Coconut, calamansi, carageenan, moringa have big potential in Europe – study

A market study found that coconut, calamansi, carrageenan, and moringa have big potential in European markets. Other Philippine agricultural products cited were ube, turmeric, butterfly pea flower, and the elemi tree. The demand is driven by healthy lifestyle choices and using natural ingredients in manufacturing cosmetics and medicines.

DTI honors 2019 Top Exporters at NEC 2020 virtual event

In celebration of the National Exporters’ Week (NEW), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), together with the Export Development Council (EDC) and Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. (Philexport), bestowed the Top Exporter Awards to deserving exporters based on their 2019 export performance and to those who have exhibited excellence and innovation in the delivery of services. Awards were presented at the first-ever one-day virtual National Export Congress (NEC) on Thursday, December 3, 2020, via Zoom.

Swiss market studies highlight potential for Philippine food and textile exports to Europe

A recent study into Swiss and European markets highlight opportunities for Filipino agricultural products and offer guidelines for exporters. Experts from the Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO) presented insights into EFTA markets’ trade regulations, market access requirements, and market demand in a webinar entitled ‘Export Opportunities to Europe’ during the National Exporters’ Week, Usapang Exports, last 2 December 2020.

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The Big Shift: Digitalization as Export Recovery Response

The sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic was unprecedented in its global reach and economic, social, and health impacts. It was a shock like no other, involving simultaneous disruptions to both the supply and demand side on the back of subdued private consumption and investment.

At the center: DTI Undersecretary Abdulgani M. Macatoman. Far right: Mr. Roberto C. Amores. Others: B2B meetings with CA Emmanuel Ang, various PH exporters and Japanese buyers/importers, PTIC Osaka, DTI-EMB, BOI and IBPC Osaka.

DTI organizes online Business to Business (B2B) matching with Japanese buyers

The Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB), Philippine Trade and Investment Center-Osaka (PTIC-Osaka), Foreign Trade Service Corps (FTSC), and Board of Investments (BOI), conducted a Webinar and Online Business to Business (B2B) Matching (B2B) activity with host, International Business Promotion Center-Osaka (IBPC Osaka), last 29 October 2020 via the Zoom platform.

DTI-EMB to stage first-ever virtual Export Enablers’ Exhibit

The Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) is set to stage its first-ever Export Enablers’ Exhibit (3Es) on 03 to 04 December as part of its celebration of the National Exporters’ Week (NEW). The 3Es, formerly known as Commodity Agencies Exhibit, has been conducted for several years, with the 3Es branding having been adapted for 2 years now starting at the National Export Congress (NEC) in 2018.

Asean-Japan Centre to share results of study on GVCs to exporters in December 3 Congress

Secretary General of the ASEAN Japan Centre (AJC), Mr. Fujita Masataka will present the results of AJC’s study on resilient global value chains (GVCs) to Philippine exporters during the National Export Congress (NEC) on December 3, 2020. The AJC is an intergovernmental organization established in 1981 to strengthen economic partnerships between Asean member-states and Japan in the areas of trade, investment and tourism.