Europe may widen perks for Philippine imports: EU chamber


Posted at Mar 02 2018 05:08 PM | Updated as of Oct 24 2018 02:19 PM

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MANILA - The European Union is looking at extending incentives to up to 600 more product lines that are imported from the Philippines under its GSP+ scheme, a trade representative said Friday.

The EU is looking at free trade agreements to expand relations with Southeast Asia, said European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines president Guenter Taus.

"We’re looking now between the Philippines and the EU on the GSP+, we’re looking at the potential to increase the amount of items that are included, about 300 to 600 items to be included in the agreement ,” Taus told ANC.