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Monthly Archives: November, 2020

Metro Manila, 7 other areas under GCQ in Dec

 • Metro Manila, Batangas, Iloilo City, Tacloban City, Lanao del Sur, Iligan City, Davao del Norte, and Davao City will remain under general community...

Domestic airlines lift 54% less cargo in first 9 months

Cargo volume handled by domestic airlines dropped 54% in the first nine months of 2020 due to cancelled flights amid travel restrictions in...

Asia-to-US freight rates surge 117% on strong demand

On the trans-Pacific trade from Asia to North America, volumes on the US West Coast (USWC) have seen the largest growth in the...

Container shortage felt in Vis-Min; Manila with “healthy stock”

• Manila ports have a “healthy stock of containers” to serve exports amid a container shortage in Asia, according to the Association of International...

PAL offers in-house PCR test for outbound passengers

PAL’s COVID-19 RT-PCR testing facility will release results within 24 hours The testing site is located at the Philippine Airlines Learning Center in...

PH shipowners to enjoy waived port fees from Dec 1

Starting Dec 1, the Philippine Ports Authority will waive some port fees for shipping companies/operators to help temper effects of COVID A total...

Volatiles rates, tight capacity seen on key shipping lanes in 2021

• Shippers will in the near term face high rates, space and container shortage, congestion or delays in some ports, cancelled routes leading to...

BOC, BIR to probe reports coops used as dummies by rice importers

• The Bureau of Customs (BOC) and Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) will investigate reported use of cooperatives as dummies by private traders for...

Cebu Pacific sets pilot antigen test for GenSan travelers

• Cebu Pacific will pilot the Test Before Boarding initiative, providing Manila passengers antigen testing at the airport before boarding their flight for General...

Domestic trade contracts more than 60% in Q3

Domestic trade plunged 61.6% in quantity and 60.1% in value in the third quarter, improving on the historic declines of 77.8% and 69.1%,...

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Empties stay weeks in depots despite global container shortage

Though badly needed, containers worldwide spend on average 45 days empty in depots In China and US, average stay is 61 and 66...

PH export plan to be revisited amid pandemic’s economic impact

• The Philippine Export Development Plan (PEDP) 2018-2022’s export targets undergoing a periodic review Proposed revisions to align with effects of pandemic and impact...

PAL offers free Antigen tests for Manila-GenSan passengers from Dec 7-17

Free Antigen testing for PAL passengers to General Santos from Dec 7 to 17 Travelers to GenSan must be at the Antigen testing...

EEI, two subcontractors fined for Skyway Extension mishap

The Department of Labor and Employment ordered Skyway Extension Project contractor EEI Corp. and two subcontractors to pay fines for violating several occupational...