The Bureau of Customs and Department of Information and Communications Technology strengthened their partnership through a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) in promoting integration, interoperability, and interconnection of their systems and applications, signed on 15 June 2023.
Under the MOU, DICT will assess BOC’s applications and systems; recommend strategies for improving the bureau’s ICT system, develop additional applications if necessary, and ensure smooth integration. While BOC will be the partner of DICT in providing guidance and support for interoperability. Continue reading BOC and DICT to foster an integrated information and communication technology system
PHILEXPORT and e-KONEK ink Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the encoding and lodgement of import and export declarations using e-Konek’s value-added service provider (VASP) system, which connects to the Bureau of Customs’ Electronic-to-Mobile System.
The MOA spells out that e-Konek shall provide project-based encoders to train in submitting export declarations using the e-konek VASP system. While PHILEXPORT will supply the workspace and consumable office supplies for the service. Continue reading PHILEXPORT and e-KONEK ink MOA for export encoding services
The Employers Confederation Of the Philippines (ECOP) celebrated its 44th annual gathering. This year’s National Conference of Employers (NCE) was creatively themed “Human-Centered Transition for a Just and Sustainable Workplace” The forum tackled strategies for creating unique employee experiences and the critical role that employers should play in making this a reality. Continue reading ECOP: 44th NCE “Human-Centered Transitions for a Just and Sustainable Workplace”
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