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SIXTEEN top Philippine food manufacturers will headline the Philippine delegation that will showcase their products at Food Taipei, the Taipei International Food Show to be held from June 21 to 24, at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center. Organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (Taitra) and considered as one...
INDIA, long considered a sleeping economic giant, is now undoubtedly cementing its position as among the world’s major economies. As of the fourth quarter of 2016, it enjoyed the distinction of being the world’s fastest-growing major economy, with growth rates averaging over 7 percent. Undoubtedly, India has become an attractive...
THE Department of Trade and Industry’s Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) and the Philippine Trade and Investment Centre (PTIC) Tokyo in partnership with the Philippine Software Industry Association (PSIA), and the Department of Information Communication and Technology (DICT) held an Outbound Business Matching Mission (OBMM) for the information technology-business-process management...
FOLLOWING President Duterte’s instruction to revive and to strengthen the country’s footwear industry, Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez and members of the Philippine Footwear Federation Inc. (PFFI) identified possible solutions to existing obstacles that hamper the shoe industry’s growth. “Technological improvement remains an industry concern. While there are patrons who...
THE “Slow Food” movement in Switzerland has progressed into high gear recently with books and films raising awareness of the dangers of a fast-food diet for humans and the planet. Two leading retailers, Migros and Coop, played a key role in the Slow Food movement since the early 1990s...
BUSINESS columns tend to feature opportunities for our exporters and industry stakeholders. Creative economy, creative thinking  and creative cities are topics not usually associated with trade and investment. However, it is a well-known saying that the first industrial revolution was driven by engineering; the second was driven by electricity...
From May 17 to May 20 a South Korean delegation of large food companies visited the Philippines to source products from the International Food Exhibit (Ifex) and to conduct a trade facilitation workshop for Philippine food exporters and small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The workshop was held in the World...
SINGAPORE remains a strong economic ally for the Philippines. The country is its third source of investment in the world, with a contribution of $156.2 million in the $7.933-billion net foreign direct investments of the Philippines in 2016. Singapore is also the No. 1 source of investment in the Asean...
THE Philippines, through its Department of Trade and Industry’s Center for International Trade Exhibitions and Missions (DTI-Citem), highlighted top Asean food brands during the International Food Exhibition Philippines (Ifex) at the World Trade Center and Philippine Trade Training Center in Pasay City from May 19 to 21. Dubbed as Taste...
Conclusion WHILE the initiative has stalled for some time, the interest in linking Davao and General Santos to Bitung in North Sulawesi has remained high, given the economic importance of this project to the two countries. At its heart, the Davao/General Santos-Bitung route will connect two major islands—Mindanao and Sulawesi—and allow...
AS potentials of the halal industry rise at the global market, the Philippines is making sure of sailing with it and taking its advantage to uplift the Philippine economy by developing and promoting the halal business, and contributing to the government’s programs in alleviating poverty by providing economic opportunities...
THE Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (Citem), the export promotion arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), prepares local companies to get more export deals in the global private label market during IFEX Philippines from May 19 to 21 at the World Trade Center, Metro...
Part One THE Philippines and Indonesia are among the member-states in the Asean looking to boost bilateral economic relations from enhanced connectivity in the region. The Asean has long recognized that enhancing intraregional connectivity—through improved physical, institutional and people-to-people linkages—will further facilitate trade, promote economic growth, narrow development gaps and...
THE Department of Trade and Industry’s Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB), in partnership with DTI-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), presented its programs and services to the participants of the Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc.-CAR (Philexport-CAR)  Strategic Planning Workshop on May 4 and 5 at H100 Ecolodge, Church of Resurrection, Baguio City. Over 30...
By Agnes Legaspi | Assistant Director, DTI-EMB TOKYO, Japan—The Philippine team, composed of the information and communications technology (ICT) and business-process management (BPM) companies, on Tuesday organized an IT–BPM seminar and prearranged a business-to-business (B2B) meeting in Osaki Bright Core, Tokyo, Japan, as part of the Outbound Business Matching Mission...
By Kathleen Joyce D. Bondoc / Office of the Undersecretary for Trade and Investments Promotions Group / Department of Trade and Industry AS the halal export industry continues to grow in the global market, the Philippines is taking steps to advance its own through halal-industry development and promotion among exporters. Eyeing an...
By Justinne Marie D. Santos TARLAC CITY—The Philippine Information Agency (PIA), in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry’s Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) and other government agencies, organized a series of campus fora as part of its Asean Communication Plan. The first leg in the series was held on...
By Gliceria N. Cademia Conclusion THE RIPPLES program is anchored in PEDP Strategy 1.  The key export sectors of services are IT-BPM sectors (software development, animation and game); technical and trade-related, computer and information services; engineering services outsourcing; and other business services. The RIPPLES is designed to increase exports and investments, and...
By Benedict M. Uy / Director of Commercial Affairs, Manila Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei Foreign Trade Service Cops-DTI Conclusion ON the part of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei and the DTI, our “business as usual” is to promote Philippine exports to Taiwan and invite Taiwanese investors to...
THE Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (Citem) said it earned over P6.73 billion in export, domestic and retail sales over the last five years, and expects to generate around P843 million for the staging of its twice-yearly trade exhibition in April and October  2017. “Manila FAME has been...
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