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The Philippines and China share a long and rich trade history that spans centuries. To celebrate and fortify the enduring ties between the two countries, a bigger and stronger Philippine delegation returns to the 5th China International Import Expo (CIIE) at the National Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai, China, from
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On 10 November 2022, the Philippines joined other ASEAN Member States and the United Kingdom (UK) in endorsing the Work Plan to Implement the ASEAN-UK Joint Ministerial Declaration on Future Economic Cooperation during the 2nd ASEAN Economic Ministers-UK Consultations held at the sidelines of the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summit
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As part of the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings, Trade Secretary Alfredo E. Pascual joined other ASEAN Member States in attending the 21st ASEAN Economic Community Council (AECC) Meeting on 10 November 2022 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The 21st AECC serves as the culmination of a series
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The Philippines and South Korea agreed to further develop supply chain, energy cooperation, and expansion of trade and investment during the second meeting of the Joint Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation (JCTEC) held in Seoul on 18 October 2022.  Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary and Board of
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Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Alfredo E. Pascual pitched the Philippines as a preferred investment destination for Chinese businesses citing the country  as gateway to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and an ideal complement to Hong Kong and Mainland China businesses during the Hong Kong – ASEAN Summit 2022 held
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia – As part of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s visit to Cambodia, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Fred Pascual joined the President during the CEO roundtable meeting with Cambodia business leaders on 10 November 2022.  During the meeting, President Marcos encouraged Cambodian businesses to consider
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The Department of Trade and Industry-Regional Operations Group, through the Bureau of Small and Medium Enterprise Development (BSMED), and the International Labour Organization (ILO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to roll-out digital entrepreneurship and productivity trainings in collaboration with the DTI’s Regional and Provincial Offices nationwide. Through this partnership,
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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will once again hold the Slingshot Conference with the theme “Empowering Future Tech Giants” on 17 November 2022 as one of the major events during the Philippine Startup Week 2022 (PHSW22). Showcasing the success stories of local startups who have made significant strides,
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The Rural Agro-Enterprise Partnership for Inclusive Development and Growth (RAPID Growth) Project is extending its support for the upcoming 2022 Hybrid National Trade Fair happening on November 16-20 at the Megatrade Halls at SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. The RAPID Growth Project aims to expand economic opportunities in agriculture and
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The Department of Trade and Industry – Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (DTI-FTEB)’s month-long focused enforcement operations in October 2022 flagged as “Sweeptober” swept almost P5M worth of uncertified products from the National Capital Region (NCR).  DTI enforcement teams led by FTEB Officer-In-Charge (OIC) Director Atty. Marimel Dancel Porciuncula and OIC
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