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Number of Balikbayan Boxes Arriving in the Philippines

Requested from BOC by A. Ferrer at 05:49 AM on Sep 23, 2020.
Purpose: Academic Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/1990 - 09/22/2020
Tracking no: #BOC-074427724821

Arianne 05:49 AM, Sep 23, 2020


I would like to have any data on the number of balikbayan boxes arriving in the Philippines from 1990 to present. I am looking for monthly and annual statistics, if any.

Thank you!
September 23, 2020

Dear Arianne,


Thank you for your request dated Sep 23, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

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