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February 21, 2018 11:17 AM Neda pushes for free trade deal with US

The Philippine government is seeking stronger trade relations with the United States amid the upbeat trade performance in 2017, Economic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia said. Pernia, in a presentation before the US-Philippines Society Board of Directors meeting, highlighted the intention of the Philippines to keep its current trade surplus with the US in positive 9

February 9, 2018 10:44 AM PH foreign trade up 9.9% in 2017

Total imports and exports exceed government targets for the year, posting 10.2 % and 9.5 % growth rates, respectively, while the trade deficit hit a record $4.02 billion in December 2017 MANILA, Philippines— The country’s overall foreign trade in goods grew last year as the country’s import momentum continued on the back of a growing economy. Total merchandise 9

January 31, 2018 6:44 AM India-Asean trade on the rise

The trade relations between India and the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) comprising of Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Cambodia, Lao, Myanmar and Vietnam have seen an upsurge since the last decade. India and Asean are in the process of negotiating agreements on trade and services and to improve cooperation 5

January 13, 2018 4:00 PM Phl diversifying exports, improving market mix

MANILA, Philippines — Government efforts to diversify merchandise exports and improve market mix are coming into realization with the growing share of non-electronic products, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said. According to DTI, the value of merchandise exports from January to November last year was shared almost evenly by electronics and non-electronics 14

January 11, 2018 3:13 PM Trade gap widens to $3.7B in November

The country’s trade deficit widened to USD3.78 billion in November 2017 as imports continue to outpace exports due to higher shipments of raw materials and intermediate goods and capital goods, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Wednesday. The PSA said imports posted a hefty growth of 18.5 percent as all commodity groups posted positive 8

January 4, 2018 9:01 PM Macron heading to China to strengthen economic ties

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron will head to China next week to strengthen commercial ties with the world's second-largest economy. It will be Macron's first state visit to China since he won election last year. According to the Elysee, Macron will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Jan. 9 after visiting the ancient imperial capital of Xi'an 30

December 7, 2017 1:32 PM HK billionaire says a boss should also inspire others

MANILA - Hong Kong-based billionaire and philanthropist David Harilela said a leader needs to command and inspire, when asked by ANC's "The Boss" about his definition of a leader. "The biggest lesson I've learned is to bend sometimes. A leader needs to command but most importantly, inspire," he said. "We have 35 members in our community in 'The One' and we continue 10

November 20, 2017 4:42 AM Usapang Exports goes to Cebu, Davao and Manila

This year, the focus of the activity will be topics on innovation, collaboration and export trends. Speakers from the EMB, Industrial Technology Development Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (ITDI-DOST), Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPO PHIL), and other private sector experts of e-commerce, packaging and creative 7

November 19, 2017 4:00 PM Phl sugar output production to reach 2.4 MMT next year

MANILA, Philippines — The local production of sugar is seen to reach 2.4 million metric tons (MT) next year, still slightly lower than this year’s expected output, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) said. According to a report of the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, production may reach 2.38 million MT next year, five percent lower 13

October 29, 2017 2:23 PM Duterte to discuss N. Korea, trade with Abe during two-day visit to Japan

President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech at the Davao City International Airport on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, shortly before leaving for Japan for a two-day visit. (Photo from an RTVM video) President Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday night that he would discuss North Korea and trade issues with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his two-day official 46