Ceferino Rodolfo

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Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The legislators all see the importance of providing some tax reprieve,” External link

pna Monday, January 4, 2021 5:22:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “These (CREATE and Bayanihan 2) are good combination for tax reprieve at this time,” “We’re still optimistic that by January, they can pass the CREATE” External link

pna Monday, January 4, 2021 5:22:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “This is one of the big regional trade agreements,” External link

pna Monday, December 28, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “Maganda sana kung maka-P1 trillion.May mga hinihingi pa kasi kaming endorsement from other government agencies pero hindi namin sure kung maihabol (It would be best if we meet the P1-trillion goal. We are asking for some endorsements from other government agencies but it is not certain if we’d be able to secure those before the year ends),” External link

manilatimes Thursday, December 24, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo told : “Should we secure the necessary endorsements, the approved investment pledges will increase to more than P970 billion, still short of the 2020 target),” External link

manilatimes Thursday, December 24, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We have last board meeting this coming December 28. I’m not sure if we can meet the target, maybe not,” External link

pna Wednesday, December 23, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We have existing cooperation in key sectors in manufacturing and this enhances the trade relationship of Philippine suppliers with major French companies in the electronics and aerospace industries,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, December 21, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We should be able to incentivize those who are going to locate their facilities here regardless of ownership as long as (the) value add and the employment will be here in the Philippines,” External link

pna Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “This is now in the processing side, not only mining,” External link

pna Thursday, November 26, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “These are the sectors which we believe would be able to bring investments,” External link

pna Thursday, November 26, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “They’ve seen that we have a good supply chain. It’s more of electronics so we have the supply chain. We also have the engineers here. And what’s critical to them is we do not impose (an) export ban,” External link

pna Wednesday, November 25, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “I think we already have a good framework,” “Hopefully, as this gets discussed furthermore prior to the resumption of the plenary session on November 9, we come (up) with a much better version” External link

pna Friday, October 30, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “I think the past two or three years, that has been the biggest stumbling block in terms of attracting investors,” External link

pna Friday, October 30, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We need to pass the longer-term reform measures on Public Service Act, Retail Trade Liberalization, and Foreign Investment Act,” External link

pna Friday, October 30, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said ( about Igor Khovaev ) : “Russia not only offered to supply vaccines, but they also wanted to collaborate for the manufacturing of the vaccine in the Philippines. Ambassador Igor emphasized that Russia is the only country who also offers in-country manufacturing of the vaccine,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said ( about Igor Khovaev ) : “Russia not only offered to supply vaccines, but they also wanted to collaborate for the manufacturing of the vaccine in the Philippines. Ambassador Igor emphasized that Russia is the only country who also offers in-country manufacturing of the vaccine,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “I urge all organizations to ‘buy local’ and source their PPE from factories based in the Philippines, wherever it’s possible. Every time someone buys an item of PPE made here, they not only help protect people, they help save thousands of jobs and keep food on the table of families across our nation,” External link

pna Monday, September 7, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The upsurge in PPE now being produced in the Philippines is great news for the health and economic wellbeing of the country,” “BOI will keep doing everything we can to support more manufacturers to contribute their production lines to this effort” External link

pna Monday, September 7, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said ( about Association ) : “Our economic dialogue is strategically important, as it allows us to engage the UK as they implement their independent trade regime. On the other hand, the Philippines is a key economic partner and ally of the UK in Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations). This dialogue is the perfect avenue for us to lay the building blocks for a stronger and closer economic relationship in the future,” External link

manilatimes Friday, August 21, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The pandemic has enhanced government-private sector partnerships in the Philippines and the UK. The convening of this dialogue comes at an opportune time as both our countries seek to build back better by supporting each other,” External link

manilatimes Friday, August 21, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “Even under GCQ, the need for mobility is undiminished and as such, we welcome affordable and reliable means of transportation and delivery like these,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 21, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo added ( about British ) : “Hopefully, these MSMEs would also be able to link with their British counterparts through the innovation and industrial collaboration that DTI is proposing,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “There is a [bill] on bicycle lanes. Here in the Philippines, we have informal bicycle manufacturers. We also have manufacturers located in Cavite and Laguna. We also have Shimano, which is a bicycle parts manufacturer. But these are exporters by and large,” External link

manilatimes Monday, June 22, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We are looking at the demand to see what will happen so that if ever we can invite the (bicycle manufacturer) giant,” External link

