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Trade execs draw up blueprint to level up PH industrialization

Trade Undersecretary Adrian S. Cristobal Jr. EU PHOTO FROM BOI.GOV.PH

The Department of Trade and Industry is developing a new industrial blueprint that may serve as the foundation for the government’s investment policies.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

‘Raising import duties on paper to hurt students most’

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Millions of Filipino schoolchildren may end up having to pay more for their school supplies come June if the government decides to impose higher tariffs on imported paper used in the local production of books, notebooks, pad paper and similar items.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Indian businessmen interested in setting up firms in PH

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Prospective investors from India are eyeing business opportunities in the Philippines and are interested in setting up their manufacturing facilities here, according to the Department of Trade and Industry.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

DTI sets trade missions to new markets in 2014

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The Department of Trade and Industry will embark on more roadshows this year as part of efforts to increase the number of markets that Philippine industries and businesses can serve.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

DTI warns public vs bogus foreign sea freight forwarders

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The Department of Trade and Industry has warned consumers against “bogus” foreign sea freight forwarders and their corresponding Philippine agents, which are now facing criminal and administrative charges.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

DTI slashes export targets

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The Department of Trade and Industry has reduced its 2016 target for total merchandise and service exports to $101.3 billion, from the original $120 billion, given the slower than expected growth of the sectors.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Gov’t out to groom PH as global aerospace hub

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The Department of Trade and Industry has asked major players in the global aerospace industry to make the Philippines their prime hub in the region for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of their aircraft, given the country’s growing capacities to serve this sector.

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

San Francisco traders, execs keen on setting up firms in PH

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An employee works on a machine inside a newly built product distribution warehouse in Cabuyao, Laguna, in this file photo. AFP

A trade delegation comprising of 70 businessmen and government officials from San Francisco, California, has expressed interest in tapping prospective investment opportunities and possibly setting up manufacturing facilities in the Philippines.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

DTI: Prices of basic goods remain stable

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Amid fluctuations noted in the prices of cement products, prices of basic and prime commodities have generally remained stable in the first two months of the year, the Department of Trade and Industry said on Thursday. AFP FILE PHOTO

Prices of basic and prime commodities have generally remained stable in the first two months of the year amid fluctuations noted in the prices of cement products, the Department of Trade and Industry said on Thursday.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Biz Buzz: Oppressed landlord

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Normally, it’s an issue of an oppressive landlord versus an oppressed tenant. But probably not in this case.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Trade officials rush bill to ease miners’ anxiety

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The Department of Trade and Industry is rushing the submission of a Congressional bill that details the government’s revenue-sharing scheme with the mining sector to allay the fears of local and foreign investors in the country.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

DTI changes incentives tack to attract investors

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The Department of Trade and Industry will be making some changes in the way it draws up its incentive package for investors to ensure that the 2014 Investment Priorities Plan will serve as an effective tool to boost Philippine industries.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

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