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PH, US aim to develop cold chain facilities in PH

PH, US aim to develop cold chain facilities in PH

Oct. 28 | The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) agreed to collaborate on developing cold chain facilities in the Philippines, with the assistance of the U.S. Agency for International Aid...

PH travel goods win zero tariff under expanded US GSP program

PH travel goods win zero tariff under expanded US GSP program

Jul. 1 | Starting July 1, 2017, Philippine-made travel goods such as bags and wallets can enter the U.S. market with zero tariff after the Office of the United States Trade Representative approved the Philippine government’s petition to expand the U.S. Generalized...

PH not leveraging FTAs to vault into new markets, says DTI

PH not leveraging FTAs to vault into new markets, says DTI

Dec. 5 | Philippine exporters should take advantage of the country’s various trade agreements to enter into potential and untapped markets, according to the country’s trade chief. Speaking at a recent forum, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary...

PH firms still reluctant to avail of perks from FTAs – study

PH firms still reluctant to avail of perks from FTAs – study

Mar. 15 | Only about 25.4% of Philippine companies take advantage of free trade agreements (FTAs), according to a state think tank. The Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), in a recent study entitled “How Are Firms Responding to Philippine Trade...