Tuesday, February 28, 2017

7 WV women micro-entrepreneurs to join exhibit in Manila

This traditional buri and pandan bags with a touch of modern items will be showcased at the BDTP Showroom. It is manufactured by Nelanz Crafts of San Lorenzo, Guimaras owned and managed by Ana Rodriguez.

The DTI VI has selected seven women micro-entrepreneurs in the region to join the month-long trade fair of the Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotions (BDTP) in Makati City which runs from March 20 to April 20, 2017.

Monday, February 27, 2017

DTI News Updates: February 2017

DTI-CARP Guimaras joins synchronized planning with DAR, DOST

The DTI – Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (DTI-CARP) Guimaras Unit, along with its provincial counterparts, joined the fourth round of synchronized planning with the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) together with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) at the La Carmela de Boracay Hotel and Resort, Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan from February 15 - 17, 2017.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

SSF to expand coco coir production in Capiz

MOA signing with DTI officials, CASCOFAMCO, and beneficiaries

The Capiz Small Coconut Farmers Marketing Cooperative (CASCOFAMCO) has inked an agreement to its three end-beneficiaries for the use of the Shared Service Facility (SSF) for the Coco Coir Upscaling on February 21, 2017.

Friday, February 24, 2017

FDA LTO certification: A priority for MSMEs

In the 2016 accomplishments of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) unit of the Department of Trade and Industry Region 6, certifications for Food and Drug Administration-License to Operate or FDA-LTO were given foremost importance in assisting food enterprises.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Be aware, check certification marks - DTI Guimaras

The DTI Guimaras Provincial Office started to distribute the Bureau of Product Standards (BPS) Memorandum Circular No. 16-04 or a Policy on the Use and Monitoring of Product Certification Marks to retail stores here.

DTI, Jordan conduct weighing scales inspection

Jordan Public Market, San Miguel, Jordan, Guimaras

The DTI Guimaras Provincial Office joined the team from the Municipality of Jordan in the conduct of weighing scales inspection on February 19, 2017. The activity was conducted at the town’s public market in Brgy. San Miguel, Jordan, Guimaras.

Monday, February 20, 2017

ROLL IT program seen to boost industry access in R6

The DTI VI and Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) were joined by civil society organizations, industry cluster representatives, local government units, and other multi-sectoral groups during the Roads Leveraging Linkages for Industry and Trade (ROLL IT) Program Consultative Meeting on February 20, 2017.

The damaged and nearly-impassable roads leading to industries and trade development areas in the region may soon be addressed under the government’s Roads Leveraging Linkages for Industry and Trade (ROLL IT) Program.

DTI Capiz joins business one stop shop in Tapaz

The DTI Capiz Provincial Office accommodated around 148 applicants secure their business names within two days as it participated in the Business One Stop Shop (BOSS) program of the Local Government Unit of Tapaz, Capiz last January 19 and 27, 2017. 

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Lopez pushes 7 M’s to promote MSMEs

DTI Undersecretary Zenaida C. Maglaya (4th from right), OIC Regional Director Rebecca M. Rascon (5th from right) with provincial directors, division chiefs and staffs during the 1st Quarter Management Review at Marzon Hotel in Kalibo, Aklan on Feb 9-10.

DTI Undersecretary for Regional Operations Group Zenaida C. Maglaya echoed the directive of Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon M. Lopez to strengthen the government support system to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

PCAB license renewal, registration now online

Contractors can now renew their Philippine Contractor's Accreditation Board (PCAB) license and registration through the online Contractors Licensing and Registration System (CLiRS).