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EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 196


EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 196 - MODIFYING THE RATES OF IMPORT DUTY ON CERTAIN IMPORTED ARTICLES UNDER SECTION 104 OF THE TARIFF AND CUSTOMS CODE OF 1978 (PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1464, AS AMENDED)
 


WHEREAS, the government needs to provide the agriculture and fisheries sector tariff assistance to be efficient and globally competitive; 

WHEREAS, Sec. 401 of the Tariff and Customs Code of 1978 (Presidential Decree No. 1464), as amended, empowers the President of the Republic of the Philippines, upon the recommendation of the National Economic and Development Authority, to increase, reduce, or remove existing protective rates of import duty, as well as to modify the form of duty;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL ARROYO, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby order:

Section 1. The articles specifically listed in Annex “A” hereof, as classified under Section 104 of the Tariff and Customs Code of 1978, as amended, shall be subject to the rates of import duty in accordance with the schedule indicated opposite each article.

Sec. 2. The nomenclature and rates of import duty on tariff headings not enumerated and those listed but represented by the symbol “x x x” shall remain in force and effect.

Sec. 3. Upon the effectivity of this Executive Order, the above-mentioned articles, which are entered and withdrawn from warehouses in the Philippines shall be levied the rates of duty herein prescribed.

Sec. 4. All Presidential issuances, administrative rules and regulations, or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with this Executive Order are hereby revoked or modified accordingly.

Sec. 5. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately following its complete publication in two newspapers of general circulation in the Philippines.

DONE in the City of Manila, this 16th day of April, in the year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Three.

“Annex A”

HDG. H.S DESCRIPTION RATE OF
NO. CODE DUTY (%)

