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PH trade recovers in Dec with 2.4% growth; imports down, exports up

PH trade recovers in Dec with 2.4% growth; imports down, exports up

Feb. 11 | The Philippines’ total merchandise trade recorded an increase in December 2019 after registering eight consecutive months of decline since April 2019, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed. Total external trade in goods in December...

Coronavirus likely to take a bite off PH cargo volumes

Coronavirus likely to take a bite off PH cargo volumes

Feb. 6 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) expects a slowdown in cargo throughput as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak which started in China, the Philippines’ top source of imports. The anticipated drop is coming at a time when cargo traffic is...

Yusen Logistics opens Las Piñas warehouse

Yusen Logistics opens Las Piñas warehouse

Jan. 14 | Yusen Logistics Philippines, Inc., the local unit of global logistics service provider Yusen Logistics Co., Ltd., has opened a new logistics center in southern Metro Manila to meet rising demand for express air shipments across the region. Located at...

DA okays import of 35,000MT of red onion

DA okays import of 35,000MT of red onion

Jan. 5 | Image by Hans Braxmeier from Pixabay The Department of Agriculture (DA) has approved the importation of 35,000 metric tons (MT) of red onions to cover a two-month production gap and tame market prices. The importation will be allowed from January 3 up...

PH exports, imports fall in Sept

PH exports, imports fall in Sept

Nov. 7 | Image by Maritime_Filming_UK from Pixabay Philippine merchandise trade hit its sixth consecutive month of decline in September 2019 as both imports and exports recorded decreases during the period, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed. PSA...

PH trade down 7% in Aug

PH trade down 7% in Aug

Oct. 10 | Image by Alexander Bobrov from Pixabay The Philippines’ total merchandise trade dipped for the fifth consecutive month in August, based on data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). The total merchandise trade in August 2019 reached US$14.91...

PH exports rise 3.5%, imports drop 4.2% in July

PH exports rise 3.5%, imports drop 4.2% in July

Sep. 10 | Image by ddzphoto from Pixabay Philippine merchandise trade fell 1.3% year-on-year in July, dragged mainly by a slip in imports. For the fourth month in a row, Philippine merchandise trade recorded a decline to US$15.74 billion from $15.95 billion in...

PH exports up, imports down in June

PH exports up, imports down in June

Aug. 8 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay Philippine merchandise exports grew 1.5% while imports declined 10.4% in June, resulting in a 5.8% dip in the country’s trade in goods to $14.49 billion from $15.39 billion. Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority...

PH imports dip 5.4% but exports rise 1% in May

PH imports dip 5.4% but exports rise 1% in May

Jul. 13 | Image by Valdas Miskinis from Pixabay Philippine exports recorded a small increment in May 2019 while imports continued to fall, leading merchandise trade to decline 3% to US$15.58 billion from $16.06 billion in the same period last year. The Philippine...

BOC requiring registration of truckers moving import, export goods

BOC requiring registration of truckers moving import, export goods

Feb. 15 | All Philippine truckers transporting import and export shipments to and from the ports will soon be required to register with the Bureau of Customs (BOC), otherwise they can’t carry such goods. The ruling is contained in Customs Memorandum Order (CMO)...