PH expands okra exports to South Korea

richbon-quevedo - @inquirerdotnet 05/13/2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines will start exporting okra or lady’s fingers to South Korea, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said. “After the resumption of okra exports to Japan last year, we are opening yet another market…

Exports, imports still sliding

Ben O. de Vera 10/10/2020

The value of goods exported and imported by the Philippines in August fell by more than a fifth due to still weak global demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest preliminary external trade data released by…

Minimal impact seen from US-China trade row

07/02/2019

The Department of Finance said that the US-China trade war had not made it “easy” for the Philippines, but expressed confidence that the country could withstand the impact. said during the question-and-answer portion of the Pre-State of…

Close trade ties with China to benefit RP’s economy, says GMA

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/01/2019

MANDAUE CITY—A close relationship between the Philippines and China would benefit the country’s economy, Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said. Arroyo was in Cebu Friday for several events including the blessing and inauguration of the All Prime International…

US cuts tech exports to China firm on security grounds

AP 10/30/2018

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has imposed restrictions on technology exports to a state-supported Chinese semiconductor maker, citing national security grounds amid a mounting tariff battle. The controls imposed Monday on Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co. reflect…

Exports slip by 8.8% in April

Inquirer.net 06/10/2018

Merchandise exports in April declined at its fastest pace in four months but imports continued to post robust growth, said to be supportive of domestic manufacturing and the country’s ambitious infrastructure program, the government reported on Friday.…

Export sector to ride on PH’s strong economic performance

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/21/2017

  An official of the Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (Philexport) in Cebu sees bright prospects for the export sector in 2018 on the back of the country’s robust economic performance, among other factors. Federico Escalona, executive director…

Diplomat: UN to ban $1 billion in North Korea exports

AP 08/05/2017

United Nations — A proposed new UN sanctions resolution would significantly increase economic pressure on North Korea to return to negotiations on its nuclear and missile programs by banning mineral and seafood exports worth over $1 billion…

Exporters urged to focus on local, emerging markets

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/11/2016

Amid a weak global market, exporters are encouraged to temporarily focus on the domestic market and explore opportunities in emerging markets such as countries in the Asean, European Union, Australia and South America. “We can tap their…

Exporters urged to sell fast-moving goods in US

Juli Ann M. Sibi 04/06/2016

After a recorded slump in Central Visayas exports in 2015, Cebuano exporters are encouraged to sell fast-moving consumer goods in mainstream markets in the United States. Fast-moving consumer goods are relatively low cost goods, which include processed…

Big export decline seen in R7

Marites Villamor Ilano 02/15/2016

Adouble-digit decrease in export sales from Central Visayas was possible in 2015, given that global demand continued to be weak and major export markets have been reeling from external headwinds as well. Cebu exporters, however, remained “cautiously…

Weak demand pulls down exports

12/13/2015

Philippine exports fell by 10.8 percent in October 2015 on account of continued sluggish external demand according to the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda). The Philippine Statistics Authority reported today that merchandise exports fell to $4.6…

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