Manila will send an inspection mission to Brazil as the South American country is seeking system-wide accreditation that will allow its establishments to export animals, meat and meat products to the Philippines.
THE national government raised P100 billion from the sale of Treasury bonds (T-bonds) this month with the Bureau of Treasury (BTr) capping the last tender with a full award on the back of easing yields.
The Philippines has slapped a temporary ban on poultry products from two states in the United States of America due to bird flu outbreaks.
The Department of Agriculture (DA) must “blacklist” rice importers who are not using their approved sanitary and phytosanitary import clearances (SPSICs), the Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura (Sinag) said over the weekend.
AMPLE international reserves and foreign exchange inflows would prevent the Philippine peso from weakening to beyond P57 against the greenback in the medium term, according to the Department of Finance (DOF).
AGRICULTURE Secretary Francisco Tiu Laurel Jr. on Monday warned that he will cancel all the sanitary and phytosanitary import clearances (SPSICs) of rice importers if their approved import volume would not arrive in the country in the next 30 days.
THE excise tax share that tobacco-producing local government units (LGUs) would receive this year would be at P21 billion, about 10.52-percent higher than the P19 billion they received last year, according to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM).
THE national government on Monday borrowed P15 billion through its maiden offering of tokenized version of Treasury bonds (TTBs), 50-percent higher than its initial target, the Bureau of Treasury (BTr) announced Monday.
THE collection of the 1 percent withholding tax on online sellers improves transparency as it creates a “fair” and “accountable” digital business environment, an online tax-payment platform operator said.
LOCAL banana growers and exporters are urging the new agriculture secretary to prioritize the establishment of a fruit research center that would aid not just the banana industry but other high-value crops in combating pests as well as boosting productivity.
STATE-run Social Security System (SSS) said it has tapped the Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank) and Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) as its local fund managers to boost its income in the next three years.
THE Maharlika Investment Corp. (MIC) is keen on investing in four identified sectors, including tourism infrastructure that involves airports, through various mechanisms like public-private partnerships, its newly-appointed President and CEO (PCEO) said.