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Lopez: Philippines assured of preferential market access to UK post-Brexit

Apr 12, 2019 - 12:35 PM

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says the Philippines received the assurance from UK officials in several high-level dialogues over the last two months

A European Union flag and a UK flag are pictured during a special meeting of the European Council to endorse the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement and to approve the draft political declaration on future EU-UK relations on November 25, 2018 in Brussels. The European Union's top official urged British lawmakers to ratify the Brexit deal Prime Minister Theresa May has negotiated with European leaders, warning it will not be modified. "This is the best deal possible for Britain, this is the best deal possible for Europe. This is the only deal possible," Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, said after a Brussels summit.  EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP

PH's EU-GSP+ preferential status 'stays' – Malacañang

Jan 20, 2018 - 11:30 PM

The European Union's annual report notes progress in labor rights, environmental protection, and good governance, but a decline in human rights in the Philippines

RETAINED. The EU retains its Generalized Scheme Preference Plus status for the Philippines. Photo by Rappler

Despite dismal April growth, manufacturing sector still upbeat

Jun 10, 2015 - 6:15 PM

NEDA says the sector remains optimistic as some firms would want to maximize the EU zero tariff trading scheme Plus some Japanese firms have expressed plans to relocate to the country