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Philippines: FAIRS Annual Country Report

This report outlines Philippine government requirements for the importation of food and agricultural products.
Recent developments in cross-border e-commerce expanded Filipino consumers’ access to imported food and beverage products, rising from zero in 2019 to almost $1 million in purchases in 2022.
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Philippines: Market Brief on Halal Products

The Philippines is an emerging market for halal products due to its growing Muslim population.
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Philippines: Corn Import Regulations and Standards

This report outlines the Philippine government requirements for the importation of corn. It also provides points of contact for key Philippine government authorities.
On June 30, 2023, the Department of Trade and Investment-Board of Investments (DTI-BOI) issued Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2023-004 or the “Guidelines on the Availment of Duty Exemption/Value-Added Tax and Customs Duty Exemption on Importation of Capital Equipment, Raw Materials, Spare Parts and Accessories under the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) Law."
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Philippines: Grain and Feed Update

There are no changes to rice and corn production and imports, nor wheat imports for MY 2023/24.
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Philippines: Baking Ingredients Market Brief

In 2022, the Philippine baking industry spent roughly $1.5 billion on ingredients, with 77 percent ($1.2 billion) imported. The United States supplied more than 55 percent or $845 million worth of ingredients, mostly wheat.
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Philippines: Retail Foods

Post sees the food and beverage retail sector growing six percent more slowly than last year. Retail sales continue accelerating as chains open new outlets while enhancing their imports sections.
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Burma: FAIRS Annual Country Report

This report reflects significant changes from the June 2022 report, including updates on Food Labeling in Section II, Other Specific Standards in Section VII, Import Procedures Section IX, and Trade Facilitation in Section X.
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Burma: FAIRS Export Certificate Report Annual

The contents of this report do not change from the previous report in 2021. This report lists the major certificates required by the Burmese government agencies for U.S agricultural products exported to Burma.
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Philippines: Livestock and Poultry Update 2023

FAS Manila lowers 2023 pork production to 925,000 MT on the recent arrival and expansion of African Swine Fever within the top remaining production regions of the Philippines while also lowering imports to 500,000 MT based on trade to-date and high carry-over stocks that are not currently reflected in the balance sheet.
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Philippines: Biofuels Annual

In support of climate action, the Philippines calculated its carbon intensity for ethanol made from molasses and sugarcane at 46.8 gCO2e/MJ, and of biodiesel from crude coconut oil and refined coconut oil at 32.8 gCO2e/MJ and 31.5 gCO2e/MJ, respectively.