DTI promotes income opportunities through a comprehensive development and promotion program for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) or the 7Ms of MSME development: Mindset, Mastery, Mentoring, Machine, Money, Market, and Models of Negosyo.
You may begin your entrepreneurial journey by registering a business name through the Business Name Registration System (BNRS). After business name registration, you may avail the seminars and trainings. DTI also provides a wide range of resources to help you start and grow your business venture, including a YouTube series on How to Register a Business Name and Marketing 101.
View the latest news, data, and updates on exports, consult our business matching directory, or review our accreditation process for exporters through their dedicated pages. For concerns, visit our sections on enquiries and the Export Trade Complaints Resolution Committee (ETCC).
DTI strictly adheres to legislation promoting trade remedy measures and thus presents a dedicated section detailing provisional trade remedies, concerned offices, and investigative bodies.
As digital technology continues to improve, the potential in E-Commerce continues to grow. See how DTI advances the country’s first Philippine E-Commerce Roadmap through various policies and programs, and catch up on the latest E-Commerce news through DTI’s E-Commerce page.
Want to verify import facilitation requirements? We have a list of goods restricted and prohibited for both importation and exportation.
DTI also offers programs for Overseas Filipinos (OFs), such as the Agri-Negosyo initiative that serves as a one-stop shop of information for OFs, offering a menu of agriculture and agribusiness-related programs and services of the various agencies all under one roof.
Equip yourself with knowledge and skills necessary for market differentiation and economic sustainability through the 7Ms of Successful Entrepreneurs.
DTI believes in enabling businesses to promote trade and investments in the country. Our RIPPLES initiative prepares companies for competitive, export-ready products and services.
Central among our mandates involves facilitating access to knowledge and services among micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) through the Negosyo Center. We also empower local MSMEs through the nationwide OTOP Philippines priority stimulus program and the Go Lokal! Concept Store.
To engage in learning programs for developing competitive MSMEs, our sections on the Kapatid Mentor Me Project and SME Roving Academy present eligibility criteria, seminar schedules, partner agencies, and training modules.
Interested in enlisting your project for our Shared Service Facilities (SSF) program? DTI provides a list of criteria and contact information through the SSF section.
As part of the thrust to provide SMEs access to market and finance, the Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016 includes the development and promotion of industry clusters. The government also extends capital to MSMEs through the P3 program.
DTI recognizes the value of regional economic resilience. To learn how we can help strengthen your business through disaster risk management, consult our section on MSME Disaster Resiliency.