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Total Number of Importer and Exporter in the Philippines

Requested from BOC by D. Lim at 06:42 PM on Sep 24, 2020.
Purpose: Market research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019
Tracking no: #BOC-480734687755

Diana 06:42 PM, Sep 24, 2020


I am doing a research on the  market size of businesses registered as importers  and exporters in the country. This is to aid us in determining business strategy for 2021.

I will only need general information and will not even require for the directory. To be specific, below are my questions:

1. How many importers are there in the Philippines?
2. How many exporters are registered in the the Philippines?

Thank  you.

Diana M. Lim
September 28, 2020

Dear Diana,


Thank you for your request dated Sep 24, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Total Number of Importer and Exporter in the Philippines.

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