Export Development Council

The Export Development Council (EDC) was created by virtue of RA7844 (Export Development Act of 1994) to strengthen  and institutionalize the national export drive and supporting policy framework.

EDC oversees the implementation of the Philippine Export Development Plan (PEDP) and coordinates the formulation and implementation of policy reforms for export.

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Regulatory agencies must apply Regulatory Impact Assessment – World Bank, Malacanang

It is therefore necessary for regulatory agencies to undertake the RIA process which involves problem definition, setting the objectives, identifying options (from doing nothing or status quo to other options), impact analysis (cost-benefit analysis), comparing options, and implementation and monitoring. World Bank strongly suggests that regulatory agencies must subject any proposed regulation to the regulatory …

PPA approves 7% rate hike for cargo handling at Manila Ports

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) issued Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 07-2018 that approves the 7% increase of cargo handling tariff for international containerized and non-containerized cargoes at the two international terminals in Manila. The new rate takes effect on June 5, 2018. PPA’s approved rate is lower than the 8.7% hike requested by the terminal …

Government leads Philippine Halal industry promotion

Government efforts for the development and promotion of Philippine Halal Industry are underway to tap the rising demand on Halal products and services. The halal food industry is estimated to reach 3 trillion in 2021 that can be tapped by the Philippines. This trend provides strong but challenging opportunities for the Philippines. In 2017, the …

Statistics

Export Performance  of Goods, Month and Year 2015-2017                                        (FOB Value in Million U.S. Dollars)

 

Exports   Cumulative Exports
  2015 2016 2017 2015 2016 2017
January 4,357 4,255 5,191 4,357 4,255 5,191
February 4,513 4,362 4,743 8,870 8,617 9,934
March 5,434 4,730 5,584 14,304 13,347 15,518
April 4,434 4,285 5,105 18,738 17,632 20,623
May 4,899 4,828 5,489 23,638 22,460 26,112
June 5,364 4,872 4,913 29,002 27,333  31,043
July 5,371 4,787 5,285 34,372 32,120  36,569
August 5,128 5,036 5,507 39,500 37,156  42,105
September 4,960 5,362 5,626 44,460 42,517  47,477
October 4,590 5,036 5,392 49,050 47,554  53,136
 November  5,118 4,887 4,963 54,168 52,440  58,099
December 4,660 4,965 4,721 58,827 57,405  62,875

Other sources for export figures

Tradeline Philippines 

Bangko Setral ng Pilipinas

Philippine Statistics Authority

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