In-Focus

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Accessibility of the Manila Ports / Decongesting the Ports

ECCP is directly and behind the scenes engaged in finding solutions. ...

July 15, 2014

Two issues: [1] Accessibility of the Manila Ports; [2] Ombudsman for Investors

While the truck bans have been lifted, new issues have been created by DOTC / LTO / LTFRB and potentially by the Customs Brokers: the consequence is t...

June 27, 2014

Accessibility of the Manila Ports / Decongesting the Ports

We had a new problem regarding truck plates / new ordinance of the DOTC, but this has been temporarily resolved (in the 11th hour):...

June 09, 2014

BIR - Integrity Initiative Cooperation

BIR Dep. Commissioner Aspe visited ECCP on 15 May to discuss ways how the Integrity Initiative and the BIR can deepen cooperation in terms of BIR / Im...

May 20, 2014

A few issues...

The 3-year Investment Priorities Plan, presently finalized by DTI for approval by the President, lists 7 sectors:...

May 13, 2014

The Effect of the Truck Ban on the Economy

As we have previously and continuously warned, while trade growth has been relatively flat year on year, the port utilisation rates have now become un...

May 06, 2014

Agrarian Reform - strategic directions for inclusive growth

At the Joint Agribusiness Committee Meeting of ECCP and Amcham, Dr. Raul Fabella was making the case for the non-extension of the Comprehensive Agrari...

April 29, 2014

Youth Unemployment / Dual Education

Fighting youth unemployment together - It's spreading in the UK, Sweden, South Africa and Malaysia -- and US President Barack Obama is already a fan....

April 21, 2014

Fiscal Incentives

Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares has clarified that repealing the Philippine bank secrecy law is not a priority of the Bureau of Internal Rev...

April 08, 2014

Importer Accreditation by the BIR, Port of Manila / trucking issues

Importer Accreditation by the BIR - we havereceived some feedback, complaining about delays, extensive bureaucracy and some integrity issues. Port of ...

March 27, 2014

Truck Bans, Port Efficiency, Energy and Power Issues

ECCP is taking a lead role in setting up an inclusive round table and finalizing preparations for a round table with DOE Secretary Petilla at the end ...

March 19, 2014

Accreditation of Importer with the BIR & Reference Prices Used by Customs

Two issues were raised by importers in recent meetings: [1] Accreditation of Importer with the BIR; [2] Reference prices used by Customs...

March 03, 2014