Private sector participation pushed in tariff rate talks

PRIVATE sectors involved in international trade should be allowed participation in the tariff rate negotiation for imported items to Japan and Korea, said Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association (PBGEA) official.

On the sidelines of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Davao Region Stakeholders’ Consultation on Tuesday, February 20 at Seda Abreeza Hotel, PBGEA executive director Stephen Antig said negotiation for tariff rates of Philippine imported products to Japan and Korea will commence by March or April.

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