Byline: Carmelito Q. Francisco
DAVAO CITY - The Bureau of Customs' district office is facing space constraint in its desire to increase collections noting facilities of the Philippine Ports Authority for cargo containers are not only crowded but also said to be inadequate.
Martiniano M. Bangcoy, acting district collector said that because of this, some importers have opted to bring their cargoes to privately run container yards. The storage payment for these cargoes then goes to the owners of the private yards, instead of going to the government.
Although the city's Sasa wharf has about 19 hectares in area, …