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PH to share its 'great economic story' with US investors

Mar 02, 2016 - 11:25 AM

Philippine government and business leaders aim to drum up investor interest and soothe concerns over the elections

SHINING. The government is marketing the Philippine economy as Asia's bright spot in order to entice foreign investments. File image by Rappler

New trade chief Cristobal: DTI will work 'beyond administrations'

Jan 04, 2016 - 10:25 PM

For newly appointed Trade Secretary Adrian Cristobal Jr too little time is not a reason for the agency to just coast along

TOO LITTLE TIME. New DTI Secretary Cristobal tells colleagues: 'Some may think there is too little time to try anything new, new ideas and approaches. That is not the DTI way.' Photo by DTI

Aquino appoints Cristobal as new trade chief

Dec 29, 2015 - 5:52 PM

The appointment of the new DTI chief takes effect on December 31 2015

NEW TRADE CHIEF. Adrian Cristobal Jr takes over the DTI. Rappler file photo

PH, Russia eye better trade, joint fight vs drug trafficking

Nov 18, 2015 - 5:47 PM

Russia says it also wants open avenues for military and defense cooperation with the Philippines

Photo from APEC 2015

DTI: Growth not inclusive without MSMEs

Sep 25, 2015 - 7:30 PM

APEC ministers are setting policy to support the integration of micro small and medium enterprises in international markets and global value chains

INCLUSIVE. Department of Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo stresses "without micro, small, and medium-size enterprises (MSMEs) in the global market, growth cannot be inclusive.” Photo from APEC PH 2015 Twitter account

DTI chief makes final push for MSMEs initiatives

Sep 17, 2015 - 6:34 PM

Gregory Domingo also confirms he will stay as DTI chief at least until after the country s hosting of the APEC Leaders’ Summit in November

FINAL PUSH. DTI chief Gregory Domingo says he will continue pushing initiatives for micro, small and medium enterprises, which represent 98% of all registered businesses.

Aquino wants DTI's Domingo to stay until APEC summit

Sep 14, 2015 - 5:46 PM

Trade Secretary Gregory Domingo says his resignation date can be adjusted as the President told him some Cabinet members think he should stay until the country concludes its Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings hosting

WON'T YOU STAY? President Aquino hopes that Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo (left) will see the country's hosting of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings through conclusion. Photo from the Malacañang Photo Bureau

Trade Secretary Domingo resigns – Palace

Sep 12, 2015 - 5:02 PM

3RD UPDATE Domingo s resignation is still under consideration says Palace Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr

Despite SONA 2015 snub, small businesses still gov't priority

Jul 30, 2015 - 8:30 AM

With its remaining time the Aquino administration plans to use APEC and new laws as a platform to push the growth of micro small and medium enterprises in the country

PH, Japan sign action plan on industrial partnership

Jul 17, 2015 - 3:23 PM

The action plan will help elevate the Philippines into the ASEAN manufacturing and human resources development hub

Startup ecosystem: 4 cues PH can take from Singapore

Jul 16, 2015 - 2:26 PM

The Philippines has a long way to go and many lessons to learn from Singapore when it comes to a startup ecosystem Some thought leaders in the tech scene chime in on what these lessons are

Philippine government officials, private sector, and academe join hands in developing the Philippines’ national innovation center. Photo from Tech in Asia.

PH startup community working to create a winning team

Jul 07, 2015 - 1:44 PM

With government help and the ripe Asia Pacific market local startups have a chance to attract global attention

French aerospace firms eye stronger presence in PH

Jul 06, 2015 - 2:08 PM

2 US construction firms also plan to set up shop in the country Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo says

Is Nanay Tess' bagoong ready for ASEAN integration?

Jun 14, 2015 - 8:33 PM

Will a borderless economic community by yearend hurt or benefit microenterprises in the Philippines like Nanay Tess bagoong business?

