The Hinrich Foundation Export Trade Assistance program presents Sourcing From the Philippines, a guide to assist buyers new to exporting from the country.
From searching for suppliers to having products shipped, buyers looking to diversify their sourcing with the Philippines can find step by step support in this guide.
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Getting oriented highlights international airports, central business districts and common office hours in the Philippines for readers.
The key export statistics section provides the latest information on the Philippine’s economic world standing and labor force. It also details the country’s major finished export goods and key trading partners. The section lists notable brands currently sourcing from the Philippines.
In the manufacturing centers section, readers can learn about the major production centers of the Philippines as well as its sources for raw materials. The section also describes the location of Special Economic Zones and lists down the incentives provided to SEZ locators.
Within trade services, readers can learn about organizations offering buyer support. Buyers can learn how to utilize help and resources for finding suppliers, contacting government agencies and importing products.
In banking and finance, buyers can discover local banking options. The section also offers information on availability of loans.
Paying for your purchase illustrates the payment options available in the Philippines, arranged by both buyer and supplier preference.
The export documentation and logistics section guides readers through the export process and the key documentation necessary for the procedure.
Settling trade disputes provides readers advice on avoiding disputes with suppliers. It also gives methods and resources for addressing disputes if they should occur.