INTERNATIONAL TRADE GROUP (ITG)
Maria Guiza B. Lim
Bureau of Import Services
Atty. Janice S. Dimayacyac
Strategic Trade Management Office
Marie Sherylyn D. Aquia
Bureau of International Trade Relations
Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (BDTP)
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.
Export Marketing Bureau (EMB)
Oversees the development, promotion, and monitoring of PH exports. Provides exporters the enabling environment to make them globally competitive.
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.
Design Center of the Philippines (DCP)
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.
Bureau of Import Services (BIS)
The Bureau of Import Services (BIS) is mandated to undertake activities related to the implementation of legislations which provide relief and assistance to Philippine industries confronted by trade remedy actions, disseminate timely and accurate information on imports to stakeholders and adopt sound import policies, programs and guidelines.
Strategic Trade Management Office (STMO)
Acts as the executive and technical agency of the national government for the establishment of the management systems for the trade in strategic goods, services and technologies to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. STMO will implement strategies, policies and guidelines of NSC-STMCom; establish and maintain a database on strategic goods and on persons engaged in strategic goods trade; issues authorizations or deny applications for authorizations; and undertake enforcement of provisions of the STMA, coordinate with industry, other government agencies and the public.