GET TO KNOW DTI- MIMAROPA Region


DTI-Region 4B or MIMAROPA is composed of the provinces of Mindoro (Occidental and Oriental), Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan. There are two cities—Calapan and Puerto Princesa—and 71 municipalities in the entire region.
 
MIMAROPA is envisioned as the food basket for the country and a haven for tourism, industry, and technology. It is dubbed as the “Treasure Trove of Southern Luzon.” and is known for its marble products, handicrafts made from indigenous materials, and fruits such as bananas, cashew, and mangoes.
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Calapan City was named the 5th Overall Most Competitive component city, while five other municipalities in MIMAROPA bagged several awards during the recently concluded 10th Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI). Among the 5th to 6th class municipalities, Looc in Occidental Mindoro ranked third in the economic dynamism pillar. For
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Aligned with the mandate of enhancing competitiveness, climate resilience, and green growth for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) received four international project grants to support agriculture-based enterprises in Oriental Mindoro. In 2020, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Korea International
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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Palawan, under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), held an "Operations Management Seminar for Banana Chips Production" for farmers in Aborlan, Palawan on September 21, 2022.  The activity was participated by 20 members of the Aborlan Rainbow Marketing (ARM) Cooperative. This paved the way for
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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) MIMAROPA Regional Office launched its “MIMAROPA Digitally” Program to onboard all types of businesses via digital platforms. MIMAROPA Digitally is a sub-brand of the region’s MIMAROPA Naturally campaign that aims to create a digital ecosystem within the destination of choice through inclusive technology
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As micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) transition to the New Normal, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)- MIMAROPA Region invited 37 Negosyo Center Business Counselors and other DTI employees to undergo a five-day Small Business Counselors Course (SBCC) on Business Diagnosing from 8 - 12 August 2022 in Roxas,
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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – Palawan Provincial Office and the Palawan Provincial Government jointly conducted the Palawan Souvenir Trade Fair in line with the 2022 Baragatan sa Palawan Festival which took place at the Convention Center, Provincial Capitol Compound, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan from June 10 to
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In celebration of the 44th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week with the theme “Pamahalaan kabalikat sa pagtupad ng pantay na edukasyon, trabaho, at kabuhayan tugon sa pagpapalakas ng taong may kapansanan,” the local government unit (LGU) of Mogpog in the province of Marinduque tapped the Department of Trade and
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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – MIMAROPA Regional Office officially launched its third One Town, One Product (OTOP) Philippines Hub in Parañaque City on 12 July 2022.  This retail space features over 28 food and non-food micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) from the provinces of Occidental and
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In an online training program titled, “Food Connect Program”, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) MIMAROPA region tapped the services of the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC) to assist food manufacturers in understanding and applying the standards, documentation, and application of the "gate-to-plate" processes in the food chain. The
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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) MIMAROPA Region assisted seven micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) return to the biggest domestic trade event, the 2022 Hybrid National Food Fair, two years since the onset of the global coronavirus pandemic. Joining the roster of exhibitors from the MIMAROPA Region are
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More than a “Marine Wonderland”, Occidental Mindoro is home to a thriving baking industry with several pastry shops and other bakeries fulfilling the sweet cravings of every Mindoreño. A budding name in the industry is Caramela Sweets from the municipality of San Jose. Relatively new in the business, Ana Carmela
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When people think about how they are going to spend their weekends, most people visualize rest. However, for the family of Chona Calayo, weekends are meant for baking for profit.  Moriones Bakers’ Shoppe started its business operations in 1998 when Ms. Calayo, a former bookkeeper of Marinducare Foundation Inc. purchased
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Marinduque’s business scene is full of success stories passed down from generation to generation. Regio’s family is not a stranger to that narrative with the birth of Lea’s Special Uraro Cookies. Four years before their small business was established, Mrs. Felisa Regio, the nurturer of the Regio family, was already
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A genuine story of success radiates from those who transcend hope and prosperity beyond themselves and towards the world. The story of the San Jose Vendors Multi-Purpose Cooperative dates back three decades ago when in 1989, 25 market vendors from the municipality of San Jose in Occidental Mindoro decided to
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Marinduque, a small island province south of Luzon, is home to inspiring entrepreneurs with stories etched from a vibrant history and culture. One of the thriving household names in the province is the 3 Sisters Homemade Banana Chips. The business is a reflection of a family’s genuine love and connection
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The small island of Marinduque is famously known for its Moriones Festival, an annual Lenten festival observed during the Holy Week. But the beauty of the province’s culture and heritage doesn’t end there. Marinduque is also top of mind when it comes to arrowroot or uraro cookies. But for a small island
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“Innovation is always the name of the game.” – Ellen Muros Behind every success is a story of hardship, mishap, and determination. Ellen Muros, just like the other flourishing entrepreneurs, started her peanut butter business from small capitalization and extraordinary optimism. Hailed from the island of Odiongan in the province
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Success did not come instantly to the members of Samahan ng mga Manggagawa sa Balatasan or SAMASABALATASAN when they venture in seaweed products business. Marife dela Torre, one of the pioneer members of SAMASABALATASAN, recounts that before delving into seaweed business, farming and fishing are the sources of the families’
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