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                    [Title] => Impact of tax reform law on prices 'minimal' — DTI
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The first package of its tax reform measures will not lead to increases in prices of basic commodities, according to Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, as the government tries to calm the public over worries that the new law will result in spike in household expenses.

[DatePublished] => 2018-01-10 12:36:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 1 [AuthorID] => 1805104 [AuthorName] => Audrey Morallo [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/articles/christmas-shoppers_2018-01-05_14-18-41.jpg ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 226510 [Title] => Roxas threatens to remove safeguard tariff on cement [Summary] => Trade and Industry Secretary Manuel Roxas II has threatened to remove the safeguard tariff on cement following what he observed to be an "anomalous" P5 increase in the price of Portland cement.

A Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) monitoring report on local cement prices shows that in a short period of two months, there has been a P5-increase in the price of Portland cement.

The increase is deemed anomalous by the DTI, Roxas said, because it happened during the rainy season when demand for cement is presumably low.
[DatePublished] => 2003-11-03 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097285 [AuthorName] => Marianne V. Go [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) ) )
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