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February 2, 2015
Business World, By Claire-Ann Marie C. Feliciano “The details are still being finalized. We think it will happen within the year,” RHI Chairman Pedro E. Roxas said on the sidelines of the 44th annual membership meeting of the Philippine Business for Social Progress. Mr. Roxas said the investment cost is “still being reviewed” but... Read More
February 1, 2015
Manila Standard Today, By Alena Mae S. Flores 
  Ethanol production in the Philippines doubled to 222 million liters in 2014 from 114 million liters in 2013, following the entry of three new producers, the Sugar Regulatory Administration said. SRA manager for policy and planning Rosemarie Gumera, however, said while there was a... Read More
January 27, 2015
The Visayan Daily Star, By Gilbert Bayoran Sugar is still a very good business with productivity doing well, despite the implementation of the Asean Free Trade Area agreement starting this month, Sugar Regulatory Administrator Ma. Regina Bautista-Martin said yesterday. “The price is still very competitive inspite (of the fact) that... Read More
January 26, 2015
Sugaronline The Bureau of Internal Revenue is finalizing its memorandum circular clarifying the revenue regulation on the 1% withholding tax on raw sugar, Sugar Regulatory Administrator Ma. Regina Martin said, according to the Philippines' Visayan Daily Star newspaper.   SRA has been endorsing and discussing with the BIR the... Read More
January 22, 2015
Business World
By Alden Monzon A PROPOSED measure seeking to make the sugarcane industry more competitive through government-funded programs and tax incentives has been approved at the bicameral level and is now awaiting the signature of the President. “Our efforts to reinvigorate and revitalize the sugarcane industry through... Read More