Organizational Chart

The DTI has six major functional groups composed of bureaus that provide support to DTI's line agencies and are involved in line operations, which deliver business and consumer services directly to the stakeholders and the public. These functional groups are:
  • Office of the Secretary (OSEC) - Provides full support and efficient coordination of information to the DTI Secretary and among the functional groups of the Department
  • Industry Development and Trade Policy Group (IDTPG) - In-charge of investment promotion in activities critical to the DTI's trade and industry development program
  • Trade and Investment Promotions Group (TIPG) - Promotes domestic and international trade and commerce
  • Consumer Welfare and Business Regulation Group (CWBRG) - In-charge of the enforcement of laws to protect consumers, consumer education, and formation of consumer groups
  • Regional Operations and Development Group (RODG) - Responsible for the field operations of the DTI in the regions and provinces
  • Management Services Group (MSG) - Delivers effective, adequate, and timely services to clients in the shortest possible time and at the least cost. It also provides industry policies and coordinates and monitors the implementation of the operating plans and programs of the agenda provides an overall information and communication support


Internal Audit Office (IAO)

Office of Policy Research (OPR)

Provides coherent, consistent, and clear trade and industry policies in support of national economic development agenda. Under OPR are the E-Commerce Office and Liaison Office for Legislative Affairs (LOLA).

E-Commerce Office (ECO)
A special unit in DTI focusing on e-commerce. This is in line with Section 29 of Republic Act (RA) No. 8792 or the Electronic Commerce of 2000, which gives the DTI the authority to direct and supervise the promotion and development of electronic commerce in the country with relevant agencies.

Liaison Office for Legislative Affairs (LOLA)

Office of Legal Affairs (OLA)
Provides legal support to the DTI's bureaus and agencies.

Public Relations Office (PRO)
Develops and implements media advocacy programs and activities in support of DTI thrusts. It also monitors, evaluates, and counsels the DTI management on issues in the media environment that may/have impact on DTI plans, programs and projects. It also performs media relations functions.

Office of Special Concerns (OSC)
Coordinates and monitors the DTI's special projects.

Intellectual Property Office (IP Philippines)
Oversees and enforces the overall implementation of IP rights, trademarks, and patents.

National Development Company (NDC)
Invests in businesses where the private sector is not willing to venture into.

Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA)
In-charge of attracting foreign investors to develop or put up export manufacturing plants or regional warehouses in world-class, environment-friendly economic zones (ecozones), the PEZA administers and manages the incentives of 114 approved special ecozones in various parts of the country.


Bureau of Domestic Trade (BDT)
Promotes efficient marketing and distribution of local products and services.

Bureau of Export Trade Promotion (BETP)
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. Under BETP is the Export Development Council (EDC).

Export Development Council (EDC)

Center for International Trade Expositions and missions (CITEM)
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. Under CITEM is the Garments and Textile Industry Development Office  (GTIDO).

Garments and Textile Industry Development Office (GTIDO)
Promotes the country's garments and textile industry.

Design Center of the Philippines (DCP)
Promotes industrial designs as a tool for improving  the quality and competitiveness of Philippine products. 

Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC)

Designs and implements training programs on export marketing and management, entrepreneurial management, quality management and productivity, and trade exhibition management and participation.

Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC)
Provides trade and trade-related services to the private sector, the PITC is also engaged in the importation of various commodities and products to stabilize supply and prices in the domestic market.

Foreign Trade Service Corps (FTSC) - Promo Posts
Promotes Philippine exports and investments overseas through various marketing activities and commercial intelligence works.


Bureau of International Trade Relations (BITR)
Engages and represents the country in bilateral and multilateral trade and investment negotiations.

Bureau of Import Services (BIS)

Facilitates imports, administers import regulation on selected items, and monitors the importation of liberalized and sensitive items, the BIS initiates and conducts preliminary investigations on dumping, countervailing, and safeguard protests.

Foreign Trade Service Corps (FTSC) - Policy Posts
Promotes Philippine exports and investments overseas through various marketing activities and commercial intelligence works.

Center for International Competitiveness (CIC)
Implements quality and productivity programs for industrial competitiveness. Under CIC is the National Competitiveness Council (NCC).

National Competitiveness Council (NCC)

Board of Investments (BOI)
The lead investment promotion agency of the Philippine government, the BOI promotes investments in industries and in the regions for balanced economic development.


Bureau of Product Standards (BPS)
Develops, promotes, and implements standards and related programs nationwide. It also participates and represents the country in various standards-related activities worldwide and an active member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), and the ASEAN Consultative Committee for Standards and Quality.

Bureau of Trade Regulation and Consumer Protection (BTRCP)
Functions as a policy-making body and oversees the overall implementation of trade and consumer protection laws. Under BTRCP are the National Consumers' Affairs Council (NCAC) and National Price Coordinating Council (NPCC)

National Consumers Affairs Council (NCAC)
Oversees the state's consumer protection program being undertaken by agencies charged with consumer programs and enforcement of consumer related laws.

National Price Coordinating Council (NPCC)


Philippine Accreditation Office (PAO)
Handles the accreditation functions of the Bureau of Product Standards (BPS) Accreditation Scheme (BAS) and BPS Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (BPSLAS) and gives formal recognition to conformity assessment bodies (CABs) after assessing their competence to do certification, inspection, testing, and calibration activities.

Philippine Shippers Bureau (PSB)
Helps facilitate the development and growth of foreign trade and the national economy by helping exporters identify the most economical and fastest shipping modes.

Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines (CIAP)
Promotes, accelerates, and regulates the construction industry. Its implementing boards are the Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board (PCAB), Philippine Overseas Construction Board (POCB), the Philippine Domestic Construction Board (POCB), and the Construction Industry Arbitration Commission (CIAC).

Construction Manpower Development Foundation (CMDF)
Oversees the development of human resources of the construction industry in all levels - skilled craftsmen, engineers, supervisors, managers, and contractors. CMDF also draws up an overall construction manpower development plan and relevant strategies and develops/implements manpower training and certification programs.


Bureau of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development (BMSMED)
Initiates and implements programs and projects addressing the specific needs of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the areas of technology development and transfer, financing, marketing, and training. Under BMSMED is the SME Development Council.

SME Development Council

Cottage Industry Technology Center (CITC)
Provides production-related training and technical assistance to furniture, gifts and housewares, fine jewelry, and leather footwear industries all over the country.

Small Business Corporation (SB Corp.)
Supports the development of small enterprises by promoting various modes of financing and credit delivery systems.


Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP)

Supports entrepreneurship and enterprise development among the farmers and landowners and helps ensure the success of their projects.

16 Regional Offices and 74 Provincial/City/Area Offices
Provide services of all the DTI offices in the countryside.


General Administrative Service (GAS)
Provides logistical services (procurement, transport, cashiering, security, and all other utility services) to facilitate operations of all DTI functional and support groups.

Financial Management Service (FMS)
Manages the financial program and a financial monitoring system to ensure fund availability and proper utilization. 

Human Resource Development and Personnel Service (HRDPS)
Designs, implements, and institutionalizes the HRD program, which is aimed at transforming DTI into an agency of choice.

Management Information Service (MIS)
Designs and implements all information technology (IT) initiatives of the DTI.

Office of the Operational Planning (OOP)
Coordinates and monitors implementation of DTI operating plans and programs; assesses performance versus targets set and cost effectiveness.

Trade and Industry Information Center (TIIC)
Develops and maintains media support and provides overall information and communication to advance major DTI key result areas, namely, investment promotion, export expansion, countryside/MSME growth, and consumer welfare.
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