01.02 Live bovine animals.
0102.10 00 - Pure-bred breeding animals 1
0102.90 00 - X X X
01.03 Live swine.
0103.10 00 - Pure-bred breeding animals 1
- X X X
0103.91
to
0103.92 20 - - - X X X
01.04 Live sheep and goats.
0104.10 00 - Sheep 1
0104.20 - Goats:
0104.20 10 - - - Pure-bred breeding animals 1
0104.20 90 - - - Other:
0104.20 91 - - - - X X X
0104.20 92 - - - - X X X
01.05 Live poultry, that is to say, fowls of the species Gallus
domesticus, ducks, geese, turkeys and guinea fowls.
- Weighing not more than 185 g:
0105.11 - - Fowls of the species Gallus domesticus:
0105.11 10 - - - Chicks, for breeding 1
0105.11 90 - - - X X X
0105.11 91 - - - - X X X
0105.11 92 - - - - X X X
0105.12     - - Turkeys:
0105.12 10 - - - For breeding 1
0105.12 90 - - - X X X
0105.12 91 - - - - X X X
0105.12 92 - - - - X X X
0105.19 - - Other:
0105.19 10 - - - Ducks and geese for breeding 1
0105.19 90 - - - X X X
0105.19 91 - - - - X X X
0105.19 92 - - - - X X X
- Other:
0105.92 - - Fowls of the species Gallus domesticus, weighing not more
  than 2,000 g:
0105.92 10 - - - Chicken, for breeding 1
0105.92 20
to
0105.92 92 - - - - X X X
0105.93 - - Fowls of the species Gallus domesticus, weighing more
than 2,000 g:
0105.93 10 - - - Chicken, for breeding 1
0105.93 20
to
0105.99 92 - - - - X X X
03.01 Live Fish
0301.10 00 - X X X
- Other live fish:
0301.91 00
to
0301.93 00 - - X X X
0301.99 - - Other:
0301.99 10 - - - Milkfish or lapu-lapu fry 1
0301.99 20 - - - Milkfish breeder 1
0301.99 90 - - - X X X
04.07 0407.00 Birds’ eggs, in shell, fresh, preserved or cooked.
0407.00 10 - - - Birds’ hatching eggs for breeding 1
0407.00 90 - - - Other 10
05.11 Animal products not elsewhere specified or included;
dead animals of Chapter 1 or 3, unfit for human
consumption.
0511.10 00 - Bovine semen 1
- Other:
0511.91 00 - - X X X
0511.99 00 - - X X X
06.01 Bulbs, tubers, tuberous roots, corns, crowns and
rhizomes, dormant, in growth or in flower; chicory plants
and roots other than roots of heading No. 12.12.
0601.10 00 - Bulbs, tubers, tuberous roots, corns, crowns and rhizomes, 1
dormant
0601.20 00 - Bulbs, tubers, tuberous roots, corns, crowns and rhizomes, 1
in growth or in flower; chicory plants and roots
06.02 Other live plants (including their roots), cuttings and
slips; mushroom spawn
0602.10 00 - Unrooted cuttings and slips 1
0602.20 00 - Trees, shrubs and bushes, grafted or not, of kinds which 1
bear edible fruits or nuts
0602.30 00 - Rhododendrons and azaleas, grafted or not 1
0602.40 00 - Roses, grafted or not 1
0602.90 00 - X X X
07.01 Potatoes, fresh or chilled.
0701.10 00 - Seed 1
0701.90 - X X X
0701.90 10 - - - X X X
0701.90 20 - - - X X X
10.05 Maize (corn).
1005-10 00 - Seed 1
1005.90
to
1005.90 92 - - - X X X
10.08 Buckwheat, millet and canary seed; other cereals.
1008.10 00 - Buckwheat 1
1008.20 00 - Millet 1
1008.30 00 - Canary seed 1
1008.90 00 - X X X
12.06 1206.00 00 Sunflower seeds, whether or not broken. 1
12.07 Other oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, whether or not
broken.
1207.10 00 - X X X
1207.20 00 - Cotton seeds 1
1207.30 00 - Castor oil seeds 1
1207.40 00 -
to
1207.99 00 - - X X X
12.09 Seeds, fruits and spores, of a kind used for sowing.
- X X X
1209.11 00 - - X X X
1209.19 00 - - X X X
- Seeds of forage plants, other than beet seed:
1209.21 00 - - Lucerne (alfalfa) seed 1
1209.22 00 - - Clover (Trifolium spp.) seed 1
1209.23 00 - - Fescue seed 1
1209.24 00 - - Kentucky blue grass (Poa pratensis L.) seed 1
1209.25 00 - - Rye grass (Lolium multiflorum Lam., Lolium perenne L.) 1
seed
1209.26 00 - - Timothy grass seed 1
1209.29 00 - - X X X
1209.30 00 - Seeds or herbaceous plants cultivated principally for 1
their flowers
- Other:
1209.91 00 - - Vegetable seeds 1
1209.99 00 - - Other 1
23.01 Flours, meals and pellets, of meat or meat offal, of fish or
of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates,
unfit for human consumption; greaves.
2301.10 00 - Flours, meals and pellets, of meat or meat offal; greaves 1
2301.20 00 - Flours, meals and pellets, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs 1
or other aquatic invertebrates
23.03 Residues of starch manufacture and similar residues,
beet-pulp, bagasse and other waste of sugar
manufacture, brewing or distilling dregs and waste,
whether or not in the form of pellets.
2303.10 00 - Residues of starch manufacture and similar residues 1
2303.20 00 - X X X
2303.30 00 - X X X
23.09 Preparations of a kind used in animal feeding.
2309.10 00 - X X X
2309.90 - Other:
2309.90 10 - - - Feed additives; premixes; feed supplements 1
2309.90 20 - - - Prawn feeds 1
2309.90 30 - - - X X X
2309.90 90 - - - X X X
31.03 Mineral or chemical fertilisers, phosphatic.
3103.10 - Superphosphates:
3103.10 10 - - - X X X
3103.10 90 - - - Other 1
3103.20 00 - Basic slag 1
3103.90 00 - X X X
39.26 Other articles of plastics and articles of other materials of
headings Nos. 39.01 to 39.14.
3926.10 00 - X X X
3926.20 00
to
3926.90 60 - - - X X X
3926.90 70 - - - Grain storage
3926.90 90 - - -X X X
82.08 Knives and cutting blades, for machines or for
mechanical appliances.
8208.10 00 - X X X
8208.20 00 - X X X
8208.30 00 - X X X
8208.40 00 - For agricultural, horticultural or forestry machines 1
8208.90 00 - X X X
84.07 Spark-ignition reciprocating or rotary internal combustion
piston engines.
8407.10 00
to
8407.29 00 - - X X X
- Reciprocating piston engines of a kind used for the
propulsion of vehicles of Chapter 87:
8407.31 - - Of a cylinder capacity not exceeding 50 cc:
8407.31 10 - - - For pedestrian controlled tractors 1
8407.31 90 - - - Other 3
