A possible inclusion in the European Union generalized system of preferences plus (GSP+) will provide the Philippine tuna industry a much-needed shot in the arm, according to the Department of Agriculture. Inclusion in the list of GSP+ countries will mean the lifting of the tariffs on hundreds of export products from the Philippines, including canned tuna....
GENERAL SANTOS CITY - A US$2 billion food market in the Middle East is waiting for Philippine producers of fresh and processed tuna, according to Gil Herico, the country’s agriculture attaché to the United Arab Emirates....
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines - Businessmen from all over Mindanao are seeking clear cut government policies on five major agenda as the country prepares for economic integration under the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015....
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines – Mayor Ronnel Rivera said it is time to look beyond the tuna industry if the city is to move as one of Mindanao’s major economic hubs....
MANILA – The Philippines fisheries bureau director has defended the lifting of the ban on FAD fishing in Pocket 1 High Seas in the Western Pacific region for Filipino tuna fishing vessels, telling delegates at the 9th Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) meeting that the exemption may have helped eased pressure on the country’s...
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