Zamboanga City port registers $25.7M in commodity export PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 24 September 2012 14:34

Various commodities, minerals and seafood products with a total net value of US $25,705,998.96 and a  total of 28,644,742.93 kilograms were exported to various countries through the Zamboanga City port for the first half of 2012.

Bureau of Customs Zamboanga District Office Export Service Division Chief Esmail M. Dirongawan identified the various commodities as copper concentrates for Sweden; zinc concetrates for Korea; frozen marine products for Hongkong and Japan; semi-refined carrageenan for Canada, Denmark, France and Spain; frozen octupus for Korea and Puerto Rico; alkali treated cottonii chips for Korea; iron ore for China; frozen prawns, blank buttons seashells and  fishmeal for Japan; canned sardines for Vietnam; dried seaweeds for China and France; seashells and shellcrafts for USA and processed mahogany for Taiwan.

Dirongawan said his office also recorded various commodities exported to Sandakan, Malaysia in the same period.such fresh mangoes, assorted grocery items, fresh durian, assorted wearable items, hardware and fishing materials, Philippine native handicrafts, men’s & lady’s footwear and chicken/animal feeds, with a total net of US$ 419,467.40 and a total of 607,068 kilograms. —  Allen Abastillas