THE TRADE AND INVESTMENTS PROMOTION GROUP
Promotes efficient marketing and distribution of local products and services, and seeks to expand and strengthen linkages among the country’s micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) through information exchanges and market matching. BDTP also conceptualizes, monitors, and evaluates programs, plans, and projects intended to create awareness of domestic marketing opportunities for new projects, new technologies, and investments.
Assists exporters by developing their core competencies in the areas of marketing, promotion, and capability building through professionally managed and well-selected programs and activities, such as organizing international trade fairs.
Promotes industrial designs as a tool for improving the quality and competitiveness of Philippine products. It services the design needs and requirements of small and medium enterprises by providing services on product/package design, product technology demonstration, design & technicical information, and library information on design-related topics.
Delivers timely and relevant information and assistance to exporters and would-be exporters to enhance their capabilities and global competitiveness as suppliers of quality goods and services to international markets.
The Foreign Trade Service Corps (FTSC) is composed of Trade Representatives or Commercial Attaches representing the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in 28 Philippine Trade and Investment Centers (PTICs) across Europe, North America, and the Asia and the Pacific.
In accordance with the Executive Order No. 540, the FTSC works to advance the country’s trade and investment interests by providing credible information and nurturing relations among foreign and local investors and businesses by bringing down the physical and cultural borders of doing business across countries. FTSC facilitates in a wide support network of consulate offices, trade associations, special interest councils, and our government partners in the Philippines and various trading partners worldwide."