• DTI leads coconut roadshow to US

      Philippine delegation for the 2017 Philippine Coconut Roadshow to the United States. The Department of Trade and Industry through its Export Marketing Bureau (EMB) and Philippine Trade and Investment Centers (PTICs) in the United States recently concluded the 2017 Philippine Coconut Roadshow held from 6 to 24 September 2017 in key cities including Los Angeles, Colorado, San Francisco, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. “We see the increasing healthy, non-GMO, and gluten- free lifestyle of the...

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Doing Business in the Philippines

Primer on Doing Business in the Philippines

Primer on Doing Business in the Philippines

Despite the global economic challenges, the Philippines remains bullish as far as creating an ideal climate for both existing and potential investors. Part of the overall effort to achieve this goal is to provide relevant and updated information to local and foreign businessmen. The Board of Investments (BOI), the line agency involved in marketing and investment promotion, came up with this Primer to guide prospective investors in making sound investment decisions. The Primer includes the country’s laws, rules and regulations and policies that govern the procedural requirements
that should be followed. This Primer is intended to provide a better understanding of the Philippine investment regime and thereby entice more businessmen to invest in the country’s priority investment areas. 


Options for Foreign Companies

Options for Foreign Companies

Types of business entities available for foreign companies.

Business Enabling Programmes and Investments for OFWs

List of Business Programmes and Investment Options for OFWs

A summary of business-enabling programmes and investment options for OFWs. The list contains programme descriptions and directories.


2016 Negosyo to Go Packages

2016 Negosyo to Go Packages

List of Philippine Franchisors in the Food, Retail and Services sectors


Usapang Pera: Mga Dapat Alamin (A PDIC Guidebook in Basic Banking and Financial Transactions)

Usapang Pera: Mga Dapat Alamin (A PDIC Guidebook in Basic Banking and Financial Transactions)

A Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) Guidebook on Basic Banking and Financial Transactions.


The Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC)-Washington is the representative office of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the city.

PTIC-Washington is part of the Philippine Foreign Trade Service Corps (FTSC) of the DTI’s Trade and Investments Promotions Group.

Areas of Coverage: Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

Anguilla, Aruba, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Carribean Islands (Bahamas, Bermuda, British West Indies, Camayan Islands, Turks and Caicos), Commonwealth of Jamaica, Curacao, Grenada, Guadaloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Saba, St Eustatius, St. Maarten, St. Martin, St. Barthelemy, Trinidad and Tobago, the US Virgin Islands

Key Official

Raymond Albert Batac

Raymond Albert H. Batac 
Commercial Counsellor
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Published on November 2017

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