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Ups and downs in the oil industry

In the Philippines, there remains solid demand for a variety of petroleum products that are still largely imported. According to the Department of Energy (DoE),...

A long history of Philippine customs excellence

Even as the Bureau of Customs celebrates its 117th year anniversary today, its task of overseeing trade in the country dates back to even...

Trade gap widens on import surge

By Carmina Angelica V. Olano, Researcher FLAT merchandise export sales and inbound foreign goods’ continued surge caused the country’s trade gap to widen further in...

Flat glass maker defers P5-B investment on import threat

TQMP Glass Manufacturing Corp., the country’s lone flat glass maker, is deferring a P5-billion expansion plan due to the lack of standardization rules and monitoring of imported goods that are increasingly flooding and hurting the domestic market.

Energy department asked to provide clarity on planned oil import

The Energy department should provide clarity on its plan to import oil from Russia and non-members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries...

DoE gives go-ahead to importing ‘cheaper’ diesel from Russia — Roque

Malacañang said on Tuesday, May 29, that the Department of Energy has given the green light to import “cheaper” diesel fuel from Russia. “May go...

Trade deficit continues to widen in February

The Philippines' trade deficit once again expanded in February as imports grew by double-digits while exports contracted during the month, the Philippine Statistics Authority...

China’s hitting the US where it hurts — in the pork...

China struck back at US import tariffs with its own set of reciprocal ones targeting, among other products, pork. The world’s biggest pork producer, consumer...

Trade deficit widens in December

Trade deficit continued to widen in December, bringing the gap to another record high as exports contract for the first time in more than...

Bohol positioned as dairy hub amid cattle imports

THE Department of Agriculture said it will eventually distribute dairy cattle to farmers in Bohol following the import of 5,000 head of the girolando...

World Bank sees 6.7% GDP growth this year

THE WORLD BANK has raised its economic growth forecast for this year on the back of upbeat expansion in the second and third quarters. The...

Industry groups want post-shipment testing on steel, cement imports retained

By Anna Gabriela A. Mogato INDUSTRY groups in a press briefing scheduled Monday, Oct. 16, are expected to appeal anew to the Department of Trade...

Trade gap narrows on export growth, import drop

By Jochebed B. Gonzales Researcher FASTER merchandise export growth in July, coupled with a bigger decline in imports, narrowed the country’s trade balance to its smallest...

DA places garlic import permits under Secretary’s direct control

AGRICULTURE Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol said he has placed the issue of sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) permits for garlic importers under his control to...

NFA seeks tougher import permit regime for agriculture

THE NATIONAL Food Authority (NFA) and the Bureau of Customs (BoC) have agreed to strictly implement the anti-agricultural smuggling act, and crack down on...