Local news

July 3, 2019
Lilybeth Ison (Philippine News Agency) | https://bit.ly/2XOJYPi MANILA -- The country’s sugar millers on Wednesday expressed apprehension over the planned liberalization of sugar importation to lower the price of the commodity.  “The sugar milling sector has been apprehensive for the past months... Read More
July 1, 2019
Vincent Mariel P. Galang (Business World) | https://bit.ly/2J5WPVm FINANCE Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said that the government is looking into liberalizing sugar imports because prices of the domestic product are uncompetitive. At a news conference for the Pre-State of the Nation Address (SONA)... Read More
July 2, 2019
Elijah Felice Rosales (Business Mirror) | https://bit.ly/2XMScHG
  THE standoff on the sugar trade liberalization has begun. Economic managers are headed for a collision course on whether or not to allow the open importation of sugar. In a news briefing on Monday, Finance Secretary Carlos G.... Read More
July 2, 2019
Karl R. Ocampo (Philippine Daily Inquirer) | https://bit.ly/3262F0j The administration’s economic team is still keen on allowing more sugar imports despite vehement opposition from lawmakers and industry groups. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said in a press briefing during the 2019 Pre-Sona... Read More
June 25, 2019
Jasper Y. Arcalas (Business Mirror) | https://bit.ly/2J7x4mj The proposal of some local ethanol producers to import molasses to hike their feedstock supply and be able to venture into exporting the fuel component has been stalled as the government is still figuring out on how to streamline the... Read More