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                    [ArticleID] => 1525132
                    [Title] => DTI, ADB studies indicate less than half of Philippine firms use free trade deals
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Despite a number of free trade agreements (FTAs) secured by the country to date, less than half of Philippine firms are aware and actually utilize the benefits of such deals, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-23 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20150528/makati-city-skyline.jpg ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1525141 [Title] => SMEs eyed to hike GDP contribution [Summary] =>

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is targeting to increase the contribution of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to the economy by another five percentage points next year by implementing new policies and integrating these firms into the global value chains.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-23 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20150630/philippine-economy.jpg ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1509624 [Title] => Philippines well positioned as major sardines supplier [Summary] =>

The Philippines is well positioned to be a major sardines provider in the entire Southeast Asian region through the Zamboanga Peninsula or Region 9 with the upcoming Asean integration, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-11 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1507453 [Title] => Central Luzon unemployment rate higher than national average [Summary] =>

The unemployment rate in Central Luzon is 2.4 percent higher than the national rate of 6.5 percent, despite a double-digit growth in the manufacturing sector in the region.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-05 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804849 [AuthorName] => Ding Cervantes [SectionName] => Nation [SectionUrl] => nation [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/nation/20151006/Unemployment-rate-2.jpg ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1503902 [Title] => DTI to institutionalize Industry Development Council [Summary] =>

The Department of Trade and Industry wants to institutionalize the Industry Development Council so succeeding administrations would not be able to hamper improvements being undertaken to upgrade industries.

[DatePublished] => 2015-09-25 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1438879 [AuthorName] => Kathleen A. Martin [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20150926/dti-dev-council-5.jpg ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1494320 [Title] => APEC economies urged to help SMEs [Summary] =>

Member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation are urged to help small and medium enterprises (SME) join in regional trade.

[DatePublished] => 2015-08-30 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1213316 [AuthorName] => Carlo S. Lorenciana [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1493763 [Title] => Philippines urges APEC to address MSME trade constraints [Summary] =>

The Philippine government is urging Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies to address constraints faced by micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) for them to fully participate in trade across the region.

[DatePublished] => 2015-08-29 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20150830/Philippine-flag-4.jpg ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1403282 [Title] => Central Visayas industry roadmap nears completion [Summary] =>

Central Visayas has specified seven priority sectors in the industry roadmap to be submitted to the national government.

[DatePublished] => 2014-12-16 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1298072 [AuthorName] => Ehda Dagooc [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1402902 [Title] => Phl trade deals ‘underutilized’ [Summary] =>

The Philippines’ free trade agreements with other countries have remained underutilized until this day despite efforts from the government in encouraging Filipino businesses, specifically the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to make use of the deals.          

[DatePublished] => 2014-12-15 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1298072 [AuthorName] => Ehda Dagooc [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1402163 [Title] => Agri, manufacturing to help generate jobs [Summary] =>

To create more good jobs and sustain economic growth, the manufacturing and agriculture sectors must be revived to achieve the strong resurgence of the two.

[DatePublished] => 2014-12-13 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) ) )
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