Presidential Decree No. 1628

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MALACANG
M a n i l a

PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 1628

TO AMEND THE SECOND PARAGRAPH OF SECTION 104 AND TO MODIFY THE RATES OF DUTY ON CERTAIN IMPORTED ARTICLES PROVIDED UNDER PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1464, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE TARIFF AND CUSTOMS CODE OF 1978

WHEREAS, the level of prices of imported essential raw materials and other intermediate inputs of the food processing industries are projected to increase due to the rise in the prices of oil and other forms of energy;

WHEREAS, it is necessary to keep to the minimum level the prices of essential consumer goods in order to make these goods available to the general mass of consumers;

WHEREAS, the promotion of Philippine exports of food products is an important factor to a vigorous development of the food processing industry geared towards the domestic and international market;

WHEREAS, it is necessary to effect immediate modification in the rates and/or classification in the tariff schedules concerning articles of the food processing industry in order to meet any contingency caused by the increase in the price of oil;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby decree and order as follows:

Section 1. The provisions of the second paragraph of Section 104 of the Tariff and Customs Code of 1978 is hereby amended to read as follows:

"Sec. 104. . . .

There shall be levied, collected and paid upon all imported articles the rates of duty indicated in the Schedule under this section except as otherwise specifically provided for in this Code: Provided, That, the maximum rate shall not exceed one hundred per cent ad valorem.

Sec. 2. The articles classified in the headings and subheadings under Section 104 of Presidential Decree Numbered Fourteen Hundred and Sixty-Four, specifically listed in Annex "A" of this Decree, shall pay the rates of import duty indicated opposite each.

Sec. 3. This Decree shall take effect thirty (30) days after its publication.

Done in the City of Manila, this 11th day of July, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-nine.


I. FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY


Tariff Heading No. Description of Articles Rate of Duty
Percent Recommended
02.01 Meat and edible offals of the animals falling within heading No. 01.01, 01.02, 01.03, or 01.04, fresh chilled or frozen, ad val. [10%] 5%
02.02 Dead poultry (that is to say, fowls, ducks, geese, turkeys and guinea fowls) and edible offals thereof (except liver), fresh, chilled or frozen: [ad. val. 70%]
A. ARTICLES NOT INCLUDED IN SUBHEADING B THEREOF AD VAL. 30%
B. CHICKEN AND DUCKS, AD VAL. 50%
02.03 Poultry liver, fresh, chilled, frozen, salted or in brine, ad val. [70%] 50%
02.04 Other meat and edible meat offals, fresh, chilled or frozen, ad val. [70%] 50%
02.06 Meat and edible meat offals (except poultry liver), salted, in brine, dried or smoked, ad val. [100%] 50%
04.01 Milk and cream, fresh, not concentrated or sweetened, ad val. [30%] 20%
05.04 Guts, bladders and stomachs of animals, (other than fish), whole and pieces thereof, ad val. [50%] 30%
07.04 Dried, dehydrated or evaporated, vegetables, whole, cut sliced, broken or in powder, but not further prepared, ad val. [70%] 50%
07.05 Dried leguminous vegetables, shelled whether or not skinned or split:
A. White beans, GREEN PEAS and chick peas in bulk container exceeding 45 kgs. gross weight, ad val. [20%] 5%
B. Other, ad val. [50%] 30%
09.02 Tea, ad val. [70%] 50%
09.04 Pepper of the genus "Piper"; pimento of the genus "Capsicum" or the genus "Pimenta": [ad val. 50%]
A. WHITE PEPPER, AD VAL. 20%
B. OTHER, AD VAL. 40%
11.08 Starches; Inulin, AD VAL. 20%
A. Inulin, ad val. 30%
B. Other ad val. 70%
15.0 Fixed vegetable oils, fluid or solid, crude, refined or purified:
A. Linseed, soya bean, palm, tung and oiticica, ad val. [20%] 10%
B. Other ad val. [50%] 40%
15.12 Animal or vegetable oils and fats, wholly or partly hydrogenated or solidified or hardened by any other process, whether or not refined not further prepared ad val. [70%]
16.04 Prepared or preserved fish, including caviar and caviar substitutes:
A. . . .
B. Other, ad val. [70%] 50%
16.05 Crustaceans and mollusks, repared or preserved:
A. . . .
B. Other, ad val. [70%] 50%
18.01 Cocoa beans, whole or broken, raw or roasted, ad val. [50%] 30%
19.01 Malt extract, ad val. [30%] 30%
19.02 Preparations of flour, meal, starch or malt extract of a kind used as infant food or for dietetic or culinary purposes, containing less than 50% by weight of cocoa, ad val. [30%] 20%
20.01 Vegetables and fruit, prepared or preserved by vinegar or acetic acid, with or without sugar, whether or not containing salt, spices or mustard, ad val. [100%] 50%
20.02 Vegetable prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid:
A. Tomato paste, ad val. [20%] 10%
B. Other, ad val. [100%] 50%
20.07 Fruit juices (including grape must) and vegetables juices, whether or not containing added sugar, but unfermented and not containing spirit:
A. Concentrates, ad val. [30%] 20%
B. Other, ad val. [100%] 50%
21.02 Extracts, essences or concentrates, of coffee, tea or mate; preparations with a basis of those extracts, essences or concentrates, ad val. [100%] 50%
21.03 Mustard flour and prepared mustard, ad val. [100%] 50%
21.04 Sauces; mixed condiments and mixed seasonings, ad val. [100%] 50%
21.07 Food preparations not elsewhere specified or included:
A. Non-alcoholic composite concentrates for making beverages; cheese flavoring powder, ad val. [30%] 20%
B. Other, ad val. [100%] 50%
70.10 Carboys, bottles, jars, pots, tubular containers and similar containers, of glass, of a kind commonly used for the conveyance or packing of goods; stoppers and other closures, of glass:
A. . . .
B. GLASS JARS FOR BABY FOOD, AD VAL. [50%] 40%
C. Other, ad val. [50%] 40%
73.13 Sheets and plates, of iron or steel, hot-rolled or cold-rolled:
A. . . .
1. . . .
2. . . .
73.13 Coated or plated:
1. . . .
2. Tinplates; chromeplated sheets; galvanized sheets with gauges from 16 to 36 USSG: [ad val. 50%]
A. TINPLATES WHEN IMPORTED DIRECTLY BY FOOD PROCESSORS UPON PRIOR AUTHORIZATION OF THE IRON AND STEEL AUTHORITY ......AD VAL. FREE
B. OTHER ..... AD VAL. 40%
76.04 Aluminum foil (whether or not embossed, cut to shape, perforated, coated, printed, or backed with paper or other reinforcing material), of a thickness (excluding any backing) not exceeding 0.20 mm: [ad val. 30%]
A. ALUMINUM REINFORCED PAPER PACKING MATERIAL, AD VAL. 10%
B. OTHER......AD VAL. 20%





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