Juan Carlos Santillan, head of customs process, revealed that the arrival of migrants has been lower than in previous periods at the same time. He said most come from Spain, Italy and the United States and reported that this year there are new customs controls for entering objects.
By the end of next month, the National Customs Service (Senae) 16 and 18 people assigned to the controls, especially with the many flights of arriving passengers.
A special case was that of Sergio Plaza, who arrived at the airport of Guayaquil about 11:15 last Friday, who came from Santiago, Chile. The Chilean came to the country to spend Christmas and New Year with relatives who live there.
Plaza brought a 40 inch LCD TV as a gift for family members. The appliance was bigger than the TV one can enter the country tax free, that is, 22 inches. After confirming the contents of the luggage and to check the board where the LCD was packed.
Altogether Plaza paid a tax of $ 241.50. “I have to tell this to my Chileans friends who will come,” said Plaza after going through a process of 16 minutes.
Ecuadorian Customs maintains their information on its website http://www.aduana.gob.ec new regulations for deals on products, quantities and values can enter without paying tribute to the airports, land or sea border.