Posts by tag: Trade

14 years ago

Night Market at Davao Chinatown

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At first I thought the white car (brand name: Cherry) displayed on the right side of Bangoy street at the Davao Chinatown night market was a prize for patrons. It turned out that it was up for sale.

A few steps away, women handed out flyers. It took a moment for me to notice that the large picture frame was not a painting but a picture of a clubhouse. The women were real estate brokers selling subdivision lots. Now I hadn’t seen that in any of the countrys night markets.Read on.

15 years ago

Streamlining of Eaga customs rules pushed

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By GERMELINA A. LACORTE | Davao Today

Officials said harmonizing customs procedures among the four countries in the Eaga will address the common complaints among investors and will make it easier for governments to monitor security threats in the region.

15 years ago

JPEPA bad for Davao’s banana growers — Ibon

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Exports of Philippine-grown bananas and pineapples, most of them from the Davao region and other parts of Mindanao, may increase with the implementation of the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA), but it will benefit agribusiness transnational corporations and not Filipino growers, according to independent think-tank Ibon Foundation.

16 years ago

Davao traders urged: Expand to Europe

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Chris Antonissen, a PUM Netherland senior expert, said that now is the right time for Davao exporters to focus on the European market since the European Union is expanding and theres a growing need for new products and new visions.

16 years ago

Davao SMEs urged to join New Jersey trade fair

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THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) 11 is urging all small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the region to join the upcoming trade fair in New Jersey. The trade fair, tagged as Philippine Fiesta, is slated on Aug. 18 to 19 Meadowlands Exposition Center (MEC) in Secaucus, New Jersey, USA.