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ARTA: Trading, transpo among priorities for gov’t streamlining

ARTA: Trading, transpo among priorities for gov’t streamlining

Sep. 21 | The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has identified trading and transportation among priority sectors in a project to streamline systems of government agencies. The National Effort for the Harmonization of Efficiency Measures of Interrelated Agencies or...

Application for registration to export strategic goods starts Oct

Application for registration to export strategic goods starts Oct

Sep. 18 | Image by Alexander Kliem from Pixabay The Strategic Trade Management Office (STMO) will start accepting applications for registration to export strategic goods by next month. STMO director Atty. Luis Catibayan, in an announcement on September 16, said...

PH gov’t to initiate reforms to capitalize on US-China trade tiff

PH gov’t to initiate reforms to capitalize on US-China trade tiff

Sep. 15 | The Philippine government is adopting measures proposed by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) that will enable the country to take advantage of opportunities stemming from the ongoing US-China...

DTI imposes safeguard duty on float glass imports

DTI imposes safeguard duty on float glass imports

Aug. 2 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has ordered the imposition of provisional safeguard duty on float glass, both clear and tinted, to protect the domestic industry from rising imports of the product. The provisional...

EO eyed to regulate fees of international shipping lines

EO eyed to regulate fees of international shipping lines

Jul. 17 | Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez delivering the keynote address at the 2nd Logistics Services Philippines Conference and Exhibit on July 15. An executive order will take the place of a proposed joint administrative order (JAO) designed to regulate charges...

BOC to levy safeguard duty on ceramic floor, wall tile imports

BOC to levy safeguard duty on ceramic floor, wall tile imports

Jul. 8 | Image by Ulrike Leone from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is imposing provisional safeguard duty on imported ceramic floor and wall tiles for 200 days to protect and promote competitiveness of domestic industries and producers. The duty shall come...

PH 5-year export development plan gets green light

PH 5-year export development plan gets green light

Jul. 3 | Image by Valdas Miskinis from Pixabay President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the new five year development plan to boost the country’s export growth and facilitate the flow of trade. The Philippine Export Development Plan (PEDP) 2018-2022, prepared...

PH, ROK start FTA talks to enhance trade, investment opportunities

PH, ROK start FTA talks to enhance trade, investment opportunities

Jun. 4 | Image by Ricarda Mölck from Pixabay The Philippines and South Korea have officially launched negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) to promote stronger bilateral relations. Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez and South Korea’s Minister for Trade, Industry,...

PH assured of retained preferential market access to UK post-Brexit

PH assured of retained preferential market access to UK post-Brexit

Apr. 17 | Image by DANIEL DIAZ from Pixabay The Philippines has secured a commitment from the United Kingdom (UK) on having the same level of market access to UK post-Brexit, under any scenario, including a no-deal Brexit, according to Trade and Industry secretary...

PH agencies to regulate fees of foreign shipping lines, depots, truckers

PH agencies to regulate fees of foreign shipping lines, depots, truckers

Feb. 1 | Image courtesy of khunaspix at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Fees charged by international shipping lines, container depot operators, and truckers operating in the Philippines will soon be regulated by government agencies, the move designed to lower high shipping...