Cav Banana, et al

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You can email me directly at sembawangtrading.co@gmail.com

We also offer Banana Chips, Coconurt  Sugar, Banana Chips, Pineapples, etc.

Size does matter in Cavendish Bananas

 

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Davao Philippines’Cavendish Bananas is known deliciously sweet.

  • Philippine is now the 2nd Largest Exporter of Bananas in the world.
  • The majority of these shipments are destined for the growing regional markets of China, the Middle East and, to a lesser extent, Russia to satisfy their demand for fresh produce
  • Exports of Philippine bananas for the last quarter of this year are expected to rise following China’s lifting of restrictions on Philippine exports early this month.
  • Below are the 15 countries that accounted for the highest dollar value worth of bananas exported from the Philippines during 2015:
  1. Japan: US$176.9 million (40.2% of total bananas imports)
  2. China: $109.2 million (24.8%)
  3. South Korea: $51.6 million (11.7%)
  4. Iran: $33.8 million (7.7%)
  5. United Arab Emirates: $19.2 million (4.4%)
  6. Saudi Arabia: $12.9 million (2.9%)
  7. Kuwait: $8.7 million (2%)
  8. New Zealand: $6.5 million (1.5%)
  9. Hong Kong: $5.2 million (1.2%)
  10. Singapore: $5.1 million (1.2%)
  11. Malaysia: $2.3 million (0.5%)
  12. Taiwan: $2.1 million (0.5%)
  13. North Korea: $1.7 million (0.4%)
  14. Bahrain: $1.1 million (0.2%)
  15. Qatar: $912,000 (0.2%)
  • Among the above countries, the fastest-growing consumers of Philippine bananas exports since 2011 were: Bahrain (up 822.2% in value), Saudi Arabia (up 638.1%), Malaysia (up 312.3%) and Kuwait (up 195.4%).Production system ranges from backyard to highly integrated operation with the latter catering to the export market.
  • Weak demand in the EU.
  • Total import of fruit by the Philippines from 2008 till 2013. The highest volume of imports occurred in 2012 reaching 240,477MT while the lowest was in 2008 to 187,265MT. The average annual growth rate was 3.68% during this time period.
  • Philippine farms produced a total of 8.65m tonnes of bananas valued at P117.15bn ($2.6bn) in 2013, down from a peak of 9.23m tonnes worth P108.13bn ($2.4bn) the previous year, according to PSA data. Concerted efforts over the past two decades to expand banana production have led to the commodity becoming the country’s most valuable crop as well as its most profitable agricultural export.
  • The past years, the yield dramatically been reduced due to destruction brought about by the strong typhoons that hit the country particularly the major producing areas in Mindanao. Another calamity was the most recent “El Nino.”  Nevertheless, these are not typical and Mindanao is not a typhoon belt.
  • Overall, the average annual growth rate was 0.26% and 16%, respectively for production and area for the six-year time period.
  • The farms are generally small in size (1-5 ha) with minimal care resulting to low yield.
  • Big farms are typically managed by Cooperatives, Organizations and Investment Companies

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This business walk an extra mile for its clients.  It literally exist to assist.

Interested importers can email us directly at sembawangtrading.co@gmail.com for further details.

 

If You Need Products From the Philippines

I am at your service if you need products or services from the Philippines.

May it be food, clothing, insurance, equipment, gifts for your love ones to be delivered locally or on other countries, paperworks, blogs or simplified website, and so on and so fort.  As long as it is workable for us, we will deliver.

You may inquire at denissalvatierra@yahoo.com

Please provide your required items or service and your instructions.

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How to Avoid Export Businesses Common Mistakes?

First and foremost is to be aware of the common mistakes:

If you are planning to enter an export business, it is adviseable to first learn for the documented common mistakes and suggested solution of those who first enter it before you: 

Lack of export counseling before developing the international marketing plan.  

Suggested Solution:

Seek Export Counseling and study further 

Insufficient commitment by top management to exporting. 

Suggested Solution:

Analyze the readiness 

Fall short in establishing agent/distributor’s commitment due to lack of solid agreement 

Suggested Solution:

Understand well your contract Agent/Distributor and build goodwill relationship with them 

Relying too much on chasing importers through the internet without solid e-commerce plan and effective approach. 

Suggested Solution:

Avoid Accidental Exporting and time wasters in the internet. 

Failure to understand the connections and to find reliable partners 

Suggested Solution:

Understand Export Financing between country risk and securing export financing.

Failure to understand the importance of Intellectual Property Rights 

Suggested Solution:

Understand Intellectual Property Rights

Insufficient attention to marketing and advertising requirements. 

Suggested Solution:

Pay Attention to Overseas Marketing and Advertising 

Lack of attention to product preparation.

Suggested Solution:

Do your assignment in the Product Preparation Requirements 

Neglect to consider legal aspects of going global. 

Suggested Solution:

No one have it all.  Understand further Licensing and the importance of joint ventures 

Failure to know the rules of trade and export. 

Suggested Solution:

Don’t rely too much on your perception.  Understand Export Regulations and better to have a consultant partners for effective procedure and effective international standards

I recommend Exporting, Importing and E-Commerce by Sharon T. Freeman, Ph.D.(A detailed guide on international trade). 

Do’s:

  • Educate yourself and take it to the college level.
  • Visit and participate trade shows and trade missions. 
  • To begin, start on a very small scale.
  • Learn from other and from your expoerience.
  • Join an international trade association and organization specializing in your business.
  • Visit your suppliers and customers.
  • Take advantage of online resources such as http://www.sba.gov/oit.
  • Inspect and approve merchandise before it is shipped.
  • Consider hiring a trade consultant.
  • Be familiarized with all monetary transactions.
  • Utilize a trade lawyer for agent and distributor agreements and licensing requirements.