manilatimes Monday, June 22, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “Initial discussions from last year continue to provide a good lead to investments. From what we have discussed so far, they said they are interested,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, June 22, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo disclosed : “If we see good indications of growing demand for bicycles, we can reposition production towards the domestic market,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, June 22, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “Our bicycle manufacturers here in the Philippines are in the informal sector,” External link

pna Monday, June 22, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We have not yet discussed it [revising the CARS program],” External link

pna Monday, June 22, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said ( about Ramon Lopez ) : “Secretary Ramon Lopez as the chairman of the Board of Investments approved last week the biggest infrastructure project ever. This could have been approved last month. The project will help boost Philippine tourism and international travel,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 9, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The concern is on our commitments to international agreements and the impact on inflation. Our answer to that is, one, it’s across the board, we will impose a 5 percent tariff on all products so it doesn’t appear protectionist,” “We’re not choosing which products to protect, it’s really across the board because we need to raise money for our COVID-related activities. Number two, it’s just 5 percent so it doesn’t become inflationary,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 25, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We abandoned that for the moment already — the whole 5 percent tariff across the board. We had a Technical Committee on Tariff Related Matters (meeting) last Friday,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 25, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “If ever, it would be across the board so we would not be labeled as a protectionist. We will not choose the products because we need to raise money for Covid-related activities. Earlier [there was an increase in tariff rate] of petroleum products,” External link

manilatimes Monday, May 25, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “But so far, the Department of Finance said it is still not needed so we are not triggering it,” External link

manilatimes Monday, May 25, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We had TCTRM last Friday. There is a need to further study the cost-benefit like impact on costs for businesses and inflation for consumers versus revenue to be generated for Covid-fight,” External link

manilatimes Monday, May 25, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “This will be across-the-board so that it will not be misinterpreted as a protectionist move. The proposed tariff will add to existing tariff, which means above or on top of actual tariffs,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, May 25, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We included all products, all tariff lines, to dispel doubts of protectionism. We do not select or give special consideration for any product. It’s really across-the-board because we need to raise money for our Covid-related activities. Tariff increase was limited to just 5 percent so the move won’t be inflationary,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, May 25, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The technical committee said it needs to study the cost-benefitthe impact of cost for manufacturers and inflation for consumers against revenue to be generates for the COVID fight,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, May 25, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “So far, the feedback that we had is that the DOF is not yet in dire straits. They can still cope, they said. So we are still holding back the planned tariff hike. We are ready when they are ready,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, May 25, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “I am sure, if it is rapid test kits, we can have an investor here for rapid test kits,” External link

pna Monday, May 25, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo told : “The Korean government sets up the meetings for us along with our commercial attache…they have two companies they want us to talk with,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, May 24, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We’re inviting (investors for) both, except that it’s easier for rapid test kits. We want to have both… it’s just harder for PCR (because) you need laboratory, kits… (But) we’re also going to talk with (investors for) PCR-based laboratories and a PCR test kits maker,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, May 24, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo told : “The deal was that it (2020 IPP) will be a transitional carry-over IPP in anticipation of the Citira and the Strategic Investment Priorities Plan. We submitted it at the early part of the year, but pandemic caught up so it hasn’t yet been signed. What we did was…we withdrew it and we put two activities that can qualify to the incentives,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, May 23, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “During the past two months, the role of the BoI had shifted to providing support for firms — particularly those allowed to operate during the various phases of the quarantine period. — to continue business operations and facilitate continuity in their value chain,” External link

manilatimes Friday, May 22, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “With the Balik Probinsya, we are pushing for (the) power to declare incentives for activities under this program, especially for least developed areas ( LDAs). We know how difficult it is to declare an area as LDA, even during the time of Typhoon Yolanda, where large areas where stricken down by the typhoon due to the very stringent guidelines on this,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, May 22, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “What we have agreed on earlier was that the 2020 IPP will be the transitional IPP in anticipation of CREATE and the Special Investment Priorities Plan (SIPP). The things were outran by the COVID outbreak that delayed the approval. We withdrew it and resubmitted two weeks ago with the two major categories inserted,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, May 22, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “Since Bayanihan is set to expire by June, we really need to include the two categories in the new IPP which is basically a carry-over of the 2017-2018 IPP,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, May 22, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We have projects in the pipeline and actually, we have for (the) Board’s approval already. We were instructed to really make sure that they are committed to continuing with the project. And they have already confirmed,” External link

