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Electronics exports rise 5.38% in first 7 months, SEIPI says

ELECTRONICS EXPORTS in the first seven months grew 5.38% year-on-year to $21.61 billion, the Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation, Inc. (SEIPI) said.

Trump’s tariffs push electronics from China to Southeast Asia

Electronics makers are preparing to shift more production to Southeast Asia as trade tensions with the US make it less appealing to manufacture gadgets...

Taiwanese electronics firm eyes Philippines as manufacturing hub

Taiwan-based firm New Kinpo Group (NKG) is positioning the Philippines as its next main manufacturing hub in Southeast Asia, while preparing its local unit...

Electronics industry expects to hit $50-B export level by 2030

THE Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation, Inc. (SEIPI) said its industry road map sets a 6% annual export growth target which will help it achieve its $50 billion target for export sales by 2030.

Electronics firms brace for higher tax cost

ELECTRONICS companies in the country -- a key driver of merchandise exports -- are bracing for bigger costs once planned changes to current fiscal incentives are implemented.

SEIPI sees production cost rising by 40% because of TRAIN 2

The Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation, Inc. (SEIPI) said the proposed terms under the tax reform's second package may hike the...

PHL factory growth picks up pace in May — Nikkei

By Elijah Joseph C. Tubayan, Reporter PHILIPPINE manufacturing activity saw a "solid improvement" last month to record its highest level so far this year, as demand...

Cirtek net income up by 14% on strong revenue growth

Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. (CHPC) grew its net income by 14% in the first quarter of 2018, driven by a double-digit increase in revenues...

SEIPI sees little impact from Indian duties on smartphone parts

THE electronics industry said it does not expect a significant impact from a new 10% Indian tariff on smartphone components. Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in...

Exports up 6.6% in October, top target

Merchandise exports grew by 6.6% to $5.366 billion in October, bringing total exports on track to beat the official target, data from Philippine Statistics...

Local start-up Poundit aims to be top electronics marketplace in Philippines

POUNDIT.COM is expanding its reach in the online electronics retailing space using P32.19 million worth of funding from Singapore-based venture firm Cocoon Capital, with...

Diversification: The export sector's Holy Grail?

Diversification has been the Holy Grail of the export sector, as dependence on electronics (at two-thirds of the total) has rendered the Philippines' export...

February exports see biggest drop in four months

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