Latest News about the Secretary

MAKATI CITY–On April 17, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) and Jollibee Group Foundation (JGF), aimed at the empowerment of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). This sealed partnership aligns with DTI Secretary Fred Pascual's strategic vision for
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WASHINGTON, D.C.– On the sidelines of the United States-Japan-Philippines Trilateral Meeting, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Fred Pascual engaged in discussions with representatives from Wagmi Solutions (WS), the parent company of NanoForge Technologies. Their meeting focused on NanoForge's plans to establish a manufacturing facility in the Philippines dedicated
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WASHINGTON, D.C.–On 12 April 2024, the Philippine delegation, led by President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Fred Pascual, highlighted the rapid expansion of the country's aerospace sector. They cited the success of Collins Aerospace Philippines, a division of (RTX) and a PEZA registered
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WASHINGTON, D.C.–Acknowledging the continued confidence of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in the Philippines, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Fred Pascual welcomed PwC Philippines’ planned Global Acceleration Center project, set to generate at least 5,000 new jobs for Filipinos. This meeting was one of the DTI chief’s sideline engagements during the
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