pna Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The Philippines has been a decent and responsible member of the WTO, abiding by its rules and even spearheading key initiatives,” “While the world has been witnessing countries that resort to unilateral bilateral trade measures and retaliations, the Philippines is even seeking WTO authorization to exercise its rights arising from a dispute that can already be considered a saga,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 2, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “Tourism is among the biggest job creators in our country, along with manufacturing. With the innovative advocacy campaigns of the Department of Tourism, the Philippines experienced an overwhelming surge of domestic tourists, which reached over 110 million in 2018 and already exceeded the 89.2 million target by 2022, as stated in the National Tourism Development Plan,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, November 7, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo explained : “Power projects are essential, as it fuels the Build Build Build program of the government and the demands of a growing population,” “There are big power projects that will complement the infrastructure projects in the coming months, even as we exercise due diligence for projects that are deserving of incentives,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, June 12, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We will continue to spread economic development in the regions as records show barely 3 percent of investments are located in the NCR with the rest (97 percent) going to the countryside,” External link

pna Tuesday, June 11, 2019 3:46:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The TRABAHO Bill will offer modern and more relevant incentives,” External link

pna Wednesday, June 5, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We know that rice is a sensitive commodity for the Japanese, as it was with us. We’re just asking for a small quota―enough for our specialty rice to have access into their market at a lower tariff,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, April 24, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “And we do not even have that capacity to flood any market with rice since we are also a net-importer [of rice],” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, April 24, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said ( about Ramon Lopez ) : “Consistent with Philippine DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez’s thrust for increased engagement with bilateral partners in the European Union, we are pleased to meet our government and business counterparts through this inaugural JCEC,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:01:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The convening of the JEC is a strategic means to engage individual EU (European Union) member states. The JEC allows us to identify and harness complementation between two of the fastest growing economies in each other’s regions,” “We are both gateways to Asia and Europe and we can also serve as viable markets for each other’s products,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, April 2, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “In the same way that the Czech Republic is one of the Philippines’ strongest supporters in the EU, we invite them to see the Philippines as their friend in Asean,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, April 2, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : "For the power projects for instance, aside from technical and financial assessment and demand gap evaluation, we require positive official endorsement by the Departments of Energy and of the Environment and Natural Resources," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, April 1, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said ( about Ramon Lopez ) : “We remain optimistic of meeting the P1-trillion target set by our chairman, DTI (Department of Trade and Industry) Secretary Ramon Lopez, for BoI this year. It is a timing issue as we cannot and we do not rush project approvals,” External link

manilametro Friday, March 29, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said ( about Ramon Lopez ) : “We remain optimistic of meeting the P1-trillion target set by our chairman, DTI (Department of Trade and Industry) Secretary Ramon Lopez, for BoI this year. It is a timing issue as we cannot and we do not rush project approvals,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We have key projects in the pipeline particularly in the area of power that are still undergoing BoI’s rigorous evaluation process on technical and financial aspects and equally important their compliance with requirements for BiI registration. Given the projected investment costs, we are very optimistic of a renewed surge in total approvals in the next months,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, March 28, 2019 4:33:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said ( about Ramon Lopez ) : “We remain optimistic of meeting the P1-trillion target set by our chairman, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, for BoI this year. It is a timing issue as we cannot and we do not rush project approvals. The BoI makes sure that every peso of approved investments is qualified and is deserving to be registered,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, March 28, 2019 4:33:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo explained : “It is a timing issue as we cannot and we do not rush project approvals. The BOI makes sure that every peso of approved investments is qualified and deserving to be registered,” External link

pna Thursday, March 28, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “They’re interested in the shipbuilding industry in general ... but there is an opportunity now with what happened in Hanjin, so we’re linking the investors with Hanjin,” External link

marinelink Monday, January 14, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : "has been a valued investor that helped us develop a pool of workers ... We are looking at linking them up with other investors who have expressed interest in shipbuilding in the Philippines," External link

manilametro Saturday, January 12, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo added : “Si Hanjin nagpaparinig na dati that they are open to a joint venture, pero ’yung kino-quote nilang presyo for the whole thing . . . Halimbawa, if you want to take it over noong time na ’yon compared to the amount they quote to us yesterday, times six yata ’yung dati” External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 12, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo added : “We are helping them (Hanjin) because of employment [issues]. This is an opportunity because you have 100,000 … workers trained by Hanjin,” “We … have a capability for ship building. We see this as cash flow problem specific to a company so this really presents an opportunity for other investors to come in” External link

