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Fitch Solutions slashes PH growth rate to 6%

PHL Exports to Take $300M Hit from COVID19

Philippine economic growth may hit up to only 6 percent this year as the coronavirus (COVID-19) contagion may curb exports, tourism...

A disruption of China's supply chains has the potential to cost Philippine manufacturing exports up to $300M according to the United Nations...

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PCCI Urges Passage of CITIRA to Boost MSMEs

Cashless Payments in PH Grew from 1% to 10% in 2013-2018

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) is pressing the Senate to immediately pass the Corporate Income Tax and Incentives...

A study by the United Nations-based Better Than Cash Alliance showed that use of electronic payment methods in the Philippines had...

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UFI Releases Global Assessment of COVID-19's Impact on Exhibition Industry

ICCA Calls for United Response to Meetings Industry Challenges

With an estimated 23B Euros worth of contracts failing realizations due to cancelled and postponed shows, the UFI has estimated that 14.4B euros (USD16.5B) of economic output have...

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has appealed to suppliers and associations to be pragmatic but also share positive messages in these challenging...

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UgoVirtual Event Platform Provides Robust Alternative to Onsite Meetings

UFI and SISO launch global campaign to support events industry

UgoVirtual, an online platform is proving to be an effective alternative to onsite events by providing virtual travel and event management/hosting services...

The UFI and SISO recently launched a campaign called "The Show is Open" in an effort to support exhibitions and organizers during this challenging time for the industry...

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PH Ranks 16th in "trade misinvoicing"

MinDA to Train Farmers to Increase Milkfish Output

According to think-tank Global Financial Integrity (GFI), the Philippines ranks 16th place in "trade misinvoicing", the practice of deliberately falsifying...

The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) will train aquaculture farmers to build up milkfish and white shrimp output, with a target of 10,000 offshore fish...

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GDAP Seeks to Localize Computer Graphics Certification

Rainforest Alliance to Bolster Cocoa Certification

In a bid to create higher-skilled jobs in the outsourcing industry amid the threat of automation, the Game Developer's Association of the Philippines (GDAP) is...

The Rainforest Alliance is strengthening its cocoa certification program in order to meeting increasing demand for more ethical and sustainable sourcing.

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10 Food Trends to Watch for in 2020

Home Trends for 2020

Whole Foods put together a list of 2020 food trends based on consumer preferences data, their own product sourcing...

From a rise in sustainably sourced pieces (vintage quilts and upcycled plastic art) to a continued focus on clean minimalism...

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An Eco-friendly Leather Revolution

10 Trends in Digital Marketing in 2020

Leather production is a booming $80 billion industry. But its use of animal products and harsh chemicals makes leather problematic not only for animal rights...

In 2020, new technologies and tools will force marketers to adapt in order to keep their brands at the top. AI technology, video, voice search, and interactive...

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