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STATEMENT ON THE COUNTRY’S PARTICIPATION AT THE 5th CHINA-SOUTH ASIA EXPO AND 25th CHINA KUNMING IMPORT AND EXPORT FAIR

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) remains committed in supporting Filipino exporters and traders in maximizing opportunities that will help them gain access to markets such as China. On 18 June 2018, Philippine Star published ‘PH officials no show in China expo’ mentioning that the country failed to take advantage of the said exposition […].....»»

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Phil Trade Training Center: Home of the ASEAN SME Academy

The Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC) paves the way to a more convenient, wider, and open-access online trainings and resources for the Philippines’ Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), as the Center becomes the new administrator of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Academy or the ASEAN SME Academy. […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsJun 18th, 2018Related News

DTI Revving up for Project One: One Form, One Number, One Portal—Government to use for the first time the Design Sprints technology to improve business registration

The Department of Trade and Industry-Competitiveness Bureau, as temporary secretariat of the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), following the enactment of Republic Act 11032 known as the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018, is set to implement its first project called Project One. Project One is designed to develop solutions to improve […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsJun 14th, 2018Related News

Doing Business Taskforce implements groundbreaking reforms in Starting A Business to gear up for the next round of  the Doing Business Report

The Department of Trade and Industry, as the chair of Doing Business Task Force, is pleased to highlight the reform initiatives undertaken to improve the ease of doing business and level up the Philippines’ global competitiveness ranking. Key reforms include Quezon City’s Business One-Stop Shop (BOSS) which streamlines the process registration process into just three […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsJun 14th, 2018Related News

DTI REPORTS ON EASE OF DOING BUSINESS REFORMS

Sec. Lopez calls on gov’t agencies to “Execute, execute, execute” reform initiatives   The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) announced during the 6th Ease of Doing Business (EODB) Summit on 13 June 2018 at the PICC in Pasay City that the government has already implemented nineteen reforms that it hopes will have an impact in […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsJun 14th, 2018Related News

Philippine cacao draws interest from Swiss chocolatiers

Geneva, Switzerland – Department of Trade and Industry’s Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC) – Geneva tested the cadmium level of Philippine cacao beans and the results are encouraging!   “Davao-sourced fermented cacao beans have low cadmium level that is well within the acceptable values, providing a big opportunity for Filipino cacao farmers,” said Michiel […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsJun 9th, 2018Related News

PH advances support for startups, opens hub in San Francisco

The Department of Trade and Industry through its Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC) in Silicon Valley advances efforts in promoting the Philippine startup ecosystem development through projects that support the growth of the community. In partnership with the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco (SF PCG), PTIC Silicon Valley recently launched the Spark447, a […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsJun 9th, 2018Related News

DTI leads Filipino food promotion in Calgary

Following the successful kick-off in Vancouver, the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will bring the “Flavours of the Philippines” In-Store Promotion to T&T Supermarket in Pacific Place Mall, Calgary, Alberta from 8 June to 10 June 2018. “It is very timely to showcase the quality of Filipino brands to celebrate our Filipino heritage in […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsJun 9th, 2018Related News

PH, ROK TO ESTABLISH JOINT COMMISSION FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC COOPERATION.

PH, ROK TO ESTABLISH JOINT COMMISSION FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC COOPERATION......»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsJun 7th, 2018Related News

DTI chief opens Bagong Buhay Boracay store

Boracay initiative to help MSMEs of Boracay, Aklan MAKATI – Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez led the opening of the Bagong Buhay Boracay store, the latest program of the agency in providing market access to the products of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) from Boracay. “This is just the beginning of […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsJun 7th, 2018Related News

PH visit to South Korea raises USD 4.8B investment pledges, 50,800 jobs

SOUTH KOREA—The Philippine (PH) business delegation and South Korean counterparts signed a total of USD 4.8B-worth of investment pledges and business expansion intentions during the PH-Republic of Korea (ROK) Luncheon and Business Forum on 5 June 2018. These agreements are estimated to generate 50,800 employment opportunities in the country. The Department of Trade and Industry […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsJun 6th, 2018Related News

DTI meets Azerbaijan Ambassador to discuss oil, food trade

  MAKATI—Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon M. Lopez met with Azerbaijan Ambassador Tamerlan Garayev last 31 May to discuss trade opportunities between Azerbaijan (AZ) and the Philippines (PH). “Our meeting with Consul Garayev is part of President Rodrigo Duterte’s strategy to seek out non-traditional trading partners. We see a lot complementation between our countries,” said […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsJun 5th, 2018Related News

DTI URGES SCHOOL SUPPLIES SELLERS TO FOLLOW SRP

In time for the opening of school, the Department of Trade and Industry urges stores in the Philippines selling school supplies to sell their products within the Suggested Retail Prices (SRP). The DTI recently published the price guide for school supplies in May 2018. The suggested retail price  (SRP) list covered different brands and corresponding prices […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsJun 5th, 2018Related News

PCAB CONTRACTORS CAN NOW PAY LICENSING AND REGISTRATION FEES ONLINE

The Department of Trade and Industry- Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines (DTI-CIAP) and the Landbank of the Philippines entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) on 12 February 2018 to provide fast and efficient alternative payment collection services to CIAP clients such as Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board (PCAB) contractors. Sinceend of April 2018, contractors can […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsJun 5th, 2018Related News

PCAB contractors can now pay licensing and registration fees online

The Department of Trade and Industry- Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines (DTI-CIAP) and the Landbank of the Philippines entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) on 12 February 2018 to provide fast and efficient alternative payment collection services to CIAP clients such as PCAB contractors. Since end of April 2018, contractors can directly transact […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsJun 2nd, 2018Related News

Aris assures no service vacuum for B’vista folk

By JUNE S. BLANCO REP. Erico Aristotle Aumentado (Bohol, 2nd District) assures the Buenavistanhons that there will be no “service vacuum” in the town in the wake of the killing last Sunday of Buenavista Mayor Ronald Lowell “Sample” Tirol. Aumentado immediately met now Mayor Dave Duallo and the Sangguniang Bayan after the incident, for a […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsJun 2nd, 2018Related News

Trade chief highlights importance of product packaging to MSMEs: Pack! Pinas roadshow wraps up before hundreds of regional entrepreneurs

  CAVITE — Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon M. Lopez emphasized the importance of well-designed product packaging to Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the final leg of the Pack! Pinas roadshow last 29 May in Cavite. “As part of the mandate given by President Rodrigo Duterte to help MSMEs, DTI […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsMay 31st, 2018Related News

DTI, CTU TO LAUNCH FOOD INNOVATION CENTER IN TUBURAN & DAANBANTAYAN

The Department of Trade and Industry Cebu Provincial Office (DTI Cebu), in coordination with the Cebu Technological University (CTU), will soon launch a “Food Innovation Center” in Tuburan and Daanbantayan, Cebu. The center is meant to provide micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) a facility to improve food production/ processing and develop new ideas for […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsMay 31st, 2018Related News

Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service  Delivery Act: A gamechanger, says DTI

The Department of Trade and Industry expressed optimism that the newly-enacted Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018 will make doing business in our country easier as it promotes efficient government. “Under the EODB/Efficient Government Act, businesses can expect streamlined processes, reduced processing times from all government agencies, including government-owned […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsMay 29th, 2018Related News

DTI’s Philippine Trade Training Center:  the Philippines’ Global MSME Academy

29 May 2018 – The Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC) takes a leap as it embraces its new role as the Philippines’ Global MSME Academy, by virtue of a Department Order (DO) issued and signed by Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez on April 18, 2018. The order designates PTTC as a Center […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsMay 29th, 2018Related News