manilametro Saturday, January 12, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “They’re interested in the shipbuilding industry in general … but there is an opportunity now with what happened in Hanjin, so we’re linking the investors with Hanjin,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Saturday, January 12, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “They’re in full-range. They can produce big ships and small ships,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Saturday, January 12, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo added : “We are helping them (Hanjin) because of employment [issues]. This is an opportunity because you have 100,000 … workers trained by Hanjin,” “We … have a capability for ship building. We see this as cash flow problem specific to a company so this really presents an opportunity for other investors to come in” External link

manilatimes Friday, January 11, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : "We enhanced (our relations) to a bilateral (investment) agreement, which was signed last year. So they saw this, and we also have protection for intellectual property rights," "They see that it's good here in the Philippines, so Wistron - that's one (example) - is going (back) to Subic," External link

AsiaOne Thursday, December 27, 2018 12:29:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “It took us more than three months to assess these projects. We deemed these projects as worthy of getting government support in terms of incentives. Approval is imminent before the end of 2018,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, December 16, 2018 3:10:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo added : “Local produce means shorter order-to-delivery lead time, better quality, better pricing and more flexibility,” External link

pna Tuesday, December 11, 2018 3:01:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo added : “The additional storage capacity of fuel means additional supply of fuel may allow the company to efficiently manage its inventory levels and avoid external shocks that could lead to oil price hikes or at the very least mitigate its price increase in several parts of Mindanao,” External link

pna Tuesday, December 11, 2018 10:06:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "We welcome all international initiatives that would be consistent with (Duterte's) socio-economic agenda," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, March 8, 2017 8:43:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : "Big parts of what we have been discussing here are in terms of how do we align the socio-economic strategies of (the Philippines and China)," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, March 8, 2017 8:43:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The engagement has generated strong private sector interest and we see great prospects for collaboration in many areas,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, March 4, 2017 2:20:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “This will further boost the country’s exports of coconut and its by-products which are now in demand in other countries,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, February 27, 2017 9:09:00 PM EAT



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Last updated on 2017-09-11T16:07+0300.

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Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The legislators all see the importance of providing some tax reprieve,” External link

pna Monday, January 4, 2021 5:22:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “These (CREATE and Bayanihan 2) are good combination for tax reprieve at this time,” “We’re still optimistic that by January, they can pass the CREATE” External link

pna Monday, January 4, 2021 5:22:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “This is one of the big regional trade agreements,” External link

pna Monday, December 28, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “Maganda sana kung maka-P1 trillion.May mga hinihingi pa kasi kaming endorsement from other government agencies pero hindi namin sure kung maihabol (It would be best if we meet the P1-trillion goal. We are asking for some endorsements from other government agencies but it is not certain if we’d be able to secure those before the year ends),” External link

manilatimes Thursday, December 24, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo told : “Should we secure the necessary endorsements, the approved investment pledges will increase to more than P970 billion, still short of the 2020 target),” External link

manilatimes Thursday, December 24, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We have last board meeting this coming December 28. I’m not sure if we can meet the target, maybe not,” External link

pna Wednesday, December 23, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We have existing cooperation in key sectors in manufacturing and this enhances the trade relationship of Philippine suppliers with major French companies in the electronics and aerospace industries,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, December 21, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We should be able to incentivize those who are going to locate their facilities here regardless of ownership as long as (the) value add and the employment will be here in the Philippines,” External link

pna Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “This is now in the processing side, not only mining,” External link

pna Thursday, November 26, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “These are the sectors which we believe would be able to bring investments,” External link

pna Thursday, November 26, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “They’ve seen that we have a good supply chain. It’s more of electronics so we have the supply chain. We also have the engineers here. And what’s critical to them is we do not impose (an) export ban,” External link

pna Wednesday, November 25, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “I think we already have a good framework,” “Hopefully, as this gets discussed furthermore prior to the resumption of the plenary session on November 9, we come (up) with a much better version” External link

pna Friday, October 30, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “I think the past two or three years, that has been the biggest stumbling block in terms of attracting investors,” External link

pna Friday, October 30, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We need to pass the longer-term reform measures on Public Service Act, Retail Trade Liberalization, and Foreign Investment Act,” External link

