We are pleased to inform you that the Bureau of Philippine Standards (BPS) as the designated WTO Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Enquiry Point of the Philippines will issue WTO TBT Notifications Bulletin every Wednesday at the BPS website (www.bps.dti.gov.ph), containing draft technical regulations and conformity assessment procedures notified by WTO members to the WTO.

The Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Standards (BAFS) in collaboration with the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) conducted a Public Consultative Meeting for the Revision of Philippine National Standard (PNS) Code of Good Animal Husbandry Practices for Chicken (Layer and Broiler) last 13 May 2016 in Animal Health Training and Information Center, Bureau of Animal Industry, BAI compound, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City.

The second Public Consultative Meeting for the draft Philippine National Standard Code of Good Beekeeping Practices and PNS for Honey was conducted last 26 April 2016 alongside the 13th National Beekeeping Convention Cum Symposium. The event was hosted by the Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University – National Apiculture Research, Training, and Development Institute (DMMMSU-NARTDI), in collaboration with the Beekeepers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (BAPI).