Bureau of Customs intercepts18 containers of onions that were not declared as such.

Customs officials have seized 18 containers of misclassified yellow and red onions valued at PHP77 million pesos. According to the Bureau of Customs (BOC) announced that Commissioner Bienvenido Rubio was the chief inspector of containers at the Manila International Container Port (MICP) on the 10th of March. The Bureau of Customs said that the inspection was conducted shortly after the Customs Intelligence and Investigative Service-MICP Field Office demanded to examine the physical condition of the shipments in question. The examination revealed that items from agriculture were hidden inside pizza dough pieces.

[ PHP100 = EUR1.70 ]

Source: pna.gov.ph

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