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  1. PEDP 2011-2013 position paper

    Cebu Furniture Industries Foundation, Inc. (CFIF) position paper on the draft Philippine Export Development Plan 2011-2013 The Cebu Furniture Industries Foundation Inc. (CFIF) is an organization of Cebu-based furniture manufacturers and exporters who have a common vision to make the Philippine furniture industry the leader in high-quality, design-oriented furniture and...
  2. POSITION PAPER ON DIVERSION OF ESF FUNDS TO CALAMITY FUND

    A POSITION PAPER OF THE CONFEDERATION OF PHILIPPINE EXPORTERS FOUNDATION (CEBU) INC. (UMBRELLA ORGANIZATION OF ALL THE EXPORTING INDUSTRIES IN THE CENTRAL VISAYAS REGION) ALSO KNOWN AS PHILEXPORTCEBU ON DTI’S PROPOSED RECOMMENDATION TO DIVERT THE UNDRAWN BALANCE OF THE P1 BILLION EXPORT SUPPORT FUND TO THE EL NINO CALAMITY FUND...
  3. Wage Hike Increase

    The Cebu Furniture Industries Foundation Inc. (CFIF), on behalf of the furniture industry in Cebu, respectfully submits its position paper on the proposed across-the-board increase.   Backgrounder   The Cebu Furniture Industries Foundation Inc. (CFIF) is an organization of furniture and furnishings manufacturers and exporters whose mission is to contribute...
  4. POSITION PAPER ON CMO 2-2010 RE RULES OF ORIGIN

    A POSITION PAPER OF THE CONFEDERATION OF PHILIPPINE EXPORTERS FOUNDATION (CEBU) INC. (UMBRELLA ORGANIZATION OF ALL THE EXPORTING INDUSTRIES IN THE CENTRAL VISAYAS REGION) ALSO KNOWN AS PHILEXPORTCEBU ON BUREAU OF CUSTOMS CMO 2-2010 RE RULES AND REGULATIONS STRENGTHENING THE FUNCTIONS OF THE EXPORT COORDINATION DIVISION (ECD) UNDER THE OFFICE...
  5. Licensor and licensee disputes, trademark issues

    Licensed furniture collections are all the rave as reported here in Furniture/Today. As these relationships multiply and mature, disputes between licensors and licensees are arising with more frequency. One area ripe for disagreement relates to the licensee’s use of the licensed trademark. 1. LICENSOR. (a) Concerns: Licensors are obligated by...
  6. RP-Japan Trade Deal Nears OK

    “Proponents see October approval following new exchange of notes” “SENATE PROPONENTS of the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) expect the country’s first bilateral free trade deal to finally pass scrutiny in October after a second side pact was sealed to respect Filipino-only provisions in the Constitution. Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, head...
  7. Philippines Export Prohibitions

    HS               Description of Prohibited and Restricted Articles 0301.99      Bangus fry, Mother bangus (Sabalo) 0306.23      Prawn spawner and fry 0508.00      Capiz shells (semi-finished, semi-processed) Trumpet shells (Triton) Helmet shells (Cassis) Live specimen, raw shells Meat and by-products of giant clams (Tridacnidae) Undersized raw shells of Trocas, Gold lip, Black lip, Turbo Mamoratus &...

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