Traders score red tape along Mindanao’s highways

The government has to cut red tape along Mindanao’s highways as it is making cost of doing business more expensive, officials of the group organizing the Mindanao Trade Exposition 2007 said.
Anthony Soriano, MTE executive vice president, said some of their exhibitors, especially those who need to transport raw materials from other parts of Mindanao to their factories or work shops, have complained against bad practice of red tape along the highway via “checkpoints.” 

He said the problem has caused cost of doing business higher by at most 30 percent for food and other perishable commodities and at least 10 percent for furniture.
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