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MAKATI CITY – Widening the playing field for renewable energy in the Philippines, the Board of Investments (BOI), through its One-Stop Action Center for Strategic Investments (OSAC-SI), granted a green lane certification to Copenhagen Infrastructure New Market Fund Philippines Corporation or CI NMF (PH) Corp. for its three offshore wind powerRead more.
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Fred Pascual recognized the significant role of robust public and private partnerships in propelling the country’s automotive industry during the ceremonial turnover of Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation’s (TMP) presidency on 20 February 2024. He also recognized TMP and the broader automotive industry’s contributionRead more.
QUEZON CITY – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) officially announced its stellar lineup of startups and enterprises for the Incubation, Development, and Entrepreneurial Assistance (IDEA) and Accelerating Development, Valuation, and Corporate Entrepreneurship (ADVanCE) for Creatives programs last 19 February 2024 at the Launchgarage Innovation Hub, Quezon City. TheseRead more.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has engaged with the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) in raising awareness on the harmful effects of vape on minors, including the illegal sale of the product. The engagement covers the launch of a communication campaign on the barangay level,Read more.
Japan stands as a cornerstone of foreign direct investments (FDI) for the Philippines and tangible outcomes are now seen following President Marcos' recent visit to Japan to further solidify both countries’ vital economic partnership. On February 15, 2024, President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. spearheaded the lighting-up ceremony for the ExpressRead more.
PASAY CITY – In the recent Board meeting held at LIMA Technology Center – Special Economic Zone (LTC-SEZ) in Malvar, Batangas, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) reported a total of PhP 12.096 billion in investments in the first two months of 2024, marking an 18.66% surge compared to theRead more.
Recent data indicate the significant impact of the state visits of President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr., together with Department Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Fred Pascual and other Cabinet officials, on the Philippine economy as the national government recorded a notable increase in net foreign direct investments (FDI) inflows acrossRead more.
PASAY CITY - Guided by His Excellency President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s earlier pronouncement on the importance of ecozones as a tool for socioeconomic growth and development, Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Tereso O. Panga is positive that there will be an increase in medical and drug manufacturing-relatedRead more.
MAKATI CITY–The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) together with the Department of Agriculture (DA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC) to collaborate in the development of a mega food hub in Clark City, on 19 February 2024. The planned National Food HubRead more.
BORACAY, PHILIPPINES – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), in partnership with GameOps Inc. and the Game Developers Association of the Philippines (GDAP), kick-started the first-ever GameDev Summit (GDS) on 15 February 2024 at Boracay Island, Philippines. Attended by over 300 participants and over 72 companies from 32 countries, theRead more.