PH exports’ slowdown decelerates in May

13 July 2020 | Still reeling from the impact of Covid-19, Philippine merchandise exports in May 2020 amounted to USD 3.99B, an increase of more than USD 1B from April’s USD 2.83B—the lowest recorded value in since the global financial crisis in 2018.

DTI-EMB urges passage of economic stimulus bill to get exporters back on track

11 June 2020 | The Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) is pushing for the passage of House Bill No. 6815 or the Accelerated Recovery and Investments Stimulus for the Economy of the Philippines (ARISE Philippines) to help exporters get back on their feet. The bill was approved by the House of Representatives in its third and final reading on 4 June 2020.

PH exports grow for second straight month in February

08 April 2020
MAKATI – Amidst a backdrop of the surging COVID-19 pandemic, Philippine merchandise exports grew by 2.8% in February 2020 to USD5.4B from USD5.3B in the same period last year, based on the preliminary Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) data. Semiconductors were still the top export product, comprising 75.7% of electronics exports and 41.7% of all merchandise exports.