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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...

DTI agency accredits PH exporters online

DTI agency accredits PH exporters online

Jul. 27 | Exporters may now secure online accreditation under Republic Act 7844, also known as the Export Development Act (EDA) of 1994, through the Department of Trade and Industry’s Export Marketing Bureau (EMB). EDA accreditation allows exporters to claim...

ASEAN free trade partners, Japan accept PH scanned commercial dox for customs clearance

ASEAN free trade partners, Japan accept PH scanned commercial dox for customs clearance

Jul. 13 | Image by Pexels from Pixabay Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) free trade partners (except India) and Japan have accepted the Philippines’ request to allow scanned copies of commercial documents, including certificates of origin (CO),...

Safeguard duty for float glass imports unnecessary, says Tariff Commission

Safeguard duty for float glass imports unnecessary, says Tariff Commission

Jul. 6 | Tinted float glass | Photo from pfg.com,ph The Tariff Commission (TC) is not recommending the imposition of a general safeguard measure on imports of reflective, tinted, and clear float glass. In a summary report of its investigation dated June 30, TC...

RCEP Agreement for signing by November

RCEP Agreement for signing by November

Jun. 25 | Trade ministers during the 10th RCEP Intersessional Ministerial Meeting on June 23 | Photo courtesy of ASEAN Trade ministers of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and free trade agreement (FTA) partners Australia, China, Japan, Korea,...

DTI investigates safeguard measures on steel products

DTI investigates safeguard measures on steel products

Jun. 23 | Galvanized iron | Photo from sonicsteel.com.ph The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has initiated preliminary safeguard measure investigations on aluminum zinc (GL) and galvanized irons (GI) imports following allegations of increased imports that...

Additional tariffs on hold for now, says DTI

Additional tariffs on hold for now, says DTI

May. 26 | Image by GREGOR from Pixabay The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has for now abandoned its plan to impose an additional 5% tariff on all import products to raise funds for government’s anti-coronavirus (COVID-19) programs. DTI undersecretary...

PH eyes tariffs to boost COVID war chest

PH eyes tariffs to boost COVID war chest

May. 21 | The Philippine government is considering imposing tariff on import goods to raise revenues amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez. “Yes, we are considering, maybe, but that’s still being studied right now....