Category Archives: Other Export News

DTI Sec. Pascual led the opening of the 18th National Biotechnology Week

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

Ambiente is to come back in 2023, the largest consumer goods trade fair

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.
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HOR supports new Administration Priorities and Gameplans for Economic Recovery 

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 issues the National Policy on Regulatory Management System (NPRMS)

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)

PH export continues the bullish trend in 2022

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

Zero Backlog Policy, Paigtingin! 3-7-20, Laging Sundin!

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!

$49 billion unrealized export potential in the Philippines

The Philippines currently has $49 billion of unrealized export potential according to the International Trade Centre‘s (ITC) Export Potential Assessment (EPA) report. This is out of the $107 billion total export potential of the Philippines in the products covered by the study,

The top market where the Philippines has the largest export potential (EP) is East Asia with $54 billion followed by North America, ASEAN, and the EU.

The top sector is machinery and electronic equipment which covers almost 75% of export potential. The other top sectors are manufactured products, horticulture, minerals, metals, and other products. Continue reading $49 billion unrealized export potential in the Philippines

Reengineering Manual towards efficient Philippine government public service launched

The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) virtually launched the Reengineering Manual towards Efficient Philippine government services. A reference that supports the whole-of-government approach in streamlining Philippine government systems and procedures in delivering public services. This initiative is the result of a Memorandum of Understanding between the UK Government and ARTA signed last 4 February 2020.
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The Global Islamic Economy adapts to the new normal

The Global Islamic economy adapts to the new normal in the global market, which involves Halal food, modest fashion, media & recreation, Muslim-friendly travel, Halal pharmaceuticals, Halal cosmetics, and Islamic finance.

The Halal food industry continues to grow even if the meat supply chain has been disrupted by the pandemic. Consumers were exposed to the consumption of alternatives to animal protein (e.g., plant-based burgers). Halal cosmetics were also affected, but the industry remains resilient and adapted to the trend in the new normal, which created the opportunity for new product lines such as hand and face creams and sanitizers. Continue reading The Global Islamic Economy adapts to the new normal