Monday July 16, 2018

US, PH hold STMO exercise

THE US Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program, together with the Strategic Trade Management Office (STMO) of the Department of Trade and Industry, recently conducted a tabletop exercise on the Philippine Strategic Trade Management Licensing Process.

Experts from the US Department of Energy took the lead in designing and facilitating the exercise included participants from 17 relevant government agencies.

The tabletop exercise was designed to help the STMO test their proposed licensing procedure in preparation for the full implementation of Republic Act 10697, otherwise known as the Philippine Strategic Trade Management Act (STMA). (PR)