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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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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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DTI BOOSTS PRICE MONITORING OF GOODS – PASCUAL

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) tightened its surveillance and monitoring activities to ensure compliance among commercial establishments and supermarkets amid rising prices of goods. DTI, through its Consumer Protection and Advocacy Bureau (CPAB), officially released the updated suggested retail price (SRP) for basic necessities and prime commodities (BNPCs) as well as school supplies, […]

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DTI CONFISCATES APPLIANCES IN BATANGAS CITY INSPECTION – LOPEZ

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) confiscated appliances from two supermarkets during an inspection in Batangas City. The appliances included light bulbs, rice cookers, electric kettles, and induction cookers that do not have Philippine Standard (PS) marks or Import Commodity Clearance (ICC) stickers for imported products. “When buying electric products, consumers should always check […]