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DTI PROMOTES PH FOOD PRODUCTS IN HONG KONG – LOPEZ

The Philippine Trade and Investment Center Hong Kong (PTIC-HK), in partnership with the Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong SAR, PTIC – Beijing, PTIC – Guangzhou, PTIC – Shanghai, the Office of the Agriculture Counsellor of the Philippines in Beijing, Department of Trade and Industry -Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB), DTI Baguio – Benguet, and the […]

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PH’S EXPORTS GAIN $563.9M IN JUNE – LOPEZ

Total Philippine exports surged to an almost double-digit increase in June this year by 9.49% gaining $563.9M.  The growth is attributed to the reopening of the global markets like US, China and EU, as well as the continuing policy to keep the export operations at full capacity despite the lockdowns.  Meanwhile, imports grew slower at […]

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DTI, DA, ROBINSONS LAUNCH PRD PROGRAM – LOPEZ

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), in partnership with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and Robinsons Supermarkets, relaunched the Presyong Risonable Dapat (PRD) Program to provide consumers access to low-cost frozen meat options amid the pandemic. This year’s Frozen Meat Edition aims to bring pork and chicken products to the consuming public at their lowest prices. […]

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FRENCH COMPANY TO BUILD SHIPYARD IN PH- LOPEZ

A French company pledged ₱1.5 Billion in investments for a shipyard project in the Philippines that may potentially create 500-600 direct and indirect jobs. This was revealed during the 9th Philippine-France Joint Economic Committee (JEC) meeting held recently where high-level economic discussions and commitments forged on bilateral cooperation covering agriculture, civil aviation, aeronautics and space, […]

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PH EXPORTS RECORD 29.8% GROWTH IN MAY 2021 – LOPEZ

Philippine exports led the way to the continued expansion of global trade, spurred on by the gradual opening of major economies abroad as it contributed $5.89-B to total trade or a 29.8% growth for May 2021, over the previous year’s $4.54-B. This effectively shrunk the Balance of Trade by $329.9M from April 2021 figures, even […]

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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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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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‘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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PH, INDIA TAP NEW TRADE, INVESTMENT DEALS – LOPEZ

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez pushed for further strengthening of the Philippines and India’s trade and investment relationship during the virtual courtesy call of India Ambassador to the Philippines Shambhu Kumaran recently. Both countries discussed the necessary steps to create more market opportunities and improve their bilateral trade relations. Lopez discussed […]

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NAT’L ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR GOES ONLINE – LOPEZ

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has launched the National Arts and Crafts Fair (NACF) Artisanal Shop to help micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and Indigenous People (IPs) market their artisanal products online amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The NACF Artisanal Shop is being launched through the DTI’s Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (DTI-BDTP) […]