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Revised pork tariff rates await Duterte’s signature

Following the compromise reached between the Senate and the government’s economic managers, the revised tariff rates and volume for pork imports are now awaiting President Duterte’s signature......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 6th, 2021

More pork imports at lower tariff await Duterte signature

The proposal to import more pork at lower tariffs is awaiting the signature of President Duterte as supply and prices remain volatile due to the African swine fever......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2021

Duterte signs EOs on new pork, rice tariffs

To ensure food security and protect consumers, President Duterte approved yesterday the recommendations of the National Economic and Development Authority board to temporarily reduce the Most Favored Nation (MFN) tariff rates on imported rice and adjust the rates on imported pork products......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 15th, 2021

Senators, economic team reach compromise on MAV, but not on tariff

Senators and President Duterte’s economic team have reached a compromise on lowering the targeted volume of the country’s pork importations but could not as yet settle the issue on lowering the tariff rates cited in Executive Order 128, Senate President Vicente Sotto III said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2021

NEDA: Hike in pork imports won’t kill Philippine hog industry

The National Economic and Development Authority has given assurance that the decision of President Duterte to increase the volume of imported pork and decrease tariff rates will not kill the local hog industry, but instead ensure adequate and affordable food supply and prevent higher malnutrition and poverty......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

Duterte approves lower tariff on pork imports

President Duterte has approved the proposal to slash tariff rates on pork imports to as low as five percent in response to the pork supply shortage that led to soaring prices......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Palace won’t withdraw order on lower rice tariff

Malacañang yesterday rejected the call of some senators to withdraw President Duterte’s executive order that lowers to 35 percent the tariff rates on imported rice for a year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 21st, 2021

Congress urged: Revoke order on rice tariffs

Agriculture groups are appealing to both houses of Congress to investigate and suspend Executive Order 135 signed by President Duterte on May 15 that lowered tariff rates for rice imports, both below and above the minimum access volume......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2021

Palace defends lowering of tariffs for rice imports

Malacañang yesterday defended President Duterte’s decision to lower the tariff rates on imported rice, saying it is necessary to ensure enough supply of the commodity......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 17th, 2021

DA: Revised SRP on imported pork out next week

The government is set to update next week the suggested retail prices of imported pork based on new tariffs set by authorities, the Department of Agriculture said Saturday. In a televised briefing, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said the suggested retail prices of imported pork would be modified following the tariff adjustment recently proposed by his […] The post DA: Revised SRP on imported pork out next week appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 8th, 2021

Senators clash with Duterte s economic team over pork

Senators want a compromise of higher pork imports with just the same tariff treatment. But the government is not balking......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

Duterte stands by EO lowering pork tariffs

President Duterte stood by his decision to lower the tariff on pork imports, saying it is just a temporary measure to address rising prices......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Dominguez, economic cluster still bat for EO on pork imports

Facing a strong backlash from Congress against moves to import more pork at lower tariff rates, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III urged lawmakers to support these measures as a temporary solution to address the scarcity and the resulting high prices for the commodity......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

17 House lawmakers seek to reverse Duterte s pork tariff cut

Seventeen House members from across party lines are mounting a challenge to President Rodrigo Duterte’s cutting of pork tariffs, which they fear will cause 'irreparable damage' to the local pork industry......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Salceda urges PRRD to reconsider EO lowering taxes on imported pork

Albay Rep. Joey Salceda on Thursday urged President Rodrigo Duterte to reconsider his decision to reduce import duties on pork meat, saying that the government must instead help the domestic hog industry with tariff revenues. “The price differential between imported pork at around P190 after duties, and the domestic price of around P300-400 a kilo […] The post Salceda urges PRRD to reconsider EO lowering taxes on imported pork appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Tighten watch over pork imports, Customs told

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III directed the Bureau of Customs to watch out for traders who may misclassify pork imports once the new minimum access volume allocations and tariff rates are approved......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Law stops Duterte s pork import plan vs. inflation for now

"(It's) very clear," Tariff Commissioner Ernesto Albano said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Duterte asked to allow duty-free pork imports to ease meat shortage

The Philippine Association of Meat Processors Inc. on Tuesday asked President Rodrigo Duterte to authorize the importation of pork at zero tariff to immediately address the shortage of meat in the country......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 27th, 2021

Proposed LPG law now up for Duterte’s signature

After 18 years and seven Congresses, the country will soon have a standard regulation on the liquefied petroleum gas industry which will ensure consumer welfare versus illegally refilled and poor-quality cylinders......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

Lawmaker says P1.3 billion pork tariff losses could have gone to farmers, fight vs ASF

The P1.3-billion foregone revenue from imported pork tariff could have gone to fighting the African swine fever (ASF) and helping small farmers and entrepreneurs, according to a lawmaker......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 9th, 2021

Pork tariff cut deprives gov& rsquo;t of P1.3-b gain, senator says

The P1.3 billion in foregone revenue from imported pork tariff could have gone to fighting the African swine fever and to uplifting small farmers and small entrepreneurs of the pork industry, Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan said Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 7th, 2021