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PH, India eye preferential trade deal

PH, India eye preferential trade deal

Oct. 1 | Image by Harikrishnan Mangayil from Pixabay The Philippines and India have agreed to look into a proposed preferential trade agreement (PTA) that will expand areas of bilateral trade and reduce or eliminate tariffs on products, according to the Department...

Indonesia to impose safeguard duty on fructose syrup imports

Indonesia to impose safeguard duty on fructose syrup imports

Sep. 30 | Fructose in bottles | Photo from KKPI’s website Philippine exporters of fructose syrup to Indonesia will have to pay safeguard import duty on the product for three years. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in a statement said Indonesia will...

DTI study aims to help PH exporters tap EFTA market

DTI study aims to help PH exporters tap EFTA market

Sep. 16 | Image by Alexandre Gonçalves da Rocha from Pixabay The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will conduct a market study on the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) to help Philippine exporters effectively promote their products to EFTA member countries,...

Bayanihan 2 orders interventions to improve supply chain, lower logistics costs

Bayanihan 2 orders interventions to improve supply chain, lower logistics costs

Sep. 15 | The newly enacted Bayanihan to Recover as One Act, or Bayanihan 2, directs the adoption of measures that will facilitate and improve supply chain movement and minimize disruptions to ensure essential goods, particularly food and medicine, are available. Aside...

DTI mulls safeguards vs HDPE, LLDPE imports

DTI mulls safeguards vs HDPE, LLDPE imports

Sep. 10 | High density polyethylene icon. Simple illustration of high density polyethylene vector icon for web design isolated on white background The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is initiating an investigation on whether to apply safeguard measures on...

DTI lists products entitled to shipping discount, cargo space

DTI lists products entitled to shipping discount, cargo space

Sep. 1 | Domestic terminal at Manila North Harbor The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has released the list of agricultural and food products that qualify for discount and cargo space allocation from domestic shipping lines. DTI Advisory No. 20-02, dated...

RCEP economies advance talks on mega trade pact  

RCEP economies advance talks on mega trade pact  

Aug. 28 | RCEP trade ministers during the virtual 8th RCEP Intersessional Ministerial Meeting on August 27 Negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) took a big step forward after the participating countries resolved almost all remaining...

DTI wants exporters to leverage Russia’s preferential tariffs

DTI wants exporters to leverage Russia’s preferential tariffs

Aug. 24 | Image by Alexandre Gonçalves da Rocha from Pixabay The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is encouraging Philippine exporters to sell to Russia and take advantage of the country’s preferential tariffs under the Eurasian Economic Union Generalized...

DTI removes safeguard duty on float glass imports

DTI removes safeguard duty on float glass imports

Aug. 20 | Clear float glass | Photo from pfg.com.ph The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has eliminated provisional safeguard measures on imports of reflective, tinted and clear float glass. The decision was recommended by the Tariff Commission (TC), which...

DTI to identify agri, food products entitled to shipping discount

DTI to identify agri, food products entitled to shipping discount

Aug. 14 | Image by GREGOR from Pixabay The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will soon issue a list of agricultural and food products that qualify for discount and cargo space allocation on domestic shipping lines. The directive is contained in Maritime Industry...