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DTI HOLDS 1ST ‘BAGSAKAN’ OUTSIDE NCR JUNE 10-12

The Department of Trade and Industry-Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (DTI-BDTP) partners with Carmelray Industrial Park for the first Bagsakan outside the National Capital Region (NCR) this year. Previously, the Bagsakan Special Project started as an initiative at the onset of the pandemic to sell fresh fruits from the postponed National Food Fair, ensure the continuous supply of food […]

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DTI, GCG INK MOU TO PROMOTE PQA IN GOCCS – LOPEZ

In a bid to further promote competitiveness and long-term sustainability across Government-Owned and -Controlled Corporations (GOCCs), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Governance Commission for GOCCs (GCG) entered into a partnership through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the promotion of the Philippine Quality Award (PQA) Program in the […]

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ENOUGH OXYGEN SUPPLY FOR COVID-19 PATIENTS – DTI

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Board of Investments (BOI) assured the general public that oxygen supply in the country is adequate despite growing demand among hospitals and COVID-19 patients. “We have an ample supply of oxygen and we have more than twice buffer capacity in the event of a surge in […]

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DTI TURNS OVER 50K FACE MASKS TO PNP – LOPEZ

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) turned over the supply of 50,000 face masks to the Philippine National Police (PNP) for distribution to individuals they’ve detained for not wearing their masks properly in public. This was following President Duterte’s order during his recent “Talk to the People” to instead give washable face masks to […]

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DTI, SHOPEE LAUNCH ONLINE NATIONAL FOOD FAIR

The Department of Trade and Industry – Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (DTI-BDTP) partners anew with Shopee Philippines for another online National Food Fair on 10-16 May. The National Food Fair first went online on 16-17 May 2020 and featured 29 micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and their food products. This year, the online National Food Fair […]

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MORE INVESTMENTS, TRADE FROM EUROPE SEEN – LOPEZ

The Philippines is eyeing significant investments from Europe, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said during a virtual investment roadshow recently, dubbed as “Make It Happen In the Philippines: A Forum on the Philippines’ Role in your Business,” targeting European companies. “It is still a good time to do business in the country despite the pandemic,” Lopez […]

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JAPANESE WIRE HARNESS MAKER TO START PH OPERATIONS

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez reported that a Japanese wire harness maker based in Tokyo, Japan, Leading Co., Ltd. is entering the country this year to join the growing ranks of Japanese wiring harness manufacturers operating in the Philippines. “We welcome the expansion of Leading in the Philippines as it will […]

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DTI TO HOLD BUSINESS WEBINAR SERIES FOR OFWS

The Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) Philippine Trade and Investment Centers (PTIC) in Bangkok, Dubai, Jakarta, Jeddah, Kuala Lumpur, New Delhi, Singapore, and Sydney will hold the first episode of the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) webinar series on 30 April 2021 to provide overseas Filipinos (OFIs) with opportunities to invest in the Philippines and […]

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‘LIBRENG FACE MASK PROJECT’ MAKES 30M MASKS – DTI

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) reported that the Free Mask project has produced and delivered 30,808,518 pieces of free cloth washable face masks for the benefit of the “Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino” Program (4Ps) beneficiaries and other marginalized sectors in COVID-19 high-risk areas. DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez said that the consistent efforts of all […]

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MOST NCR ESTABLISHMENTS FOLLOW HEALTH PROTOCOLS

The first-quarter report of the Department of Trade and Industry Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (DTI-FTEB) showed that 94.7% of the business firms and establishments in the National Capital Region (NCR) comply with the government mandated Minimum Health Protocols (MHP). In response to the recent reverting of NCR and its nearby provinces from General Community Quarantine […]