DTI-EMB to hold DBFTA in Caraga
Business Mirror
July 20, 2016

THE Export Marketing Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is conducting a series of seminars on Doing Business in Free Trade Areas (DBFTA) and the Generalized Scheme of Preferences (GSP) from July 19 to 21 in Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Sur and Agusan del Norte, respectively.

The DBFTA program is an initiative that aims to increase the awareness of Filipinos regarding the benefits of free-trade agreements (FTAs) and GSP.

Exporters, would-be exporters, entrepreneurs, government agencies, local government units, faculty members and students are encouraged to attend the sessions to learn more about the preferential tariff treatments enjoyed by the Philippines.

Discussions will also highlight export opportunities and consumer trends in the European Union, the United States, Canada and other FTA trading partners of the Philippines.

The speakers for the DBFTA sessions are Suraida U. Guro, assistant chief from the EMB; Justinne Marie D. Santos and Rudolph Jay D. Velasco, Trade and Industry Development specialists from the EMB.

For more information and inquiries regarding the Caraga DBFTA, please contact EMB at (02) 465-3300 and look for Gina Verdeflor (local 208) or Justinne Santos (local 222).

The DBFTA is conducted every second and last Thursday of the month at the DTI International Building, 375 Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City.□

Justine Marie D. Santos , Export Marketing Bureau, Department of Trade and Industry