March 21, 2017 166

Learn Canada's labeling requirements for fish and fish product industry, in response to calls from environmental groups for stricter seafood labeling requirements in tune with American and Euprean standards. For more information, see full text HERE.

DTI Holds Session For Franchisors In Vietnam

February 15, 2017 984

THE Export Marketing Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently held an information session for the franchising sector at the DTI International Building in Makati City to prepare them for an Outbound Business Matching Mission in Vietnam in June. The event was attended by..

PHL, China Prepare For SME Cross-border Trade And Investment Conference

February 15, 2017 996

 OFFICIALS of the Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) met recently with representatives of the Bank of China (BOC), Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) and International Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ICCP), in preparation for the..

DTI Issues Circular On Proper Use Of Certification Marks

February 15, 2017 967

CITY OF MALOLOS—The Department of Trade and Industry’s Bureau of Philippine Standards (DTI-BPS) issued a memorandum circular to clarify the proper use of the Philippine Standard (PS) and Import Commodity Clearance (ICC) marks on products under mandatory certification.

The Belgians Are Coming!

February 15, 2017 952

IF plans push through, a Belgian business mission will be coming to town in the first quarter of 2017. It will not be a huge delegation accompanied by high officials and ministers and led by Belgian royalty—like the last that came some 20 years ago, and the first that graced the inauguration of..

Doing FTAs With The European Union

February 9, 2017 1053

AS an agreement with “mixed” competencies, the Ceta will be provisionally applied while all the 28 member-states (through their respective national parliaments, or regional parliaments in the case of Belgium) will have to ratify the agreement according to their national constitutional..

Workshop On Web-based Global Trade-alert System Aimed To Equip MSMEs

February 8, 2017 1061

ACCESSING relevant information on product requirements in export markets can be a huge challenge, especially for micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). Thus, a new Web-based alert system designed to help government agencies and MSMEs to receive the latest information on regulatory..