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BOC X-ray unit brings in revenues of P63.4M

  • A total of P63.4 million in duties and taxes was collected by the Bureau of Custom’s X-ray Inspection Project from January to September 2021
  • 124 x-ray machines were used to scan 603,561 containers for the first nine months of the year
  • The latest scanning performance is 69.45% more than last year’s 356,187 scanned containers
  • BOC-XIP also facilitated apprehension of various smuggled commodities and illegal drugs worth P117.3 million

The Bureau of Custom’s (BOC) X-ray Inspection Project (XIP) collected Php63,426,370.64 in additional duties and taxes from January to September 2021.

The revenue was generated from scanning, using 124 x-ray machines, 603,561 containers from January to September 2021, a 69.45% increase from year’s 356,187 containers.

The BOC-XIP also facilitated apprehension of various smuggled commodities and illegal drugs with a street value of Php117,393,900 for the 2021 period, the BOC said in a statement.

Four brand new of x-ray machines are currently being assembled at the Port of Manila.

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