8407.32 - - Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 50 cc but not exceeding
250 cc:
8407.32 10 - - - For pedestrian controlled tractors 1
8407.32 90 - - - Other 3
8407.33 - - Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 250 cc but not exceeding
1,000 cc
8407.33 10 - - - For pedestrian controlled tractors 1
8407.33 90 - - - Other 3
8407.34 - - Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1,000 cc:
8407.34 10 - - - X X X
8407.34 20 - - - For pedestrian controlled tractors of a cylinder capacity not
exceeding 1,100 cc
8407.34 90
to
8407.90 90 - - - X X X
84.08 Compression-ignition internal combustion piston engines
(diesel or semi-diesel engines).
8408.10 00 - X X X
8408.20 - Engines of a kind used for the propulsion of
vehicles of Chapter 87:
8408.20 10 - - - X X X
8408.20 20 - - - For pedestrian controlled tractors 1
8408.20 90 - - - X X X
8408.90 - Other engines:
8408.90 10 - - - Rated at 25 hp and below 1
8408.90 90 - - - X X X
84.24 Mechanical appliances (whether or not hand-operated) for
projecting, dispersing or spraying liquids or powders; fire
extinguishers, whether or not charged; spray guns and
similar appliances; steam or sand blasting machines and
similar jet projecting machines.
8424.10
to
8424.30 00 - X X X
- Other appliances:
8424.81 - - Agricultural or horticultural:
8424.81 10 - - - Drip irrigation systems 1
8424.81 90 - - - X X X
8424.89
to
8424.89 90 - - - X X X
8424.90 - Parts:
8424.90 10 - - - X X X
8424.90 20 - - - X X X
8424.90 30 - - - Parts of the goods of subheading No. 8424.81 10 1
8424.90 90 - - - X X X
84.33 Harvesting or threshing machinery, including straw or
fodder balers; grass or hay mowers; machines for
cleaning, sorting or grading eggs, fruit or other
agricultural produce, other than machinery of heading
No. 84.37.
- X X X
8433.11 00
to
8433.20 00 - X X X
8433.30 00 - Other haymaking machinery 1
8433.40 00 - Straw or fodder balers, including pick-up balers 1
- Other harvesting machinery; threshing machinery:
8433.51 00 - - Combined harvester-threshers 1
8433.52 00 - - X X X
8433.53 00 - - X X X
8433.59 - - Other:
8433.59 10 - - - Cotton pickers and cotton ginning machines 1
8433.59 90 - - - Other 5
8433.60 00 - Machines for cleaning, sorting or grading eggs, fruit or other 1
agricultural produce
8433.90 00 - Parts 1
84.34 Milking machines and dairy machinery.
8434.10 00 - Milking machines 1
8434.20 00 - Dairy machinery 1
8434.90 00 - Parts 1
84.36 Other agricultural, horticultural, forestry, poultry-keeping
or bee-keeping machinery, including germination plant
fitted with mechanical or thermal equipment; poultry
incubators and brooders.
8436.10 00 - Machinery for preparing animal feeding stuffs 1
- Poultry-keeping machinery; poultry incubators and brooders:
8436.21 00 - - Poultry incubators and brooders 1
8436.29 00 - - Other 1
8436.80 00 - Other machinery 1
- Parts:
8436.91 00 - - Of poultry-keeping machinery or poultry incubators and 1
brooders
8436.99 00 - - Other 1
84.37 Machines for cleaning, sorting or grading seed, grain or
dried leguminous vegetables; machinery used in the
milling industry or for the working of cereals or dried
leguminous vegetables, other than farm-type machinery.
8437.10 - Machines for cleaning, sorting or grading seed, grain or dried
leguminous vegetables:
8437.10 10 - - - For bread grains (e.g., wheat, rye); winnowing and similar 1
cleaning machines
8437.10 90 - - - X X X
8437.80 - Other machinery:
8437.80 10 - - - X X X
8437.80 90 - - - Other 1
8437.90 - Parts:
8437.90 10 - - - Of subheading Nos. 8437.10 10 and 8437 80 90 1
8437.90 90 - - - Other 3
84.38 Machinery, not specified or included elsewhere in this
Chapter, for the industrial preparation or manufacture of
food or drink, other than machinery for the extraction or
preparation of animal or fixed vegetable fats or oils.
8438.10 00 - X X X
8438.20 00 - X X X
8438.30 00 - Machinery for sugar manufacture 1
8438.40 00 - X X X
8438.50 00 - X X X
8438.60 00 - X X X
8438.80 - Other machinery:
8438.80 10 - - - Machinery for the preparation of fish, crustaceans and
mollusks 1
8438.80 90 - - - Other 3
8438.90 00 - X X X
84.81 Taps, cocks, valves and similar appliances for pipes,
boiler shells, tanks, vats or the like, including
pressure-reducing valves and thermostatically
controlled valves.
8481.10 00
to
8481.40 00 - X X X
8481.80 - Other appliances:
8481.80 10 - - - X X X
8481.80 20 - - - X X X
8481.80 30 - - - Hog nipple waterers 1
8481.80 40
to
8481.90 00 - X X X
87.01 Tractors (other than tractors of heading No. 87.09).
8701.10 - Pedestrian controlled tractors:
8701.10 10 - - - Components, parts and/or accessories 1
8701.10 90 - - - X X X
8701.20 00
to
8701.90 00 - X X X
87.16 Trailers and semi-trailers; other vehicles, not
mechanically propelled; parts thereof.
8716.10 00 - X X X
8716.20 00 - Self-loading or self-unloading trailers and semi-trailers for 1
agricultural purposes
  - X X X
8716.31 00
to
8716.90 00 - X X X
89.01 Cruise ships, excursion boats, ferry-boats, cargo ships,
barges and similar vessels for the transport of persons or
goods.
8901.10
to
8901.20 00 - X X X
8901.30 00 - Refrigerated vessels, other than those of subheading 1
No. 8901.20 00
8901.90 - X X X
8901.90 10 - - - X X X
8901.90 90 - - - X X X
89.02 8902.00 Fishing vessels; factory ships and other vessels for
  processing or preserving fishery products.
8902.00 10 - - - Fishing vessels 40 GT and above 1
8902.00 90 - - - X X X
94.06 9406.00 Prefabricated buildings.
9406.00 10 - - - Greenhouses equipped with mechanical or thermal
    equipment 1
9406.00 90 - - - X X X
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