After two years of Virtual Congress, the Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB), Export Development Council (EDC), and Philippine Exporters’ Confederation Inc. (PHILEXPORT) have partnered to organize once again the onsite National Export Congress 2022 (NEC) as the culminating event for this year’s celebration of the National Exporters’ Week. The NEC was held last 07 December 2022 at the Reception Hall, Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City.
Assistant Director BIANCA PEARL R. SYKIMTE, DTI-EMB Officer-in-Charge and Acting EDC Executive Director, shared in her Opening Remarks a glimpse of the Congress’ discussions, centering on how we, as a country, can harness the exporters’ collective experiences, expertise, knowledge, and the entire exporting community for the Philippines to achieve its exporting breakthroughs. Continue reading NATIONAL EXPORT CONGRESS 2022
DTI EMB-EDC-PHILEXPORT celebrates its first-ever Exporter’s Night 2022
The Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB), Export Development Council (EDC), and Philippine Exporters’ Confederation Inc. (PHILEXPORT) celebrated the first Exporters’ Night separately from the National Export Congress; as part of the week-long celebration of the National Exporters’ Week 2022 with the theme: “Paving the Way towards Exporting Breakthroughs” on 06 December 2022 at The Grand Ballroom, Marriott Hotel.
The Exporters’ Night celebrates and recognizes the stellar performances, invaluable contributions, and innovations of the Top 10 Exporters of Goods and Top 6 Services, 28 Government Agencies (TRGAs). Continue reading EXPORTERS’ NIGHT 2022
The annual ARANGKADA Philippines Forum of the Joint Foreign Chambers of the Philippines occurred on December 6, 2022 at the Manila Marriott Hotel in Pasay City. ARANGKADA Philippines is the major advocacy of the Joint Foreign Chambers (JFC) a partnership between the American, Canadian, Australian-New Zealand, European, Japanese,and Korean chambers of commerce and the Philippine Association of Multinational Companies Regional Headquarters, Incorporated to increase investment and employment in the Philippines launched in 2010.
Continue reading The 11th ARANGKADA Philippines Forum: Reform, Rebuild, Recover
Trade Sec. Alfredo E. Pascual led the opening of the 18th National Biotechnology Week with the theme: “Responding to the Challenges, Business Opportunities in Biotechnology.” last 21 November 2022 at the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC). In his keynote, he underscores that Science, technology, and innovation are keys to moving the country toward an advanced, inclusive, and resilient future. This week-long celebration of biotechnology takes on a special meaning as the pandemic brought into sharp focus the promising role that this branch of science can play. Continue reading DTI Sec. Pascual led the opening of the 18th National Biotechnology Week
Exporters can take advantage of new opportunities at the AMBIENTE Consumer Goods Trade Fair, the largest and leading international trade fair and the world’s number one in products associated with dining, cooking, household items, furnishings and ornaments, interior design, gifts, jewelry, and fashion accessories from 3 to 7 February 2023 at Messe Frankfurt, Germany. Messe Frankfurt is in action to fulfill its mission to promote the economy by creating new platforms in the Global Consumer Goods Industry.
Continue reading Ambiente is to come back in 2023, the largest consumer goods trade fair
In a joint media statement of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) released after the inaugural RCEP Ministers’ Meeting last September 18, 2022, the role of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in ASEAN post- pandemic resurgence has been highlighted. Continue reading ASEAN post-pandemic resurgence seen with RCEP
Hon. Ferdinand Martin G. Romualdez, Speaker of the House of Representatives (HOR), presented the new Administration’s Economic Legislative Agenda: Priorities and Gameplans at the PCCI General Membership Meeting on 04 August 2022 at Makati Diamond Residences.
Speaker Romualdez highlighted several goals and initiatives of the New Administration, i.e., job creation, poverty reduction, food security, reduction of transport and logistics cost, as well as energy costs to families, addressing health concerns, strengthening of social protection programs in terms of face to face classes, enhance bureaucratic efficiency, and sound fiscal management. Continue reading HOR supports new Administration Priorities and Gameplans for Economic Recovery
ARTA crafted an issuance in relation to the National Policy on Regulatory Management System (NPRMS). The objective of such is to formulate a common framework for good regulatory practice for regulators at all stages of the regulatory life cycle.
The NPRMS will also lay down the implementing guidelines and procedures for the implementation of the Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) requirement pursuant to Sections 5 and 17 of Republic Act No. 11032 or the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018. Continue reading ARTA issues the National Policy on Regulatory Management System (NPRMS)
The PH export performance continues to grow from the previous year to the early quarter of 2022. January 2022 exports increased by 8.9%, amounting to USD 6.04B from USD 5.55B in January 2021.
Electronics leads the top five export products, which contributed about US$3.50B with a 58 % share of the total goods in January 2022. Followed by other manufactured goods with 7.5%, Cathodes & Sections of Cathodes with 3.8%, Coconut oil with 3.0%, Ignition wiring sets and other wiring sets used in vehicles, aircraft, and ships at 2.9% share. Continue reading PH export continues the bullish trend in 2022
ARTA is the government agency mandated to administer, implement, and monitor compliance with the national policy on anti-red tape and the “Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018”.
The strengthened version of the law aims to facilitate prompt actions or resolutions of all government transactions. It applies to all government offices, agencies, and other government instrumentalities, whether located in the Philippines or abroad. Continue reading Zero Backlog Policy, Paigtingin! 3-7-20, Laging Sundin!