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INVESTORS ARE KEY ECONOMIC PLAYERS IN PH – PASCUAL

As Board Chairman of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), Trade Secretary Fred Pascual praised PEZA’s top-performing economic zone developer and locator companies during the Investors’ Recognition Day recently. In its 27th year, PEZA serves as a primary government agency that handles investment promotion in the export industry and ecozone developments in the country. The Authority […]

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DTI LAUNCHES ‘IKOT PALENGKE’ IN MARIKINA CITY

Trade Secretary Fred Pascual steered the pilot run of “Ikot Palengke,” to ensure that the Marikina City public market and supermarkets in the vicinity uphold fair trading and consumer protection amidst inflation and other unprecedented economic factors.  Tagged with the theme, “Tamang Timbang, Tamang Presyo Para sa Mamimiling Pilipino,” Pascual heads the monitoring task force of the […]

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PASCUAL INVITES GERMAN INVESTORS TO PH

Trade Secretary Fred Pascual encouraged German companies to invest in the Philippines during a meeting organized by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Committee of German Business and DTI-Berlin. In his remarks before a combined delegation from both government and the private sector led by Federal […]

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PH EYES PARTNERSHIPS WITH US-APEC BIZ COALITION

Secretary Fred Pascual met with members of the US-APEC Business Coalition during his recent trip to Bangkok, Thailand to attend the 33rd APEC Economic Leaders’ Week. The meeting discussed, among others, the Philippines’ priorities and programs to encourage more foreign investments and boost economic growth. Pascual recognized that the United States remains among the top […]

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PASCUAL INVITES FOOD, AGRICULTURE INVESTORS TO PH

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Fred Pascual expressed a positive outlook toward the Food Philippines Pavilion during the 5th China International Import Expo (CIIE) held recently at Shanghai, China.  “Our participation in the CIIE has become not only a practical response to an opportunity but an imperative to expand our international market, and solidify the Philippines’ […]

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E-COMMERCE A TOOL FOR ECONOMIC DEV’T – PASCUAL

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), in partnership with the Philippine Bar Association, held the 1st eCommerce Congress recently at the Philippine International Convention Center. The event brought together government officials, members of the business sector, civil society organizations, and other stakeholders to pursue the overarching goal of strengthening the eCommerce industry in the […]

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BASIC GOODS AVAILABLE IN PAENG-HIT AREAS – PASCUAL

As chairman of the National Price Coordinating Council, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is coordinating with the Philippine Chamber of Food Manufacturers, composed of manufacturers and retailers of basic necessities and prime commodities (BNPC), to guarantee timely and constant replenishment of goods, particularly in areas affected by Tropical Storm Paeng. After the onslaught […]

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DTI LAUNCHES ‘SWEEPTEMBER’ IN METRO MANILA

As the rainy season peaked in September, the Department of Trade and Industry – Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (DTI-FTEB) launched “Sweeptember” in the National Capital Region (NCR) to ensure stable prices and supply of basic necessities and prime commodities (BNPCs). FTEB Officer-In-Charge (OIC) Director Atty. Marimel Dancel Porciuncula and FTEB OIC Assistant Director Atty. Joseph […]

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PHILIPPINE QUALITY AWARD PROGRAM MARKS 25 YEARS

The Philippine Quality Award (PQA) Program, the country’s highest national recognition for exemplary organizational performance, commemorated its 25th year with the theme “Celebrating Culture of Excellence, Cultivating Competitiveness and Innovation” at the Philippine International Convention Center.   The celebration centers on reminiscing PQA’s achievements, recognizing its stakeholders’ contributions, and launching new projects aimed to cultivate competitiveness […]

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DTI MARKS CONSUMER WELFARE MONTH

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), through its Consumer Protection Group (CPG), has planned activities for the month-long celebration of Consumer Welfare Month (CWM). The DTI will carry the theme, Sustainable Consumerism in the Digital Age with the goal of increasing advocacy for sustainability and encouraging a mindful shift in consumption, particularly when it […]