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EMB 2015 Accomplishments Video

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
DTI-EMB,EU launch PHL Guide Book
The Department of Trade and Industry’s Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) and the European Union (EU) Delegation to the Philippines launched the Philippine Export Guidebook at the recently concluded National Exporters’ Congress (NEC) held at the Marriott Grand Ballroom in Pasay City. Read more...

Cristobal: DTI will 'work beyond administrations'                                  With six months left in the current administration and the elections just around the corner, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) welcomes 2016 with a new Secretary: Adrian S. Cristobal Jr.  But for Cristobal, who is the former DTI Undersecretary for Industry Development Group (IDG), “too little time” is not a reason for the agency “to just coast along." Read more...

Trade Department sees electronics sector windfall from new WTO deal on IT products
The Philippines expects its electronics exports to receive a boost from a new World Trade Organization (WTO) deal that eliminates tariffs on information technology (IT) products. Read more...

Electronics growth target lowered
From 5-7% to 3-5% due to weak demand

Growth projection for electronics, which account for almost 50 percent of country’s total exports, has been scaled down to 3-5 percent this year from the initial 5-7 percent on soft demand driven by unpalatable events in China, EU and Japan.
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DTI to miss 10% export growth target
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will miss its export targets this year as the Philippines will be further dragged down by a region-wide economic slowdown.
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Aquino signs Competition, Cabotage laws
It turns out the so-called “Kamag-anak Inc.,” the controversial term referring to relatives of President Aquino in government, has an upside.
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Tariff disparities under JPEPA
JAPAN continues to be a top investor in the Philippines especially after the signing of a comprehensive bilateral trade agreement between the two countries in 2006. 
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Low Exports Threat to Growth
Economic growth in the second quarter of this year is expected to be dragged down by lower April and May merchandise exports, according to Arsenio Balisacan, director general of National Economic and Development Authority. Read more...

Exports slide to record low in May
The steep drop in exports as well as domestic manufacturing last May were signals that the global economy was once again slowing down mainly due to economic troubles in Greece and China, the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) warned Friday, although it remains to be seen how these external shocks would affect the Philippines. Read more...

Manufacturing output down 3.1 percent in May-Neda
The country’s manufacturing output contracted 3.1 percent in May on the back of weak global demand and the prolonged dry spell, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda). Read more...

 

 

FDA issues final food defense regulation


Bureau of Customs readies Electronic Certificate of Origin


European group submits policy recommendations for PH competitiveness
SMEs share financing experiences in TV documentary
Philexport urges vigilance among exporters amidst flat export performance
Banana growers warn HB 5161 could kill $1-B export industry
IFEX Philippines’ G-MART partners local food companies with top international retail chains
PH expo now said to be Asia’s top hub for F&B sourcing
Exporters bullish on 10% growth target
PH exporters not relying much on US market - Non-renewal of US GSP
Sen. Bam Aquino enjoins truckers, shipping lines to lower fees
DTI supports the extension of RO-RO policy to Chassis RO-RO Service
PEZA locators to use E2M filing of transhipment entries
Private sector pushes for the Philippine Multi-Modal Logistics Industry Roadmap
Exporters/Stakeholders invited to the Regional Seminars on PEDP 2014-2016
Local products to be exported to Europe
Customs releases Regulated Imports List
EDC calls on truckers to restore rates


DTI to promote export Halal certified products
GI to maximize EU-GSP+ benefits
Food exporters rake in $90M in Dubai
Philippine exports to EU seen to rise over 20%
Exporters/Stakeholders enjoined to participate in the PEDP 2014-2016 Regional Implementation Workshops
DOST, local industries join hands in preparing for AEC 2015
PHILEXPORT urges government to increase budget in science and technology
MERCHANDISE EXPORT PERFORMANCE
September 2015
(F.O.B Value in Million US$)
EMB PRODUCT GROUP JAN TO SEP 2014 JAN TO SEP 2015 % CHANGE
VALUE % SHARE VALUE % SHARE
           
TOTAL PHL EXPORTS 46,976,227,037

100

44,280,823,731

100

(5.74)

