Executive Order No. 446

 

 

AUTHORIZING THE PRICE STABILIZATION CORPORATION TO IMPORT CERTAIN ESSENTIAL COMMODITIES WITHOUT QUOTA ALLOCATION AND IN SUCH QUANTITIES AS MAY BE FOUND NECESSARY

 

In order to insure an adequate supply of essential commodities and to arrest the rising trend of prices and discourage speculation and hoarding of said commodities, the Price Stabilization Corporation is hereby authorized, pursuant to the provisions of section 5 of Republic Act No. 509, in relation to section 8 (6) of Republic Act No. 426, to import without quota allocation, in such .quantities as may be found necessary, and through such channels of trade as can supply in the quickest possible time and the most advantageous prices, the following commodities:

 

1. Rice (Exclusive importation by PRISCO):

2. Flour:

3. Milk:

Evaporated

Condensed

Powdered

Natural

4. Canned Fish:

Sardines

Markerel

Squid

Salmon

5. Canned Meats:

Canned Beef

Vienna Sausage

Potted Meats

6. Coffee Beans

7. Printed matter:

College and technical books and magazines

8. Animals:

Economic animals for breeding purposes

Cattle for slaughter

9. Leather manufactures:

Beltings

10. Other inedible animal products:

Glues

Animal wax

11. Grains and preparations:

Ingredients for poultry feeds

12. Rubber and manufactures:

Beltings

Heels

Hose

Packing and gaskets

Sheets, crude

Sheets, manufactured

Sheetings and soling

Soles, inner

Soles, outer

Rubber, friction tapes

Tires

13. Gums and resins, etc.:

Resins–

Camphor

Rosen, resins

Shellac

Other resins and balsams

Turpentine

Linseed oil

14. Textiles and manufactures:

Cotton–

Unmanufactured–

Raw cotton

Semi-manufactures–

Yarns–

Mercerized Manufactures–

Threads, sewing-Cloth–

Bleached for embroidery

Blue denim

Broadcloth up to and including 69 X 22 quality

Cotton duck Fabrics–

Remnants up to and including 1 to 10 yds.

Miscellaneous cotton mfts.–

Filter cloth

Ribbon, ink

Shoe tops, rubberized fabrics

Jute and other fabrics–

Threads and twines

15. Paper and manufactures:

Unprinted–

Cigarette paper

Paper for adding machine and cash register

Printing paper–

For books

For newspaper

16. Non-metallic minerals:

Petroleum products–

Bunker fuel oil

Diesel fuel

Gasoline and other motor spirits

Kerosene

Lubricating oils

Grease

Petroleum jelly (Vaseline)

Sulphur

Refractories and fire bricks

17. Metals and manufactures: Iron and steel–

Sheets, plates and hoop iron–

Band hoop iron

Corrugated roofing

Plain, galvanized

Tin plates, tenneplates and jarger tin

Steel mill products–

Nuts, bolts, washers and rivets

Advanced manufactures–

Needles

Tools–

Augers, drills, braces, gimlets and reamers

Axes, adz and hatchets

File and rasps

Gauges, squares and levelers

Hammers

Hose, rakes and shovels

Pipes and fittings–

Steel, black

Steel, galvanized

Non-ferrous metals, except precious–

Aluminum and manufactures of–

Foil

Sheets, corrugated

Sheets, plain

Antimony

Brass and bronze–

Bars and rods

Locks, hinges and bolts

Machinery and parts

Nails, tacks, screws, nuts, bolts, washers and rivets

Other builders’ hardware

Pipes and fittings

Sheets

Wire

Copper and manufactures–

Bars, ingots, slabs & pigs

Nails, tacks, screws, nuts, bolts, washers and rivets

Pipes and fittings

Sheets (Montz metal)

Wire (bare)

Wire, (insulated)

Lead–

Pigs, bars and sheets

Bottle caps Solder & babbit metal

Type and type metal

Mercury (quicksilver)

Nickle

Tin–

Ingots

Zinc–

Pigs, bars and sheets

Dusts

18. Machinery except agricultural and electrical:

All other machinery–

Air compressors

Coffee and corn mills

Fiber stripping machine

Fiber stripping machine parts

Logging equipment

Mining machinery and parts

Saw mill machinery and parts

Shoemaking machinery and parts

Sugar mill and parts

Woodworking machinery and parts

19. Agricultural machinery and implements:

Plows, cultivators, harrows and parts

Reapers and mowers

Rice hullers and cleaners

Rice hullers and cleaners parts

Rice threshers

Rice threshers parts

All other agricultural machinery implements and parts

20. Chemicals, drugs, dyes and medicines:

Acids–

Muriatic (Hydrochloric)

Nitric

Oxalic

Sulphuric

Other chemicals–

Alum (Sodium-aluminum, sulphate)

Ammonia, anhydrous

Ammonia, aqua

Ammonia, carbonate and bicarbonate

Baking powder

Calcium carbide

Chlorine, gas or liquid

Cyanide, (Potassium and sodium)

Other basic chemicals for pharmaceutical and biological products

21. Fertilizers and Fertilizing Materials:

Animals and vegetable fertilizer

Nitrate of potash

Phosphate of ammonia

Sulphate of ammonia

Sulphate of potash

Superphosphate

Mixed fertilizer

22. Explosives:

Blasting caps

Dynamite

Fuses

23. Miscellaneous:

Fish, hooks

Brushes–

Paint Ink and ink powder–

Printers ink

24. Spare parts of all motor vehicles such as automobiles, trucks, tractors, including locomotives and railroad cars and spare parts of every kind of machinery:

25. Electrical machinery and apparatus:

Electric wires and

Wiring fixtures

 

The Price Stabilization Corporation shall issue rules and regulations regarding the placing of orders for said commodities as well as their handling and distribution to meet the needs of the public.

 

This Order shall take effect as of the dates the Price Stabilization Corporation was authorized by the President of the Philippines in his letters of April 5 and May 11, 1951, to import the commodities herein listed without quota allocation and in such quantities as may be found necessary.

 

Done in the City of Manila, this 9th day of June, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and fifty-one, and of the Independence of the Philippines, the fifth.

 

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