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TradeNet to cover rice, 6 other goods – The Manila Times

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Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerOct 16th, 2017

TradeNet platform to cover rice, other goods

MANILA, Philippines — Traders of rice, sugar, and five other commonly traded goods can expect faster processing of their import and export permits by Decembe.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

DTI to monitor ‘unusual increases’ in prices of goods

TRADE Secretary Ramon Lopez said the government would deploy teams to monitor prices of goods in supermarkets and groceries and make sure that there would be no drastic adjustments on the old stocks being sold because the new tax reform law did not cover them. “The DTI already deployed teams to check the prices. We [...] The post DTI to monitor ‘unusual increases’ in prices of goods appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 4th, 2018

Fire hits Quezon City market

FIRE broke out early Tuesday morning at the Mega Q Mart in Quezon City. According to Chief Inspector Rosendo Cabillan of the Bureau of Fire Protection – Quezon City (BFP-QC), the fire at Barangay E. Rodriguez came from a stall named Gayanic RTW owned by one Mildred Gayanic inside the market’s dry goods section. The [...] The post Fire hits Quezon City market appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News6 hr. 4 min. ago

Feed the hungry; fire the greedy

OF the many problems besetting the Duterte administration, the rising prices of consumer goods and the seemingly worsening corruption ... The post Feed the hungry; fire the greedy appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

NFA wants additional rice imports

State-run National Food Authority (NFA) wants to import an additional 500,000 metric tons (MT) of rice to boost its inventory and ensure the availability of low-priced rice for the rest of the year. NFA Administrator Jason Y. Aquino said the grains agency was targeting an October arrival for the shipments, which he described as “backup [...] The post NFA wants additional rice imports appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

PH rice stocks down in June

DESPITE recent rice imports aimed at boosting domestic stocks, the country’s total rice inventory stood at 2.36 million metric tons (MMT) in June, lower than the volume recorded a year ago and in May, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said. In its latest “Rice and Corn Stocks Inventory” report, the state-run statistics agency said the [...] The post PH rice stocks down in June appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

‘Kontra Abuso’ 24/7 hotline launched for strict NFA rice monitoring

THE National Food Authority (NFA) on Thursday launched a 24/7 hotline that will allow the public to report abuses in the sale of its rice in local markets. Dubbed “Kontra Abuso,” consumers may text or call 0927-871-5921 for their concerns, the state-run food agency said. “NFA’s Task Force Kontra Abuso guarantees to resolve issues or concerns brought [...] The post ‘Kontra Abuso’ 24/7 hotline launched for strict NFA rice monitoring appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

P66M in smuggled goods seized at Manila port

MORE than P66 million worth of smuggled goods were intercepted by operatives of the Bureau of Customs (BoC) at the Manila International Container Port (MICP) on Thursday. Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapena said that the shipments were seized for misdeclaration and lack of required import permit, which include, among others, used clothing or “ukay-ukay” and beauty products. Two of [...] The post P66M in smuggled goods seized at Manila port appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Build, build, build institutions

The daily suffering of our commuters, the congestion in our cities, and the inefficient movement of goods are tied ultimately to weaknesses in our institutions. In the Department of Transportation (DOTr), for example, what’s the adequacy, quality and resilience of its human capital? Improving mobility in our cities will require new infrastructure and better services. [...] The post Build, build, build institutions appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Trump fires first salvo in trade war versus China

WASHINGTON: Steep American tariffs on Chinese goods worth tens of billions of dollars took effect when the clock struck twelve Thursday night as US President Donald Trump fired the first salvo in a trade war between the world’s top two economies. China has vowed to respond “immediately”, with experts warning that tit-for-tat measures between the [...] The post Trump fires first salvo in trade war versus China appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Trump trade war to become reality as China tariffs hit

WASHINGTON, D.C.: After months of threats and dwindling hopes the two sides would pull back from the brink of all-out trade war, steep US tariffs on tens of billions in Chinese goods are due to take effect at midnight Thursday. China already has announced it will respond in kind on the same schedule as the [...] The post Trump trade war to become reality as China tariffs hit appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Commemorative coins are legal tender

Commemorative coins issued by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) can be used purchase goods or services as these are deemed legal tender, the central bank said on Wednesday. “Together with BSP-issued banknotes and coins, commemorative coins … may be used … unless these coins have been demonetized,” a central bank advisory stated. Commemorative coins [...] The post Commemorative coins are legal tender appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

137 Cebu farmers receive land titles

A total of 137 farmers in Cebu province received their certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) in a recent ceremony led by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). The distributed land titles cover 133.3529 hectares of farmland in the province’s Daanbantayan, Medellin, Tabogon, and Minglanilla towns. Agrarian Reform Secretary John R. Castriciones told the farmers [...] The post 137 Cebu farmers receive land titles appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2018

Shared workplace help businesses grow

As the long working hours comes to an end, groups of people wait in front of their buildings, hoping for a ride. While some might have their own cars, a number would be asking for a lift from ride-hailing companies like Grab and Wunder. This is how sharing economy works for consumers—gaining access to goods [...] The post Shared workplace help businesses grow appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

BSP: June inflation could go either way

INFLATION could accelerate further this month or slow from May’s five-year high, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Friday. “The BSP Department of Economic Research projects the 2012-based June 2018 inflation to settle within the 4.3-5.1 percent range,” the central bank said in a statement. “Upward price pressures from rice and other agricultural [...] The post BSP: June inflation could go either way appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Asian traders end brutal week cautiously

HONG KONG: Asian investors ended a tumultuous week on a cautious note Friday as the prospect of a debilitating global trade war hung over regional markets. As European Union tariffs on key US goods — including jeans, bourbon and motorcycles — came into effect, there were fears China and the US would carry through with [...] The post Asian traders end brutal week cautiously appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Credit Surety Fund loan releases hit P4.68B – BSP

Loans released under a public-private credit program for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) have reached P4.68 billion as of April this year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said on Friday. Over 16,000 MSMEs have benefited from the Credit Surety Fund (CSF) initiative, which in nearly ten years has expanded to cover 32 provinces and [...] The post Credit Surety Fund loan releases hit P4.68B – BSP appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Another rate hike unlikely – HSBC

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will not need to hike interest rates further this year should Congress pass a proposed law that is expected to lower rice prices, banking giant HSBC said. “[P]assage of a government proposal to end quantitative restrictions (QR) on rice imports should put downward pressure on headline prices and help [...] The post Another rate hike unlikely – HSBC appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

Make household budget inflation-resistant

You’ve probably heard about it lately. The inflation rate in the country has been going up. Even if you don’t follow the news, you definitely feel it on your finances. WHAT IS INFLATION? HOW DOES IT AFFECT YOU? Inflation is the rate at which prices of basic goods and services are increasing. It decreases the [...] The post Make household budget inflation-resistant appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Trump readies final China tariff target list

WASHINGTON, D.C.: US President Donald Trump on Friday was due to unveil a final list of Chinese imports that would face punishing tariffs, fanning fears of a trade war as Beijing warned that it could swiftly strike back. The threat of massive duties on billions of dollars of goods sent Shanghai stocks to their lowest [...] The post Trump readies final China tariff target list appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018