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Tackling Plastic Pollution
With the celebration of the World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) in the Philippines, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), through the Consumer Policy and Advocacy Bureau (CPAB) under the Consumer Protection Group (CPG), conducted the first Consumer Youth e-Forum last 19 March 2021 via online conference. With the WCRD
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Crowd shot of mentees and DTI employees
KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato– The Department of Trade and Industry-12 (DTI-12) has officially launched its first batch of the Kapatid Mentor Microenterprise - Money Market Encounter (KMME-MME) for 2021 with 48 enrolled entrepreneurs. The KMME-MME Online is an upgraded program of DTI in partnership with the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship
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Amidst pandemic, over 180 coffee farmers, investors, and other coffee stakeholders participated in the free advocacy webinar on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) conducted by Department of Trade and Industry Region 2 (DTI-2) in collaboration with the Cagayan Valley Coffee Industry Development Council on 24-25 March 2021. Capacitating coffee enterprises and
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PH-India
MANILA—Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez pushed for further strengthening of the Philippines and India’s trade and investment relationship during the virtual courtesy call of India Ambassador to the Philippines Shambhu Kumaran on 5 April 2021. Both countries discussed the necessary steps to create more market opportunities
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Minamata Convention on Mercury
The Department of Trade and Industry - Bureau of Philippine Standards (DTI-BPS) expressed its strong support to gradually phase out mercury-containing products in order to protect human health and the environment in a roundtable meeting with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) on 09
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galvanized steel coils
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through the Bureau of Philippine Standards (BPS) issued the Department Administrative Order (DAO) 20-10, series of 2020 or “The New Technical Regulation Concerning the Mandatory Product Certification of Hot-Dip Metallic-Coated and Pre-Painted Galvanized Steel Coils and Sheets for Roofing and General Applications”. The
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Free webinar on Basic Business Record Keeping poster
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Rizal through Negosyo Center Morong on Monday, 15 March 2021, hosted a free webinar on Basic Business Record Keeping via Facebook Live. This is part of interventions under the Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay (NSB) Program, where recipients of NSB Livelihood Kits are assisted
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National Arts & Crafts Fair
MANILA — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has launched the National Arts and Crafts Fair (NACF) Artisanal Shop to help micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and Indigenous People (IPs) market their artisanal products online amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The NACF Artisanal Shop is being launched through the
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TELCO EQUIPMENT
SERCOMM Philippines continues to ‘Make It Happen in the Philippines ’as it announced a major milestone with production of its networking and broadband equipment recently reached 10 million units. The telecommunications and broadband equipment manufacture has posted investments totaling USD45 M, to date, since opening in Carmelray Industrial Park 1
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The Department of Trade and Industry - Marinduque (DTI-Marinduque) Provincial Office, in partnership with the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Marinduque, the Provincial Government of Marinduque and the Municipal Government of Boac, reopens the Marinduque Expo 2021 with the theme “Nagkakaisang Pagtugon ng Marindukenyo sa mga Hamon ng Pandemya
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