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We’re two months away from the highly anticipated celebration of the National Exporters Week (NEW) 2023!
Co-organized by the Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB), the Export Development Council (EDC), and the Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (PHILEXPORT), this event promises to be a pivotal gathering for the export industry, offering valuable insights and networking opportunities. The NEW/NEC 2023 is slated on December 04-07, 2023, at the Sheraton Hotel in Pasay City.
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) marked a significant milestone through the official signing of the Data Sharing Agreement (DSA) on Access to the Electronic Tracking of Containerized Cargo (E-TRACC) system. This agreement symbolizes the enhanced efficiency and security of trade and operations within economic zones in the Philippines.
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The Bureau of Customs (BOC) and Department of Trade and Industry-Strategic Trade Management Office (STMO) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for bolstering the implementation of Republic Act No. 10697, also known as the Strategic Trade Management Act (STMA), in the Philippines.
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Senator Cynthia Villar, Chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Food and Agrarian Reform, spearheaded the launch and inaugural of the Philippine Bamboo Industry Development Council’s Shared Service Facility (PBIDC-SSF) and its office. PBIDC’s primary goal is to propel the Philippines’ vision for bamboo industrialization.
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The Export Development Council (EDC), the DTI-Export Marketing Bureau (EMB), and PHILEXPORT will conduct the Philippine Export Development Plan (PEDP) 2023-2028 Regionalization Roadshow nationwide. The event will feature presentations, workshops, and seminars to bring together exporters, would-be exporters, government agencies, LGUs, academe, and media in the top exporting regions of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. With the primary aim of cascading the government agencies Programs, Activities, Projects (PAPs) supportive of the implementation of the PEDP, participants will acquire a firsthand understanding of the strategic direction and targets outlined in the plan. To read more about it, click this link .
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As the global economy opens with the resumption of International Trade Shows, the Export Development Council (EDC) receives a surge in endorsement of Travel Tax Exemption (TTE) applications for participation in international events. The EDC has endorsed five hundred fourteen applications (514) to the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) for the period January to August 2023. This is a solid proof that we are now in the New or Next Normal. It reflected a significant increase compared to the previous years of 2020-2022 due to the pandemic. In 2022, only a total of forty-one (41) applications were endorsed by the EDC from the same period as of this year. The TTE applications are expected to increase further in the last quarter of 2023.
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ARTA Secretary Ernesto V. Perez led the launching ceremony of the 2023 Philippine Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) Training Workbook on August 15, 2023, at the Novotel Manila.
The RIA Training Workbook is a comprehensive guide for implementing government agencies, including their respective offices and exporters, enabling them to carry out and embrace the RIA process effectively. The workbook offers systematic instructions, equipping them with essential knowledge and tools to navigate regulatory requirements, optimize efficiency, and foster an environment conducive to growth.
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PBBM welcomed the public-private sector collaboration to develop the e-vehicle industry in the country during the Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC) Job Sector Groups (JSG) Meeting on 17 August 2023.
With this collaboration, this could help the PH exporters as they can potentially export locally manufactured electric vehicles and EV components to other countries. As global demand for electric vehicles grows, there may be opportunities for Philippine manufacturers to tap into international markets.
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The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Guide to Disaster Resilience book was launched to have a better understanding of the basic concepts of disaster risk education and management, and business continuity practices.
This book serves as a reference material for MSMEs) for future disaster awareness and management. It also includes sample toolkits and exercises which can help MSMEs develop their own emergency preparedness and business continuity plans.
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The Export Development Council (EDC) in partnership with the DTI-Export Marketing Bureau and PHILEXPORT, gears up to cascade the promotion of the Philippine Export Development Plan (PEDP) 2023-2028 in the regions. The EDC will commence the PEDP Regionalization activities starting the latter part of August to middle of November, through a series of Seminars and Workshops at identified top exporting regions in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, specifically in (1) NCR, (2) Region III-Pampanga, (3) Region IV-A-Laguna (CALABARZON), (4) Region VI-A-Iloilo City, (5) Region VII-Cebu City, (6) Region X-Cagayan de Oro City, (7) Region XI-Davao City and (8) Region XII-General Santos.
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