MENU

EXPORTS

    • PHL, Japan hold industrial-cooperation dialogue

      07 July 2018 Published also in Business Mirror In Photo: The Philippines and Japan conducted the third round of Industrial Cooperation Dialogue on June 22 as part of the continued cooperation between the two countries to focus on strategic areas of partnership. Leading the Philippine side are Trade Assistant Secretary for Industry Development and Trade Policy Group Rafaelita Aldaba (left) and Trade Undersecretary and Board of Investments Managing Head Ceferino Rodolfo.   THE Philippines and Japan conducted the third round of their Industrial Cooperation Dialogue on June 22 as part of the continued cooperation between the two countries to focus on strategic areas of partnership. “These industry cooperation initiatives focus more on collaboration than negotiation. Being the country’s...

      Read More

    • DTI leads business mission to Vietnam

      By Kristina Noelle S. Andaya | Knowledge Processing Division | DTI-Export Marketing Bureau 07 July 2018 Published also in Business Mirror THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) spearheaded an Outbound Business Mission (OBM) to Vietnam on June 19-21, 2018 that booked sales of $265,000 to its Philippine participants. Ceferino Rodolfo, Undersecretary of the DTI Industry Development and Trade Policy Group; and DTI Export Marketing Bureau Director Senen Perlada had a bilateral meeting with Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) Deputy Minister Tran Quoc Khanh.  They were assisted by DTI-EMB Assistant Director Agnes Perpetua Legaspi. The business mission was the result of Rodolfo’s and Tran’s meeting on April 24, 2017 when Tran invited Rodolfo to organize a Philippine mission to...

      Read More

    • Entrepreneurs urged to launch cross-border e-commerce business

      07 July 2018 Published also in Business Mirror BUDDING entrepreneurs have been urged to start a cross-border e-commerce business, as billions of people now shop online. “In 2020 the cross-border e-commerce is expected to account for about $900-billion GMV [gross merchandise value], translating into a roughly 22-percent share of the global e-commerce market,” e-commerce Business Consultant Michael Jan Menzon said. Menzon said more consumers opt for cross-border e-commerce shopping mainly due to better product availability, especially in mature e-commerce markets such as Japan, Germany and the United Kingdom. “Having an attractive offering [including price] stands out as key to convincing international consumers to act,” he said during the Philippine Export Competitiveness Program...

      Read More

    • Exporters seek clarification on controlled-chemicals IRR

      By PhilExport News and Features 07 July 2018 Published also in Business Mirror EXPORTERS are seeking clarification from the Philippine National Police (PNP) on unresolved issues on the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) on controlled chemicals, noting these have adversely affected the competitiveness of the industry. In a letter to Police Director General Chief Oscar D. Albayalde of the PNP, Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. (PhilExport) President Sergio Ortiz-Luis Jr. said these issues have remained pending since the approval of the IRR in June 2016. The PNP is implementing the IRR on Controlled Chemicals pursuant to Section 4C and 4F of Presidential Decree 1866 on illegal possession of firearms and explosives, as amended by Republic Act (RA) 9516 approved on June 9, 2016....

      Read More

    • ‘Doing Business’ task force implements reforms in starting a business

      30 June 2018 Published in Business Mirror THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), as the chairman of the Doing Business Task Force, is pleased to highlight the reform initiatives undertaken to improve the ease of doing business and level up the Philippines’s global competitiveness ranking. Key reforms include Quezon City’s Business One-Stop Shop which streamlines the process-registration process into just three steps: file, pay and claim. With this, applicants can complete the whole procedure in just one hour, as long as all the necessary requirements are complete. Applicants do not need to move from different offices located in different floors/areas to obtain licenses and permits or make payments on locational clearance and fire-safety inspection since the city’s Zoning...

      Read More

    << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> (36)

Back
to top