DTI hopes PH can keep European Union trade perks

Inquirer.net 01/14/2018

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) hopes to keep its preferential trade arrangement with the European Union (EU), expecting the bloc would to look past the “political noise” under the Duterte administration, a top official said.…

DTI upbeat on growth of manufacturing sector

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/30/2017

  Following the impressive growth of Philippine manufacturing during the first nine months of 2017, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) expressed confidence the sector will continue to outperform its Southeast Asian neighbors amid rosy business…

DTI program targets tech-based startups

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/26/2017

FOLLOWING the success of its mentorship program for micro, small, and medium enterprises, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is set to embark on a similar project this time for tech-based startups. Dubbed as Startup Island…

DTI opens Negosyo Centers in Cebu’s ‘Yolanda corridor’

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/22/2017

THE Department of Trade and Industry is poised to “create new entrepreneurs” as it opens more Negosyo Centers (NCs) mostly in the northern part of Cebu before the end of 2017. From October to November, DTI-Cebu launched…

Google DevFest 2017 focuses on programmers, startups

Elizah Dela Rosa 11/20/2017

What qualities are sought for by companies when hiring programmers? These are some of the questions raised during the 5th Developers Fest spearheaded by online search giant Google in its GDayX Cebu 2017 event held at JCentre…

 DTI notes rise in prices of ham, queso de bola

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/08/2017

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has monitored only marginal changes in the prices of most Noche Buena products this year from 2016, but consumers should expect to pay more for ham this holiday season. Dinah…

New DTI rules to empower consumers

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/11/2017

CONSUMERS are expected to be more empowered as the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) seeks to implement changes in business name registration. Under the Department Administrative Order (DAO) on the Revised Rules and Regulations implementing the…

DTI set to investigate sale of substandard angle bars

Ador Vincent Mayol 08/31/2017

The regional Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-7) office will look into reports of the proliferation of uncertified and substantard angle bars in Central Visayas. Zaide Bation, chief of the DTI-7’s consumer welfare and business regulation, said…

DTI pushes for innovation ecozones for startups

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/08/2017

In a bid to turn the Philippines into a magnet for startups, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is pushing for the creation of innovation economic zones across the country. Senen Perlada, director of the DTI’s…

28 MSE bizmen ready for DTI mentors

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/01/2017

ANOTHER batch of local entrepreneurs will undergo a mentoring program which can help them become successful in their business ventures. The third batch of the Department of Trade and Industry’s Kapatid Mentor Me mentees, comprising 28 Cebu-based…

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