           
ELECTRONICS 18,563,474,348 39.52 19,289,508,083 43.56 3.91
TRANSPORT 4,932,275,439 10.50 4,677,032,570 10.56 (5.17)
CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS 2,608,690,101 5.55 2,335,285,276 5.27 (10.48)
MINERALS 3,476,571,183 7.40 2,318,073,302 5.23 (33.32)
ELECTRICALS 2,084,160,852 4.44 2,189,744,867 4.95 5.07
GARMENT /TEXTILE 1,493,533,435 3.18 1,269,940,855 2.87 (14.97)
MACHINERY 1,416,990,205 3.02 1,230,101,899 2.78 (13.19)
PROCESSED FOOD 1,353,184,253 2.88 1,180,081,628 2.66 (12.79)
SPECIAL TRANSACTIONS 433,664,129 0.92 1,086,913,352 2.45 150.63
CHEMICALS 1,503,458,156 3.20 1,083,425,086 2.45 (27.94)
OILS /FATS /WAXES 1,026,944,806 2.19 953,038,307 2.15 (7.20)
FASHION ACCESSORIES 653,962,741 1.39 819,681,054 1.85 25.34
MISC. INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS 580,344,830 1.24 759,417,413 1.72 30.86
MARINE /AQUACULTURE 780,388,430 1.66 601,728,742 1.36 (22.89)
METAL MANUFACTURES 368,102,279 0.78 573,203,063 1.29 55.72
FRESH FOOD 1,144,168,290 2.44 475,523,305 1.07 (58.44)
MEDICAL SUPPLY /DEVICE 304,914,107 0.65 462,064,762 1.04 51.54
PETROLEUM 1,188,618,225 2.53 441,980,781 1.00 (62.82)
FURNITURE /FURNISHINGS 298,349,514 0.64 266,630,748 0.60 (10.63)
GLASS MANUFACTURES 390,628,736 0.83 238,071,114 0.54 (39.05)
TOBACCO 323,574,697 0.69 232,745,794 0.53 (28.07)
HOUSEWARES 172,594,055 0.37 191,897,036 0.43 11.18
PACKAGING 218,716,067 0.47 180,071,477 0.41 (17.67)
INDUSTRIAL SCRAPS /PARINGS /WASTES 188,532,639 0.40 175,228,383 0.40 (7.06)
CARRAGEENAN 154,070,927 0.33 144,695,328 0.33 (6.09)
GAMES /SPORTS 93,009,749 0.20 138,209,894 0.31 48.60
PERSONAL CARE 74,001,653 0.16 111,465,422 0.25 50.63
TIMEPIECES 108,341,904 0.23 110,960,210 0.25 2.42
COCONUT 32,042,216 0.07 72,289,344 0.16 125.61
PULPS /FIBERS 83,940,771 0.18 69,261,622 0.16 (17.49)
PET FOOD /ANIMAL FEEDS 104,119,869 0.22 66,213,943 0.15 (36.41)
FOOTWEAR 30,245,109 0.06 53,969,084 0.12 78.44
FOREST-BASED 65,684,574 0.14 51,856,148 0.12 (21.05)
PAPER MANUFACTURES 251,374,921 0.54 48,167,481 0.11 (80.84)
TOYS 49,883,407 0.11 46,550,924 0.11 (6.68)
RUBBER 52,964,242 0.11 46,182,826 0.10 (12.80)
TWINES /CORDAGES /NETS 44,890,742 0.10 40,980,745 0.09 (8.71)
RUBBER MANUFACTURES 40,705,453 0.09 36,474,921 0.08 (10.39)
ARMS /AMMUNITIONS /EXPLOSIVES 58,338,340 0.12 36,071,809 0.08 (38.17)
PHARMACEUTICALS 48,440,406 0.10 30,521,680 0.07 (36.99)
STATIONERY 15,046,324 0.03 24,313,560 0.05 61.59
SEAWEEDS 43,923,685 0.09 20,398,488 0.05 (53.56)
PHOTOGRAPHY 9,820,130 0.02 19,537,104 0.04 98.95
SOAP /DETERGENT 14,889,346 0.03 13,380,235 0.03 (10.14)
SEEDS /GRAINS 11,960,266 0.03 12,639,781 0.03 5.68
BEVERAGES 35,640,858 0.08 12,448,324 0.03 (65.07)
FLOWER /PLANT 4,738,768 0.01 9,067,317 0.02 91.34
HEALTH SUPPLEMENTS 7,544,478 0.02 7,714,495 0.02 2.25
ANIMAL ORIGIN 5,603,412 0.01 6,942,966 0.02 23.91
ARTS /ANTIQUES 10,183,075 0.02 6,117,443 0.01 (39.93)
LIVE ANIMALS 6,912,972 0.01 5,993,839 0.01 (13.30)
LEATHER HIDE /SKIN 3,751,997 0.01 3,346,501 0.01 (10.81)
GAS 2,457,451 0.01 1,583,780 0.00 (35.55)
LAC /GUM /RESIN /SAP 1,564,369 0.00 892,936 0.00 (42.92)
MEDICINAL PLANTS /SEEDS /FRUITS 564,628 0.00 719,926 0.00 27.50
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 380,502 0.00 259,256 0.00 (31.86)
ANIMAL /PLANT 109,356 0.00 148,394 0.00 35.70
MEDIA /ENTERTAINMENT 3,239,620 0.01 59,108 0.00 (98.18)

NOTE: Ranking based on 2015 international trade data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) as processed by DTI-EMB, as of December 04, 2015

Source: PSA
Processed by: EMB

 

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