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IATF TWG pushes policies to ease COVID impact, including on logistics

IATF TWG pushes policies to ease COVID impact, including on logistics

Jun. 2 | Image by 272447 from Pixabay Accelerated streamlining of Customs procedures, use of supply chain analytics, and investment in warehouses are just some of the recommendations for the logistics sector put forward by a government technical working group...

Business groups seek suspension of port charges to cut logistics costs

Business groups seek suspension of port charges to cut logistics costs

Apr. 24 | Image courtesy of khunaspix at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Business groups urged government to impose a moratorium on port fees to address supply chain challenges and sustain business operations during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). In a joint resolution...

NEDA’s Pernia resigns; Chua appointed acting secretary

NEDA’s Pernia resigns; Chua appointed acting secretary

Apr. 17 | President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted Socioeconomic Planning Secretary and National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) director general Ernesto Pernia’s resignation. Finance undersecretary Karl Kendrick Chua has been appointed in Pernia’s...

PH manufacturing sector down in Dec

PH manufacturing sector down in Dec

Feb. 5 | The decline in Philippine manufacturing output in December was the 13th straight monthly dip. Image by Mike Flynn from Pixabay The Philippine manufacturing sector recorded its 13th consecutive month of decline in December 2019, according to the Philippine...

PH Nov trade down as imports, exports slip

PH Nov trade down as imports, exports slip

Jan. 11 | The Philippines’ total merchandise trade registered its eighth consecutive month of decline in November 2019 as both imports and exports recorded decreases during the period, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed. PSA said total...

Revised list of Build Build Build projects approved

Revised list of Build Build Build projects approved

Nov. 8 | Aboitiz InfraCapital’s proposal to operate and maintain the New Bohol International Airport under a 25-year concession period was among projects approved by the National Economic and Development Authority Board’s Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet...

PH economic growth quickens to 6.2% in Q3

PH economic growth quickens to 6.2% in Q3

Nov. 7 | The Philippine economy grew 6.2% in the third quarter of 2019, with the services sector growing the fastest, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). The gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the third quarter improved on the 5.5% expansion...

PH Sept manufacturing output down 10 months in a row

PH Sept manufacturing output down 10 months in a row

Nov. 5 | Image by Mike Flynn from Pixabay The Philippine manufacturing sector recorded decreases in both volume and value in September 2019, its 10th successive month of decline, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). Based on the preliminary...

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...

Manufacturing output dips for ninth consecutive month

Manufacturing output dips for ninth consecutive month

Oct. 4 | Image by Mike Flynn from Pixabay The Philippine manufacturing sector recorded decreases in both volume and value in August 2019, its ninth month in a row of decline, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). Based on the preliminary result...