pna Friday, October 30, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said ( about Igor Khovaev ) : “Russia not only offered to supply vaccines, but they also wanted to collaborate for the manufacturing of the vaccine in the Philippines. Ambassador Igor emphasized that Russia is the only country who also offers in-country manufacturing of the vaccine,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said ( about Igor Khovaev ) : “Russia not only offered to supply vaccines, but they also wanted to collaborate for the manufacturing of the vaccine in the Philippines. Ambassador Igor emphasized that Russia is the only country who also offers in-country manufacturing of the vaccine,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “I urge all organizations to ‘buy local’ and source their PPE from factories based in the Philippines, wherever it’s possible. Every time someone buys an item of PPE made here, they not only help protect people, they help save thousands of jobs and keep food on the table of families across our nation,” External link

pna Monday, September 7, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The upsurge in PPE now being produced in the Philippines is great news for the health and economic wellbeing of the country,” “BOI will keep doing everything we can to support more manufacturers to contribute their production lines to this effort” External link

pna Monday, September 7, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said ( about Association ) : “Our economic dialogue is strategically important, as it allows us to engage the UK as they implement their independent trade regime. On the other hand, the Philippines is a key economic partner and ally of the UK in Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations). This dialogue is the perfect avenue for us to lay the building blocks for a stronger and closer economic relationship in the future,” External link

manilatimes Friday, August 21, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The pandemic has enhanced government-private sector partnerships in the Philippines and the UK. The convening of this dialogue comes at an opportune time as both our countries seek to build back better by supporting each other,” External link

manilatimes Friday, August 21, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “Even under GCQ, the need for mobility is undiminished and as such, we welcome affordable and reliable means of transportation and delivery like these,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 21, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo added ( about British ) : “Hopefully, these MSMEs would also be able to link with their British counterparts through the innovation and industrial collaboration that DTI is proposing,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “There is a [bill] on bicycle lanes. Here in the Philippines, we have informal bicycle manufacturers. We also have manufacturers located in Cavite and Laguna. We also have Shimano, which is a bicycle parts manufacturer. But these are exporters by and large,” External link

manilatimes Monday, June 22, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We are looking at the demand to see what will happen so that if ever we can invite the (bicycle manufacturer) giant,” External link

manilatimes Monday, June 22, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “Initial discussions from last year continue to provide a good lead to investments. From what we have discussed so far, they said they are interested,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, June 22, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo disclosed : “If we see good indications of growing demand for bicycles, we can reposition production towards the domestic market,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, June 22, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “Our bicycle manufacturers here in the Philippines are in the informal sector,” External link

pna Monday, June 22, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We have not yet discussed it [revising the CARS program],” External link

pna Monday, June 22, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said ( about Ramon Lopez ) : “Secretary Ramon Lopez as the chairman of the Board of Investments approved last week the biggest infrastructure project ever. This could have been approved last month. The project will help boost Philippine tourism and international travel,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 9, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The concern is on our commitments to international agreements and the impact on inflation. Our answer to that is, one, it’s across the board, we will impose a 5 percent tariff on all products so it doesn’t appear protectionist,” “We’re not choosing which products to protect, it’s really across the board because we need to raise money for our COVID-related activities. Number two, it’s just 5 percent so it doesn’t become inflationary,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 25, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We abandoned that for the moment already — the whole 5 percent tariff across the board. We had a Technical Committee on Tariff Related Matters (meeting) last Friday,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 25, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “If ever, it would be across the board so we would not be labeled as a protectionist. We will not choose the products because we need to raise money for Covid-related activities. Earlier [there was an increase in tariff rate] of petroleum products,” External link

manilatimes Monday, May 25, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “But so far, the Department of Finance said it is still not needed so we are not triggering it,” External link

manilatimes Monday, May 25, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We had TCTRM last Friday. There is a need to further study the cost-benefit like impact on costs for businesses and inflation for consumers versus revenue to be generated for Covid-fight,” External link

manilatimes Monday, May 25, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “This will be across-the-board so that it will not be misinterpreted as a protectionist move. The proposed tariff will add to existing tariff, which means above or on top of actual tariffs,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, May 25, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We included all products, all tariff lines, to dispel doubts of protectionism. We do not select or give special consideration for any product. It’s really across-the-board because we need to raise money for our Covid-related activities. Tariff increase was limited to just 5 percent so the move won’t be inflationary,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, May 25, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The technical committee said it needs to study the cost-benefitthe impact of cost for manufacturers and inflation for consumers against revenue to be generates for the COVID fight,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, May 25, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “So far, the feedback that we had is that the DOF is not yet in dire straits. They can still cope, they said. So we are still holding back the planned tariff hike. We are ready when they are ready,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, May 25, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “I am sure, if it is rapid test kits, we can have an investor here for rapid test kits,” External link

