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Monthly Archives: October, 2015

PH falls 8 places in WB’s ease of doing business report

The Philippines dropped eight spots to 103rd out of 189 economies in the latest World Bank (WB) Ease of Doing Business Report 2016. The Washington-based...

BOC Sept collection slips on lower oil import revenue

Revenue collected by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in September declined 0.8% to P32.65 billion year-on-year and was short by 20.6% of the P41.1-billion...

WTO updates 4 annual publications on trade and tariffs

The World Trade Organization (WTO) released online on October 29, 2015 the new editions of its four key annual statistical publications—International Trade Statistics, Trade...

Changi Airport awards $799M deal for initial works on third runway

Singapore Changi Airport operator Changi Airport Group (CAG) said it has awarded to a joint venture a S$1.12-billion (US$799.37 million) contract for the first package...

World Bank to put up infrastructure development hub in Singapore

The World Bank Group has signed an agreement with Singapore to expand the financial institution’s office in Singapore and establish its first global infrastructure...

WTO: trade facilitation deal can raise world exports by up to $1 trillion yearly

Implementing the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) can help increase global merchandise exports by up to US$1 trillion per annum, according to...

Thai port operator marks milestone of 15M TEUs handled

Hutchison Ports Thailand (HPT) said it crossed this month the threshold to 15 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of containers lifted, 13 years since...

Singapore to see 2% to 2.5% growth in 2015-2016—MAS

Despite the softening global economy, Singapore's economy is expected to see a modest pace of growth of 2% to 2.5% in 2015, with risks...

UPS upbeat its ‘positive momentum’ to lead to strong full year profit

Global logistics giant United Parcel Service said it is on a continued “positive momentum” following its above-expectations earnings in the third quarter, as it...

Temporary permit for PNP-regulated chemicals extended to April

Philippine companies dealing with regulated chemicals may heave a sigh of relief at least for now with the government extending until April 2016 the...
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