President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed Executive Order No.64 reviving Barter Trade in Mindanao, an Act which will surely uplift the economic condition of the Bangsamoro people. But prior to PRRD signing,BFBCI with the Mindanao Development Authority pushed that reviving the barter trade would “help create jobs and business opportunities for the Bangsamoro in Mindanao,and provide better options for them in their pursuit for better life, enhance agro-industrial productivity, and promote trade and commerce between and among the member countries of EAGA”(NBC)

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