pna Monday, May 25, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo told : “The Korean government sets up the meetings for us along with our commercial attache…they have two companies they want us to talk with,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, May 24, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We’re inviting (investors for) both, except that it’s easier for rapid test kits. We want to have both… it’s just harder for PCR (because) you need laboratory, kits… (But) we’re also going to talk with (investors for) PCR-based laboratories and a PCR test kits maker,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, May 24, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo told : “The deal was that it (2020 IPP) will be a transitional carry-over IPP in anticipation of the Citira and the Strategic Investment Priorities Plan. We submitted it at the early part of the year, but pandemic caught up so it hasn’t yet been signed. What we did was…we withdrew it and we put two activities that can qualify to the incentives,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, May 23, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “During the past two months, the role of the BoI had shifted to providing support for firms — particularly those allowed to operate during the various phases of the quarantine period. — to continue business operations and facilitate continuity in their value chain,” External link

manilatimes Friday, May 22, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “With the Balik Probinsya, we are pushing for (the) power to declare incentives for activities under this program, especially for least developed areas ( LDAs). We know how difficult it is to declare an area as LDA, even during the time of Typhoon Yolanda, where large areas where stricken down by the typhoon due to the very stringent guidelines on this,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, May 22, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “What we have agreed on earlier was that the 2020 IPP will be the transitional IPP in anticipation of CREATE and the Special Investment Priorities Plan (SIPP). The things were outran by the COVID outbreak that delayed the approval. We withdrew it and resubmitted two weeks ago with the two major categories inserted,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, May 22, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “Since Bayanihan is set to expire by June, we really need to include the two categories in the new IPP which is basically a carry-over of the 2017-2018 IPP,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, May 22, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We have projects in the pipeline and actually, we have for (the) Board’s approval already. We were instructed to really make sure that they are committed to continuing with the project. And they have already confirmed,” External link

pna Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The Philippines has been a decent and responsible member of the WTO, abiding by its rules and even spearheading key initiatives,” “While the world has been witnessing countries that resort to unilateral bilateral trade measures and retaliations, the Philippines is even seeking WTO authorization to exercise its rights arising from a dispute that can already be considered a saga,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 2, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “Tourism is among the biggest job creators in our country, along with manufacturing. With the innovative advocacy campaigns of the Department of Tourism, the Philippines experienced an overwhelming surge of domestic tourists, which reached over 110 million in 2018 and already exceeded the 89.2 million target by 2022, as stated in the National Tourism Development Plan,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, November 7, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo explained : “Power projects are essential, as it fuels the Build Build Build program of the government and the demands of a growing population,” “There are big power projects that will complement the infrastructure projects in the coming months, even as we exercise due diligence for projects that are deserving of incentives,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, June 12, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We will continue to spread economic development in the regions as records show barely 3 percent of investments are located in the NCR with the rest (97 percent) going to the countryside,” External link

pna Tuesday, June 11, 2019 3:46:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The TRABAHO Bill will offer modern and more relevant incentives,” External link

pna Wednesday, June 5, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We know that rice is a sensitive commodity for the Japanese, as it was with us. We’re just asking for a small quota―enough for our specialty rice to have access into their market at a lower tariff,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, April 24, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “And we do not even have that capacity to flood any market with rice since we are also a net-importer [of rice],” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, April 24, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said ( about Ramon Lopez ) : “Consistent with Philippine DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez’s thrust for increased engagement with bilateral partners in the European Union, we are pleased to meet our government and business counterparts through this inaugural JCEC,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:01:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The convening of the JEC is a strategic means to engage individual EU (European Union) member states. The JEC allows us to identify and harness complementation between two of the fastest growing economies in each other’s regions,” “We are both gateways to Asia and Europe and we can also serve as viable markets for each other’s products,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, April 2, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “In the same way that the Czech Republic is one of the Philippines’ strongest supporters in the EU, we invite them to see the Philippines as their friend in Asean,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, April 2, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : "For the power projects for instance, aside from technical and financial assessment and demand gap evaluation, we require positive official endorsement by the Departments of Energy and of the Environment and Natural Resources," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, April 1, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said ( about Ramon Lopez ) : “We remain optimistic of meeting the P1-trillion target set by our chairman, DTI (Department of Trade and Industry) Secretary Ramon Lopez, for BoI this year. It is a timing issue as we cannot and we do not rush project approvals,” External link

