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Trade facilitation key in hitting this year’s exports growth goal
by Philexport - September 27, 2015 - 10:00am
Exporters are working to achieve the eight to 10-percent exports growth target this year amid softening of major overseas markets, banking on the implementation of trade facilitation measures.
Clothing retailers urged to expand franchise business abroad
by Philexport - July 14, 2014 - 12:00am
Filipino clothing retailers are encouraged to develop a “real branding program” to expand their franchise business abroad as more foreign brands invade the local market.
Industrial productivity ‘missing link’ in gov’t’s inclusive growth goal
by Philexport - July 7, 2014 - 12:00am
No matter how prosperous the Philippine economy becomes, the country will still experience the “jobless growth” phenomenon of high unemployment and poverty levels, unless the full potential of the manufacturing...
Exporters urged to address trade concerns in food, liquor and tobacco
by Philexport - July 7, 2014 - 12:00am
Philippine exporters especially of food, liquor and tobacco products are advised to address specific trade concerns (STCs) raised by the United States (US), European Union (EU) and Canada to continue serving key...
Phl urged to strengthen industry-academe ties
by Philexport - June 23, 2014 - 12:00am
The Philippines needs to strengthen industry and education linkages in developing a strong skills base crucial to economic growth and development.
Business sector urges gov’t to prioritize power issue
by Philexport - June 16, 2014 - 12:00am
The business community is urging the government to act “with a sense of urgency” on the power issue and cooperate with the private sector on a clear program to ease the energy shortage that threatens...
European investors keen to do business in Phl
by Philexport - June 16, 2014 - 12:00am
The trade community in the European Union is “very keen” to do business in Philippines right now and just needs a little more convincing about the country’s investor-friendly environment, according...
Services exporters urged to upgrade and innovate
by Philexport - June 16, 2014 - 12:00am
Philippine services exporters eyeing to penetrate new markets are encouraged to upgrade and innovate to boost their competitiveness and gain advantage against the world’s best competitors.
Contract farming improves farmers’ profit, says report
by Philexport - June 9, 2014 - 12:00am
Small-scale farmers can boost their income if they can be linked to modern markets through favorable contract farming arrangements, said a newly released paper.
More PPPs eyed for ambitious infra dev‘t program
by Philexport - June 9, 2014 - 12:00am
The   government wants more private investors to come in and help undertake a massive lineup of infrastructure projects that is a part of the administration’s strategy to stimulate inclusive growth...
Food exporters asked to gear up for possible mandatory halal certification
by Philexport - June 9, 2014 - 12:00am
Filipino exporters intending to sell their products to halal markets are advised to ready themselves for possible mandatory halal certification as Indonesia, the world’s halal food center, is mulling over whether...
Local food exporters urged to tap Japanese market
by Philexport - June 9, 2014 - 12:00am
More Filipino food exporters, especially of banana chips, chicken yakitori and biscuits, are invited to penetrate the huge Japanese market.
Businesses urged to boost efficiency of supply chains in preparation for Asean integration
by Philexport - June 2, 2014 - 12:00am
Philippine businesses are urged to enhance the efficiency of their supply chains to seize the opportunities offered by regional and global production networks as the Asean integration starts next year.
Phl to benefit from improving global economy
by Philexport - June 2, 2014 - 12:00am
The Philippines needs to maximize the benefits from the improving global economy in a bid to support economic growth in the next quarters, according to the country’s chief economic planner.
Phl beverage makers urged to seize opportunities in Canada
by Philexport - June 2, 2014 - 12:00am
Filipino beverage manufacturers are encouraged to explore the immense business opportunities in Canada amid the growth in the sales of single-serve coffee systems.
Repeal of quantitative restriction policy on rice imports pushed
by Philexport - May 26, 2014 - 12:00am
The country can repeal the quantitative restriction (QR) policy on imports to support the rice-sufficiency goal in a bid to address the increase in rice prices.
Better trade facilitation reduces costs, boosts exports
by Philexport - May 26, 2014 - 12:00am
The Philippines and other East Asian countries should implement trade facilitation improvements to reduce costs along the entire supply chain, boosting exports and contributing to the expansion of the world eco...
Adopting key Asean measures to benefit more Filipino SMEs
by Philexport - May 19, 2014 - 12:00am
Overall, the Philippines has shown its commitment to the Asean  Economic Community (AEC) blueprint as indicated in the relevant measures it has implemented from 2008 to 2011, but there is still room to speed...
Chinese tourists seen to hit 200 M by 2020 opening growth opportunities for Phl travel, shopping sectors
by Philexport - May 12, 2014 - 12:00am
Tourists from mainland China seeking new overseas destinations to visit are expected to double and their spending to triple by 2020, providing tremendous growth opportunities for Philippine tourism and related sectors...
Enhancing SMEs’ competitiveness, access to export markets critical to economic growth
by Philexport - May 12, 2014 - 12:00am
Philippine government support is crucial for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to strengthen their competitiveness in their local territory while gaining access to foreign markets and global supply chai...
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