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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Economic Development Cluster endorses PEDP 2018-2022 for approval of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte

The Economic Development Cluster, in its meeting last 14 June 2018, strongly supported and endorsed the Philippine Export Development Plan (PEDP) 2018-2022 for approval of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon M. Lopez, Chair of the Export Development Council (EDC) eyes the approval of the PEDP 2018-2022 soon. The PEDP 2018-2022 is …

PHILEXPORT- Cebu now endorses Travel Tax Exemption applications

The PHILEXPORT-Cebu Chapter can now endorse applications of its members for travel tax exemption.   The Technical Working Group on EO 589 Exempting Exporters for Travel Tax Exemption (TTE) recently approved the request of PHILEXPORT-National for the additional signatories from PHILEXPORT- Cebu. This is to facilitate the release of TTE certificate by the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise …

Ease of Doing Business Act of 2018 seen to shorten government processes

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law the Ease of Doing Business (EODB) and Efficient Government Service Delivery (EGSD) Act of 2018. The new law will shorten the number of days in processing permits and licenses of all business-related transactions in the Philippines. Signed on May 28, Republic Act (RA) No. 11032 also includes stricter …

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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