The Philippine Star | By Iris Gonzales | Updated November 25, 2016 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised upward anew its economic growth projection for the Philippines to 6.8 percent for 2016 and 6.4 percent for 2017. This is ADB’s third revision after a revised 6.4 percent and 6.2 percent economic […]

BusinessMirror | By Catherine Pillas | NOVEMBER 22, 2016 The Board of Investments (BOI) is eyeing to replicate the automobile industry’s Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy (CARS) Program in the shipbuilding and pharmaceutical manufacturing sectors to bolster the country’s industrialization bid. Trade Undersecretary Ceferino S. Rodolfo said under the Industrial Cooperation Dialogue with Japan, the main […]

The Philippine Star | By Richmond Mercurio | Updated November 18, 2016 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The Board of Investments (BOI) wants to remove what it calls a “nationality bias” in its current incentive system to allow the influx of more foreign investors in the country. BOI managing head Ceferino Rodolfo said the agency is […]

By BusinessMirror | NOVEMBER 15, 2016 THE Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) is preparing industry players in the gifts, décor and houseware (GDH) sector to become more competitive suppliers in the global market, as it recently partnered with the University of the Philippines-Institute for Small-Scale Industries (UP-ISSI) in training the local players in preparing for, responding to […]

The Philippine Star | By Richmond Mercurio | Updated November 6, 2016 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Department of Agriculture have agreed to integrate their respective industry roadmaps to further accelerate the growth of the country’s agribusiness industry. The DTI said both agencies are set to harmonize […]