars vs foriegn second hand cars… its either grossly undervalued yung mga dumadating sa port irene .. or makapal lang mukha ng pilipino magbenta ng sobrang taas na presyo sa mga lumang kotse.

  • JIMBOYPALABOY

    sayang talaga, malaki pa naman ang  kanilang ganansya. pera na naging bato pa. hahahaha

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4R3GZTGML26TV2VGS6RVHP2THM Fred

    Mapaimbestigahan sana si Alameda at mukhang
    kinukunsinti ang smuggling!
    Lifestyle check please ……

  • geminimind

    300 million in revenues don’t mean much if the government allows businesses/traders to go underground.
    Favoriteism to one business ICON doesn’t make the government  prosper.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WIWYLFLU4LPKS7B2ZLLRVFKS3Y vir_a

    To whose pocket this 300m goes

    • ewankosayo

      yan yung napunta sa daw gobyerno … pero yung napunta sa bulsa ng mga kawatan…mahigit pa jan….kaya sayang daw talaga….

    • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/H6T7YUHZQHZBJ6BFWMFCIYPOQA Jokjok B

      pag sinabing 300 million.. malamang me mga resibong mag papatunay dyan dahil publicly anounced…so derecho yan sa national treasury…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UWISP2YXGDQ7K2SIX2GI37B2EI Darwin

    But buyers will now be forced to buy brand new cars or other assest swhich are appropriately taxed. Maliit lang yang 300M kumpara sa daming tax leaks jan sa sistema sa CEZA.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AS7ZS3RG454EKLDPVX3UR3MLGE rick

    300 million nga po eh yung nawawala naman sa gobyerno dahil naapektuhan ang auto industry eh nmagkano naman po baka naman kakulangot lang ang 300 million na yan dun sa nawawala sa gobyewrno ng dahil sa mga used car na mga yan…

  • disqus_EWrSdjV1nv

    GOVT WILL GAIN MORE IN NEW CAR SALES.

    • huseng_batute

       Not to mention the jobs it will generate in the local automotive manufacturing industry.

      • Nona Meyet

        people don’t see the problem and the reasons are wrong. kahit walang importation ng used cars, walang automaker na gusto mgpatayo ng factory dito. as far as i’ve read, ang nagrereklamo is yung mga local auto distributors ng brand new cars.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AND7MQ5FERICDOIAUW56RYT45A tower_of_power

    On the average you tax imported used cars a mere P55K per unit? SAYANG TALAGA ANG KINIKITA NG IBANG TAO DYAN NA DAPAT GOVT ANG KUMIKITA!!!!

  • Simon Ward

    ““Sayang talaga (It will definitely be a huge loss),” said Melanie Alameda, deputy collector of the Bureau of Customs.”

    Huh? My Tagalog sucks, but even I know the translation of “Sayang talaga” is “It’s a real pity.” That makes for a far more telling quote than “It will definitely be a huge loss.”

    • Haring Buraot

      You got it sir!It’s as if the Deputy collector’s income that will be affected by implementing the SC ruling.

  • LegalJustice

    Lets see how good is Mr. Ang Tuwid Na Daan President.

    If he has the balls to confront this BIG SHOT POLITICIAN  and lets wait and see.

     

    • magiting78

      He has a balls…pero nakatali hahaha he like to play Llamas Balls hahahha

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/MJFXCRSCXRWPLL42QQKSINC3AQ Mamerto

    This $300M yearly loss in government…
    could be found in the “undeclared income” of Mr.’Capo de Capones’.
    (…need we mention who…?)

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    “The Chicago Tribune reported 15
    years ago that Enrile’s wife Cristina walked out on him in January 1998 
    after charging adultery.  The Tribune also reported that the “other woman
    “ was Gigi Gonzales-Reyes, Enrile’s chief of staff,  about 30 years
    his junior.”

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    Aba naman Enrileng Swapang,
    Puno ka ng grassa,
    Pinandidirihan ka ng tao
    Ang yaman ng bayan ay kinurakot mo 
    Bukod kang mandaraya at sinungaling
    Sasambahin ka  kabit mong GIGI
    Sumaimpierno sana ang kaluluwa mo
    At pinagmumura din ang  anak mong Rapist at Criminal
    Ang yaman na ninakaw mo
    Ay sindami ng kasalanan mo
    Ikaw ay sasantohin ng lahat ng 18 senator nakapaligid sa iyo,
    Dahil sa ninakaw  mong pera wala ng  natira sa….
    A-M-E-N- 

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    http://wwwdotgmanetworkdotcom/news/video/26186/24oras/used-vehicles-imported-through-port-irene-in-cagayan
    change the dot
    2008: Enrile smuggling in Cagayan;
     Pajeros, BMWs
    During the first four months of the year 2008 alone, 1,773 units, including Mitsubishi Pajeros and BMW Z3s, were shipped into Port Irene

    • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/H6T7YUHZQHZBJ6BFWMFCIYPOQA Jokjok B

      data pa nung panahon ni gma yan… balita ko tumass yan nung panahon ni pinoy… pa confirm naman o hangang data lang ni gma kaya mo?

