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Cargo cleared by Customs all set to be shipped out


The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is giving importers and brokers with overstaying Customs-cleared cargo at the Manila ports until Sept. 8 to withdraw their containers in line with efforts to decongest the port area.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

D&L, Chemrez union looms

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Food and plastic input manufacturer D&L Industries seeks to consolidate with affiliate Chemrez Technologies by making a public tender offer to acquire all Chemrez shares it does not own yet at P6 per share.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Foreign travels hobble export sector plan

An overview of cranes loading ships with containers at the Manila South Harbor port taken in 2009. Standard & Poor’s raised its growth forecast for the Philippines for 2012, as it said the growth performance of the country was less affected by unfavorable global developments than those of other emerging Asia-Pacific economies partly because it relied less on exports to fuel economic growth. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE

A private sector representative at the Export Development Council (EDC) has urged the Cabinet’s economic cluster to already tackle the proposed Philippine Export Development Plan 2014-2016, which outlines the strategies that will enable the country’s exports to hit $100 billion by 2016.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

8990 Holdings in P3-B bid to double land bank


Listed low-cost property developer 8990 Holdings Inc. has set aside P3 billion of its capital expenditure (capex) program for the year to fund its expansion thrust as it aims to double its land bank to 500 hectares by the end of the year.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PSEi seen moving sideways

Philippine Stock Exchange.  AFP FILE PHOTO

The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) declined last week as investors started to book profits—a trend that would likely continue in the near term, analysts said. The PSEi fell 1.15 percent last week to end at 7,050.80 while the broader all-shares index was also down 1.13 percent.

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