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The Export Advocate

The Export Advocate

Of profit sharing and legislated wage increases

Former Philippine Internal Revenue Commissioner Emil Ong and his deputy, Ronald Cosalan, must be a couple of very brave congressmen.   In one sitting early last...

Energy roadmap

Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) energy committee chairman Jose Alejandro recently told his members they will push for the drawing up of...

Doubling exports by 2016 a big challenge

With only revenues for the month of December unaccounted for, the Philippines is expected to set a new record of $52-$53 billion in merchandise...

Nature’s Wrath

A newsman once commented that when national disasters hit the Philippines, we now count our dead in the thousands, not in hundreds; destroyed properties...

The Peso’s Rampage

The coalition of dollar earners and their allies were meeting at the Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. boardroom last Wednesday when the peso-dollar rate hit...

Rush to ASEAN 2015

By January 2015, the free flow of goods, investments and citizens in the ASEAN community and its five other economic bloc partners under AFTA...

PHILEXPORT celebrates 20 years

Twenty years ago this month, leaders of two distinct and independent organizations of exporters came together and decided to unify into one umbrella organization....

Manual processing or smuggling?

The electronic processing of import papers was adopted by the Bureau of Customs long before its present chief, Commissioner Rufino Biazon, was appointed by...

A myth on OFW remittances

Whenever Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) announced hefty increases in OFW remittances, its spokesmen sounded so upbeat, at times, even euphoric. The figures have indeed...

Paperless imports and exports

The Bureau of Customs’ (BOC) automation projects, namely the electronic-to-mobile (e2m) and National Single Window (NSW), are indeed a welcome change.   By electronically linking the...