THE new lockdown imposed on Metro Manila and nearby provinces is threatening the economic recovery, according to First Metro Investment Corp. (FMIC) and University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P).
WEST ZONE water supplier Maynilad Water Services, Inc. said it is hoping for a conclusion to the review of its concession agreement with the government “as soon as possible.”
THE DEPARTMENT of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it has been promoting the new tax regime to attract investment from Japanese manufacturers of auto wiring harnesses.
SOUTHEAST ASIA needs to commit to major investments designed to address climate change, including projects in infrastructure, power, and food security, HSBC Group said.
THE Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) is set to issue notices of warning to trade-related government agencies who are not signed up to the TradeNet system, a platform designed as a single window to facilitate trade permits in Southeast Asia.
PHILIPPINE RAW SUGAR output for the crop year 2021-2022 starting in September is expected to be flat at 2.1 million metric tons (MT), according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
THE DEPARTMENT of Finance (DoF) said it will “work hard” to ensure the passage of the last two tax reform bills before the campaigning heats up for the 2022 national elections.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has asked the Senate to give his executive order (EO) lowering tariffs on imported pork a chance to stabilize the supply of pork after the drastic reduction in hog numbers due to the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak.
THE DEPARTMENT of Energy (DoE) said it “stands firmly” behind any decision by President Rodrigo R. Duterte on asserting the Philippines’ licensing authority over resources in the West Philippine Sea (WPS).
ECONOMIC MANAGERS will report on the state of the economy and the infrastructure program at an upcoming forum Monday, according to the Department of Finance (DoF).