manilametro Friday, March 29, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said ( about Ramon Lopez ) : “We remain optimistic of meeting the P1-trillion target set by our chairman, DTI (Department of Trade and Industry) Secretary Ramon Lopez, for BoI this year. It is a timing issue as we cannot and we do not rush project approvals,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “We have key projects in the pipeline particularly in the area of power that are still undergoing BoI’s rigorous evaluation process on technical and financial aspects and equally important their compliance with requirements for BiI registration. Given the projected investment costs, we are very optimistic of a renewed surge in total approvals in the next months,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, March 28, 2019 4:33:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said ( about Ramon Lopez ) : “We remain optimistic of meeting the P1-trillion target set by our chairman, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, for BoI this year. It is a timing issue as we cannot and we do not rush project approvals. The BoI makes sure that every peso of approved investments is qualified and is deserving to be registered,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, March 28, 2019 4:33:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo explained : “It is a timing issue as we cannot and we do not rush project approvals. The BOI makes sure that every peso of approved investments is qualified and deserving to be registered,” External link

pna Thursday, March 28, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “They’re interested in the shipbuilding industry in general ... but there is an opportunity now with what happened in Hanjin, so we’re linking the investors with Hanjin,” External link

marinelink Monday, January 14, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : "has been a valued investor that helped us develop a pool of workers ... We are looking at linking them up with other investors who have expressed interest in shipbuilding in the Philippines," External link

manilametro Saturday, January 12, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo added : “Si Hanjin nagpaparinig na dati that they are open to a joint venture, pero ’yung kino-quote nilang presyo for the whole thing . . . Halimbawa, if you want to take it over noong time na ’yon compared to the amount they quote to us yesterday, times six yata ’yung dati” External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 12, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo added : “We are helping them (Hanjin) because of employment [issues]. This is an opportunity because you have 100,000 … workers trained by Hanjin,” “We … have a capability for ship building. We see this as cash flow problem specific to a company so this really presents an opportunity for other investors to come in” External link

manilametro Saturday, January 12, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “They’re interested in the shipbuilding industry in general … but there is an opportunity now with what happened in Hanjin, so we’re linking the investors with Hanjin,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Saturday, January 12, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “They’re in full-range. They can produce big ships and small ships,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Saturday, January 12, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo added : “We are helping them (Hanjin) because of employment [issues]. This is an opportunity because you have 100,000 … workers trained by Hanjin,” “We … have a capability for ship building. We see this as cash flow problem specific to a company so this really presents an opportunity for other investors to come in” External link

manilatimes Friday, January 11, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : "We enhanced (our relations) to a bilateral (investment) agreement, which was signed last year. So they saw this, and we also have protection for intellectual property rights," "They see that it's good here in the Philippines, so Wistron - that's one (example) - is going (back) to Subic," External link

AsiaOne Thursday, December 27, 2018 12:29:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “It took us more than three months to assess these projects. We deemed these projects as worthy of getting government support in terms of incentives. Approval is imminent before the end of 2018,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, December 16, 2018 3:10:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo added : “Local produce means shorter order-to-delivery lead time, better quality, better pricing and more flexibility,” External link

pna Tuesday, December 11, 2018 3:01:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo added : “The additional storage capacity of fuel means additional supply of fuel may allow the company to efficiently manage its inventory levels and avoid external shocks that could lead to oil price hikes or at the very least mitigate its price increase in several parts of Mindanao,” External link

pna Tuesday, December 11, 2018 10:06:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "We welcome all international initiatives that would be consistent with (Duterte's) socio-economic agenda," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, March 8, 2017 8:43:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : "Big parts of what we have been discussing here are in terms of how do we align the socio-economic strategies of (the Philippines and China)," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, March 8, 2017 8:43:00 PM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “The engagement has generated strong private sector interest and we see great prospects for collaboration in many areas,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, March 4, 2017 2:20:00 AM EAT

Ceferino Rodolfo said : “This will further boost the country’s exports of coconut and its by-products which are now in demand in other countries,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, February 27, 2017 9:09:00 PM EAT



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