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Number of smuggled cigarettes in terms of volume, value (in Pesos or USD), location, and brand

Requested from BOC by Monica Paula Lavares at 10:07 AM on Jul 17, 2019.
Purpose: Research and policy analysis
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2000 - 12/31/2018
Tracking no: #BOC-339333638166

Monica Paula 10:07 AM, Jul 17, 2019

Hi! I would like to request the number of smuggled cigarettes reported in terms of its volume, value (in pesos or us dollars). location of seizure, and brand if any.
July 18, 2019

Dear Monica Paula,


Thank you for your request dated Jul 17, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Number of smuggled cigarettes in terms of volume, value (in Pesos or USD), location, and brand.

Response to your request

Due to the level of complexity of the request, may we recommend to provide a duly signed letter request address to Commissioner Rey Leonardo B. Guerro and email it to boc.cares@customs.gov.ph. We shall endorse the request to the office concerned.

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Thank you.

FOI Receiving Officer
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