Innovate: The Challenge to Exporters
Export Development Council (EDC)
May 20, 2016

The Department of Trade and Industry encourages exporters to innovate on products, processes and marketing approach to enhance domestic production and be more competitive.?

In the recent Forum on the Regionalization of the Philippine Export Development Plan 2015-2017 for Regions 1, 2, 3 and Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), DTI- Export Marketing Bureau Director Senen Perlada emphasized the 8th strategy of the Philippine Export Development Plan (PEDP) 2015-2017. Strategy 8 is enhancing the innovative capacity of the export sector through an efficient system of national innovation, some activities included under this strategy are improving exporter?s access to appropriate knowledge networks that will help them find and identify relevant technologies and information and providing resources and incentives for undertaking joint research activities and other technical collaboration among firms. He remarked that the strategy was personally added by the President which aims to develop and diffuse new technologies. ?

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