Inclusive business: Capacitating the domestic industries to go global Business Mirror December 7, 2016 THE continuous growth of the Philippine economy—currently looked at globally as the brightest spot in an economically burgeoning region in Asia—is effectively changing the economic scene in the countryside, carrying in its momentum the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have mushroomed nationwide. In the third quarter of 2016 alone, the country’s GDP grew by 7.1 percent, the fastest growing among Asia’s major emerging economies.
National Exporters’ Week highlights participation of SMEs in global trade Business Mirror December 7, 2016 IN celebration of the significant contribution of exports as the main source of the Philippines’ foreign revenue, the 20th edition of National Exporters Week (NEW) is being observed this week with focus on developing, strengthening and integrating the homegrown small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to the global business community.
DTI-EMB relaunches Tradeline Philippines Business Mirror December 7, 2016 IN an effort to enhance the capabilities and competitiveness of local exporters as suppliers of quality goods and services to global markets, as well as help develop potential exporters, the Department of Trade and Industry’s Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) is set to launch on December 7 the enhanced Tradeline Philippines during the National Export Congress (NEC) at the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC). “Tradeline Philippines is positioned as DTI-EMB’s main information and communications technology [ICT] tool in providing its stakeholders with an integrated export information system that will deliver regular trade statistics reports, market and product information, supplier and buyer databases and other...
PH MSMEs urged to go global Export Marketing Bureau December 6, 2016 The Department of Trade and Industry’s Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) is keen on pushing for the inclusion of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) into the global market as they line up activities for the upcoming National Export Congress (NEC) 2016 on December 7 at the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC), Pasay City. “We’ve been exploring and doing initiatives on how we can further help our MSMEs to go global and sustain their presence in the international markets,” said DTI Industry Promotion Group (IPG) Undersecretary Nora K. Terrado.
Industry seeks ways to sustain export momentum Business World December 5, 2016 THIS WEEK’S National Export Congress plans to bring together stakeholders involved in foreign trade in a bid to build on the momentum enjoyed by exports in the last two months. Sergio R. Ortiz-Luis, Jr., president of Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc.(Philexport), said in a phone interview that topping the agenda is how members can ride the export recovery. “The last two months, exports have recovered from the slowdown. We are positive. The speakers at the Congress will be focused on what can be done” to extend the recovery, he said in a phone interview on Dec. 3.