Clark is CL’s top source of ex­port on elec­tron­ics

Sun.Star Pampanga - - TOPSTORIES! -

CLARK FREEPORT – This Freeport was re­cently cited as the main source of ex­port on elec­tron­ics man­u­fac­tur­ing in Cen­tral Lu­zon.

This, as the Depart­ment of Trade and In­dus­try (DTI) re­ported that the pres­ence of the var­i­ous elec­tron­ics man­u­fac­tur­ing cor­po­ra­tion in the Freeport has con­trib­uted in mak­ing elec­tron­ics in­dus­try the top per­form­ing ex­port in the re­gion.

In the re­port re­leased through the Philip­pine In­for­ma­tion Agency (PIA) re­gional of­fice, DTI Re­gional Di­rec­tor Ju­dith An­ge­les men­tioned that this Freeport ex­ports made by elec­tronic com­pa­nies here has made sig­nif­i­cant growth in Pam­panga’s ex­port. Due to this, the prov­ince was able to gen­er­ate an ex­port of US$4.915 bil­lion worth of goods or 60 per­cent of the to­tal ex­port vol­ume of Cen­tral Lu­zon.

“Pam­panga re­mained the top source of ex­ports for Cen­tral Lu­zon due to the pres­ence of elec­tron­ics man­u­fac­tur­ing com­pa­nies in the Clark Freeport Zone,” An­ge­les added.

Mean­while, lo­ca­tor com­pa­nies in this Freeport were also listed as top ex­porter of Cen­tral Lu­zon in 2018. These in­clude the SFA Semi­con­duc­tor Philip­pines, L & T In­ter­na­tional Group Philip­pines, Texas In­stru­ments, Nanox Philipp­nes, Yoko­hama Tire and Philip­pines, Inc., SMK In­dus­tries, Inc. HLD Clark Steel Pipe Co. Inc., among oth­ers.

DTI was able to come up with the list of top ex­porters through the col­lected data and records from the One Stop Shop Ex­port Dec­la­ra­tion Cen­ters, Clark Devel­op­ment Cor­po­ra­tion (CDC), Su­bic Bay Metropoli­tan Au­thor­ity (SBMA), Luisita In­dus­trial Park Cor­po­ra­tion, and the Au­thor­ity of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB), in the re­port is­sued to PIA 3 by An­ge­les.— CDC-Com­mDep

Ric Sapnu

MY BROTHER’S KEEPER. Chief Su­per­in­ten­dent Joel Napoleon Coronel, Po­lice Re­gional Of­fice III di­rec­tor, de­liv­ers his mes­sage dur­ing the launch of ‘My brother’s keeper’pro­gram. At least 500 po­lice­men from dif­fer­ent pro­vin­cial and city po­lice of­fices at­tended the ac­tiv­ity.—

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