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    4X coup attempt against Cory..
     Aug 28,1987 rebellionJuan Ponce Enrile charged with involvement in the bloody military rebellion on  Aug 28,1987  that left at least nine people dead.

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    Enrile’s only son Jackie Enrile was a notorious killer who killed several people including alfie anido.
     Let us also not forget about Tito Sotto’s involvement in the Pepsi Paloma and Guada Guarin 1982 rape scandal. 

    • magiting78

      Hehehe buhay ka pa???? pero infairness may mga punto ka…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SYG36KOOLRY47VA3ICPJJ5CQTQ ADD

    Mas malaki ang makukuha natin pag dito sa Pinas inaassemble ung mga kotse na yan dahil mas kailangan ng madaming trabahador. Pag puro import, importer lang ang yayaman, plus the fact na second hand un, hindi na maganda makina nun, ilang taon lang tatagal un puro polusyon na ang ibubuga ng tambutso nun, madaling pang masira na magiging sagabal sa kalsada.

    Ang pangit din tignan na bagsakan tayo ng basurang kotse, pero pwede naman tayong gumawa ng bagong kotse.

    Niloloko lang tayo nun Customs collector dun sa Port Enrile kasi malaking komisyon/katkong ang mawawala sa kanya. Sa LTO nman, ganun din nman, bago o luma kailangan pa rin iparegistro ung mga kotse, nagsasalita lng salita ng ganyan kasi malaking kickback ang mawawala sa kanila.

    Si Enrile nman sabi sundin ang supreme court, kaso election period ngaun kaya nasabi un, kung walang Enrile na tatakbo sa halalan sigurado lalabanan nila ung supreme court.

    • Nona Meyet

      the problem lies with everyone involved… how the government is (probably being paid) protecting the auto distributors and how customs is making money from under-taxing used-car importers.

      used-car importation is fine. tingnan nyo ang Australia tsaka NZ. ang dami nilang 2nd-hand cars galing sa Japan. pero they still have a robust auto distributor industry. admittedly, may GM Holden ang Oz pero yung NZ walang automaker. but the bottom line is, people buy used cars (that pass through stringent quality checks before entering their countries) and people buy new cars sold by the local auto distributors. it’s just a matter of regulation.

      “Pag puro import, importer lang ang yayaman, plus the fact na second
      hand un, hindi na maganda makina nun, ilang taon lang tatagal un puro
      polusyon na ang ibubuga ng tambutso nun, madaling pang masira na
      magiging sagabal sa kalsada.” — > as if tumatakbo sa 98 octane yung mga jeepney. eh mas malaki pa ang polusyon galing dun.

  • sam_aquino

    “sayang talaga”, said melanie alameda, deputy collector of the Bureau of Customs… 
    ———————————————————————————————————————————-

    sayang???  ang alin???

    as a government official, she should NOT be saying such statement, it only looked obvious she is going to lose something “under the table”…

    aba e, sayang talaga!!! tsk, tsk…

  • magiting78

    Uh! Governmant ba mawawalan ng P300M yearly o yung mga bulsa nyo?….Pano mangyayari yun eh free importation tax nga…..Ang sabihin nyo pinapatay nito ang local industry at dagdag polusyon mga used cars, malakas p s gas kaya mas lalong tumataas demand ng pinas sa oil…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DH5D5H6XIXUJUHGMEHUWZFVIOU Dionisio

      hindi yan yearly kasi it should be per vessel’s arrival, kakaning itik lang iyan kung per year , please rectify atty alameda. kasi mababaw ang figure na 300M??? if sa manila iyan dumating granting may BIS lahat kaya ninyo bang macompute ang kikitain ng gobyerno at ang kita ng mga empleyado ng aduana??? kasi minsan nagrelease ako duon ng used buses sus ang laki ng mura kesa manila port. pati lagayan mas matipid duon sa cagayan

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Charles-Lynel-F-Joven/685946584 Charles Lynel F. Joven

    shut up Jack-Ass Enrile, you and your father have already profited from the smuggling of used cars in your so-called “free port”… 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/4XVVCOAZXYTPN2X3IPFCFDSKFM Melvin

    “Ceza earnings
    Since 2008, Ceza has earned P24.6 million from port charges imposed on the imported shipments, including its shares from pilotage, arrastre and stevedoring charges, or those imposed for services rendered by the port for the docking of a ship and unloading of cargo, records showed. ”

    Hindi ko maintidihan. Ang dami-daming sasakyan pumasok pero bakit P24.6 million lang kinita since 2008 pero kung anong taon natapos ang pagsuma ay hindi sinabi dito sa article…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/55XNXOYBNF6BG3EWOM5V4YMWXM Pedro

    ” SAYANG  TALAGA !”. . . Sabi nitong Deputy  collector  na si Melanie  Alameda !! Alin  ang  sayang ?  Yun bang idinedeliver  na  mga  bungkos-bungkos  na  makakapal . . . nasa  paper  bag ? . . . Dapat  hindi  ito  nagsasalita sa ngalan  ng BOC  dahil  hindi naman ito ang spokesman  ng  BOC. . . Sumunod  kayo  sa  utos  ng SC . . . Masama loob  nyo  dahil  malaki  mawawala  sa  inyo . .yun  ang  sabihin nyo. . .

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