• The Philippines has generated $1.1 billion worth of sales from its participation in a recently concluded trade show in China, according to the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM), the export promotions arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
  • “This is the highest earning recorded by the Philippines following its participation in the China International Import Expo (CIIE) since its maiden edition in 2018,” the CITEM said.
  • It said the overall sales include various purchase agreements made prior to the opening of the trade show worth $876.6 million. More than $226 million was also recorded under booked sales, sales under negotiation, retail sales, and business matching activities after the six-day trade exhibition.