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June 22, 2018 12:20 PM EU slaps tariffs on US jeans, whiskey as trade war erupts

Brussels, Belgium—The European Union slapped revenge tariffs on iconic US products including bourbon, jeans and motorcycles on Friday in its opening salvo in a trade war with President Donald Trump. The tariffs, which took effect at midnight (2200 GMT Thursday) according to the EU’s official journal, will further fuel jitters on world stock markets that are already 5

June 21, 2018 11:05 AM Neda endorses 5-year export plan to Duterte

Thr proposed plan to boost the country’s exports will ensure targets in the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022 are met, the National Economic and Development Authority said Thursday. The Economic Development Cluster endorsed the Philippine Export Development Plan 2018-2022 for the approval of President Rodrigo Duterte. The PEDP 2018-2022 is a five-year 3

June 14, 2018 11:50 AM Robredo: Peso depreciation 'alarming,' seeks economic managers' explanation

MANILA – Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday called on the government's economic managers to explain the "alarming" rate of peso depreciation. The Philippine peso closed at P53.27 on Thursday, it’s weakest in 12 years. Robredo said it was hard to speculate so she would like the government to explain why peso hit its 12-year low. “Alarming siya kasi ganito 6

June 12, 2018 12:50 PM DTI expects Philippine exports to bounce back in Q2

The Department of Trade and Industry is optimistic Philippine exports will recover in the second quarter of 2017 after a notable decline in the previous months. Trade and marketing and promotions bureau chief Senen Perlada said exporters of non-electronics products had put in extra efforts to rebound from the decline in the months of February, March 6

May 31, 2018 3:14 AM Trump planning tariffs on European steel, aluminum

This combination of file pictures created on May 8, 2017 shows, French president Emmanuel Macron (left) on May 8, 2017; and United States President Donald Trump speaking at the White House on May 4, 2017 in Washington, DC. (AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN AND MANDEL NGAN) WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s administration is planning to impose tariffs 9

May 30, 2018 8:10 AM 'A lot of room to grow' for PH chocolate exports: European chamber

MANILA - There is demand for Philippine-made chocolates and the industry has "a lot of room to grow," a European business leader said Wednesday. In 2017, the Philippines imported $100 million dollars worth of chocolate products, but only exported $24 million, said European Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines president Guenter Taus. "The demand is certainly 7

May 8, 2018 10:47 AM New Zealand boosts Pacific aid as China’s influence grows

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand is significantly boosting the amount of aid money it spends in the Pacific as international concern rises about China’s growing influence in the region. Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced Tuesday that it would spend an extra 714 million New Zealand dollars ($500 million) over four years in international aid, with most of it directed 5

May 7, 2018 3:43 PM Philippines seeks parts from Japan for Huey helicopters

MANILA - The Philippines is talking to Japan about acquiring spare parts for its UH-1H "Huey" helicopters, the Air Force commander said on Monday, after a deal for new Canadian choppers collapsed this year. The $96 million parts package would keep about 80 U.S.-made Bell utility helicopters flying until 2020 when the Philippines expects to take delivery 8

April 23, 2018 3:07 AM Aboitiz spending P77b to expand business units

Conglomerate Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. said it plans to spend P77 billion this year to fund the expansion of its power generation unit and other businesses. AEV chief finance officer Manuel Lozano said about P61 billion of the P77-billion capital expenditures for 2018 would go to unit Aboitiz Power Corp. in support of the latter’s thermal and renewable 10

March 23, 2018 6:42 AM Manila on 'wait and see' with US-China trade war

MANILA - The Philippines is taking a "wait and see" approach in the face of a trade war between China and the US, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said Friday. Higher tariffs on Chinese steel exports to the US could also be beneficial to the Philippines since supply will be diverted to other markets, which in turn could bring down prices, Lopez said. "There 7