AEA mascot “Pi-Bao” made her debut, raising conclusion of the auction revenues to NT$122,390,000 plus.
AEA branches across the country launched joint auctions on Oct. 2. The auctions featured the first public appearance of the adorable and friendly mascot “Pi-Bao,” whose presence aroused more interest from participating people in buying things while shortening the distance between the AEA branches and the general public. The buying sentiment went up as a result. Revenue from conclusion of the auction reached NT$122,395,597, setting a new record.
Real estate items that were auctioned off fetched NT$117,623,002. They included: a big luxury farmhouse in Hukou Township, Hsinchu County, which the Hsinchu branch auctioned off items for NT$11.51 million, as well as a townhouse in downtown Toufen City, Miaoli County,and a motel in Tongluo Township, Miaoli County, which were auctioned off for NT$36.03 million plus in total; 6 lots of land and buildings on Ruilong Road in Qianzhen District, Kaohsiung City, which the Kaohsiung branch auctioned off for NT$25.77 million. What a remarkable performance!
AEA branches across the county put on auction a wide variety of movable properties, which earned NT$4,772,595 for the government.
The Taipei branch auctioned off a helmet of ancient Tibetan King Gelsall,
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5 ink paintings by renowned painter Shen Lyu-sui, famous for his horse paintings, 4 watercolor paintings by Cheng Hsiang-long, and bottles of Golden Dragon-Peony-class Kinmen Kaoliang liquor for NT$1.36 million. The Taichung branch auctioned off production equipment for battery modules for a solar power system, a Mazda SUV and Isuzu light truck for NT$2.42 million plus.
The Kaohsiung branch auctioned off a KIA sedan, Piaggio motorcycle, and Volvo tour bus for NT$210,000 plus.
Other items that were also auctioned off included Guzheng string instruments, tea, amethyst, dark-red enameled pottery and imported liquor. You name it. We have it.
Offering so many items at bargain prices, the joint auctions helped members of the public get a good deal. They also retrieved huge amounts of unpaid taxes and fines for the government.
Joint auctions are held on the first Tuesday of every month, starting at 3 p.m. People interested in the auctions may visit us at http://ww.tpk.moj.gov.tw anytime. You may also check the fan page of each AEA branch for the newest updates.
We want to remind you that AEA branches across the country provide mobile payment services. You do not have to bring cash with you. We welcome you to make more use of the services.