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Coronavirus could dent Q1, Q2 growth by 0.3 percentage point

PH inflation soars to 2.9% in January due to higher oil prices

The coronavirus outbreak in China could dent PH growth in the next two quarters by an average 0.3 percentage point each, according to the BSP...

Higher oil and food prices pushed up the country's inflation rate to 2.9 percent in January, its fastest in eight months since June 2019. The annual inflation...

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DTI sees e-commerce share to GDP rising to 50% by 2022

Philippine agriculture misses growth target in 2019

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is seeking to double, or to raise to 50 percent, the contribution of electronic commerce to the country's economy...

Philippine agriculture continued to post dismal growth in 2019, settling below 1% as typhoons and the African swine fever spread in Luzon...

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Several large trade fairs and conference postponed due to coronavirus

PH airlines, hotels cut rates in response to coronavirus epidemic

Over two dozen large trade fairs and industry conferences in China and overseas have been postponed due to travel curbs and concerns about the spread of the coronavirus...

Tourism, and travel stake- holders took to pursuing domestic programs to mitigate the economic damage wrought by the novel corona virus epidemic. Hotels, airlines have...

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5 trends to transform Meetings Industry in 2020

ICCA and FIEXPO strengthen collaboration

Global hospitality company, Benchmark, announced 5 trends that will transform the meetings industry in 2020--millenial-driven meetings; sustainable F&B and...

TThe International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) and FIEXPO have elected to collaborate to provide a platform for FIEXPO to access the international...

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PH improves Global Ranking in IP enforcement & protection

DA declares bamboo as high-value crop

The Philippines ranked 37th out of 53 economies with the most effective IP systems in the world in the 2020 edition of the Global Innovation Index, with the...

Pursuant to the intensified promotion of the bamboo industry, Agriculture Sec. William Dar made a policy pronouncement declaring bamboo as a high-value crop...

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Digital solutions crucial for PH manufacturing

Empowering MSMEs in fashion supply through tech

The NEDA urges the government to support initiatives advancing digital solutions in the private sector to boost manufacturing growth following the sector's decline...

Zilingo recently launched its tech platform to address the otherwise dated, and unsustainable supply chains in the fashion industry. Providing MSMEs with the means...

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Sustainability trends brands can expect in 2020

5 trends in the F&B industry in 2020

The year 2020 is shaping up to be the year brands are held accountable for their work in sustainability efforts. Here are the trends brands need to prepare for...

With a dizzying array of new products to flood the shelves this year, FoodDive narrows down the top 5 trends that will shape the F&B industry...

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Key trends driving alcoholic bev consumption

Content Marketing trends in 2020

As consumers continue to move towards newer, healthies choices, alcohol will be highly affected by major changes in consumer tastes. Austria Juice identifies 5 trends...

5 trends have emerged in content marketing considered crucial for marketing strategies in 2020 --personalization, quality video content, micro-moments, search...

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