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Incentives for mining firms in Bangsamoro set


The prospective government of the Bangsamoro autonomous region is expected to offer tax perks and other incentives to mining firms in order to bridge a P109.5-billion funding gap for the development of the area.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

’14 palay output seen rising by 2.4%


Philippine palay output is expected to reach 18.88 million tons in 2014, up by 2.4 percent from the previous year’s volume but 1 percent short of the 19.07 million-ton target.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Agri growth slowed to 0.3% in 9 months


The growth in Philippine agricultural production slowed down to 0.3 percent year-on-year at P565.4 billion (at constant prices) in the nine months to September, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PH rice stock on the rise, says PSA


The nation’s stock of milled rice grew to 1.81 million tons, from the 1.49 million tons registered the previous month, even before the year’s main crop had been harvested, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Gov’t slaps antidumping duties on Turkish firms


Antidumping duties have been slapped on at least 13 Turkish firms that shipped wheat flour to the Philippines, following an investigation by the Tariff Commission.

Posted: November 14th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »



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