East Asia and the Pacific

Data & Analysis

May 24, 2016
The Philippines and Member States of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland – signed a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on April 28, 2016.
May 24, 2016
Philippine agriculture contracted 4.53 percent in the first quarter of 2016 due to a prolonged dry spell and damages caused by typhoons in the later part of 2015.
May 20, 2016
Export prices increased 2 to 3 percent due to further tightening of the domestic rice supply.
May 20, 2016
On May 6, Taiwan completed a normal tender GF4-105-041 for 1,000 MT of U.S. short grain milled glutinous rice.