SMELL OF SUCCESS. Teresita Valdez aims to be the country's no.1 bagoong exporter. The photo from Citi Philippines shows Valdez and her husband overlooking the operations of their bagoong factory

PH eyes 3 more bilateral agreements

May 27, 2015 - 5:50 PM

Mexico Chile and Canada want to forge bilateral accords with Southeast Asia s fastest growing economy

BILATERAL ACCORDS. Mexico, Chile and Canada want to explore possibilities of forging bilateral accords with the Philippines. File photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

APEC trade ministers meet on inclusive growth

May 24, 2015 - 10:44 PM

The meetings also attended by ASEAN and WTO officials placed emphasis on cross border opportunities for SMEs

APEC 2015. APEC trade ministers hold 2 day meeting in Boracay to discuss inclusive growth. File Photo / EPA

Start a business in 8 days and 6 steps, gov’t promises

Apr 15, 2015 - 8:55 AM

The reforms are designed to push the country into the top 3 of globally competitive economies

New reforms cut the time it takes to register a new business by more than 4 times

Fitch affirms Philippines' 'BBB-' rating

Mar 18, 2015 - 12:13 PM

The country s BBB rating is one notch below the rating assigned to the Philippines by Moody’s Investors Service and Standard Poor’s

Exports to slow as peso appreciates against euro and yen

Mar 14, 2015 - 11:35 PM

The country’s strong growth story is mainly responsible for the stronger peso says Trade Secretary Gregory Domingo

PH to miss full benefits of EU zero tariffs

Feb 04, 2015 - 8:20 PM

The Department of Trade and Industry wants to be allowed to temporarily export to the European Union duty free while it builds the country’s textile industry

PH deserves a Fitch upgrade – DTI chief

Feb 04, 2015 - 2:51 PM

Trade Secretary Gregory Domingo says the Philippines deserves a Fitch rating upgrade 3 notches higher to investment grade citing stable growth and investor confidence in the country

DTI: Impact of Manila truck ban temporary

Mar 20, 2014 - 8:41 PM

Trade Secretary Gregory Domingo says more companies are interested in using the Batangas port as a result of the Manila daytime truck ban

BANNED. Manila traffic enforcers tow a truck on the first day of the city's daytime truck ban. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

DTI on CNN iReport: 'Diskwento Caravan' a public service

Nov 29, 2013 - 8:30 AM

The discount caravan – a long time initiative of the department – sells at discounted prices basic goods and other products unavailable in disaster areas

CARAVAN REPORT. A recent screenshot of the top image of a CNN iReport on GMA's video regarding discount caravans. Screen shot from CNN

'Powerhouse' business delegation to visit PH

Jan 21, 2013 - 11:02 AM

Top business executives from Citigroup Chevron Coca Cola General Electric JP Morgan Chase and Procter Gamble are visiting Manila from January 23 to 25 to scout for investment and trade opportunities in the Philippines

Why DTI's Panlilio resigned

Jan 15, 2013 - 5:26 PM

Cristino Panlilio s resignation from his post as Trade Undersecretary effective January 16 is already beyond his self imposed government service limit of only two years

Gov't to spend P44-M for Aquino's Australia, NZ state visits

Oct 21, 2012 - 3:51 PM

Aquino will depart Manila at around 9pm Sunday with Auckland New Zealand as his first stop

AUSSIE PRIME MINISTER Julia Gillard (L) with Aquino (R) during their last bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Vladivostok, Russia on November 14, 2012. Malacañang Photo Bureau

OK for airlines to overbook but not pick who to bump off - trade sec

Jun 26, 2012 - 8:04 PM

The Department of Trade and Industry is willing to tolerate the practice of airlines to overbook flights as long as the carriers do not discriminate in choosing who to bump off

Economic managers trumpet gains in US roadshow

Jun 11, 2012 - 4:49 PM

The government s economic managers are on a week long non deal roadshow in key US cities to trumpet recent gains of the country and to highlight the Philippines as a bright spot amid economic slowdown elsewhere