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THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) expects growth in the “low teens” for the construction sector this year, slower than the nearly 16% posted in 2018, due to the election ban on public infrastructure projects and the delayed 2019 budget.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it has signed an order reviving the mandatory testing and certification of flat glass and other subproducts before market entry to ensure the safety of consumers.
THE government said a Dutch shipbuilding company is taking an interest in investing in the Philippines, and among the options it is looking into is working with the Philippine Navy and taking over the facility of Hanjin Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines, Inc. (HHIC-Philippines) in Subic, Zambales.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) released its updated suggested retail price (SRP) list of basic necessities and prime commodities (BNPCs), which reflected price increases in 23% of the items on the list.
THE Philippine Competition Commission and the Department of Trade and Industry signed on Friday a memorandum of agreement (MoA) aimed at facilitating data-sharing between the two agencies and ensuring fair competition among the industries on their watch.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will conduct a preliminary investigation on the surge in imports of ceramic floor and wall tiles after domestic manufacturers said these excessive shipments are hurting the local market.
THE COUNTRY should be able to hit the Trade department’s merchandise export target in 2018, officials of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said on Friday, even though growth will be in low single-digit rate and will lag behind last year’s pace.
PHILIPPINE manufacturing companies face significantly higher logistics costs than those in Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand, according to a report released by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on Thursday.
THE International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will invest $63.5 million to support agriculture-based micro and small enterprises in 20 provinces across Eastern Visayas and Mindanao.
THE Department of Trade and Industry said it has convinced some bread and flour manufacturers to stall price increases until the holiday season.
THE DEPARTMENT of Trade and Industry has announced a price freeze on basic goods in landslide-hit Naga City, Cebu following the declaration of a state of calamity by the city government. Under the Price Act, a declaration of a state of calamity automatically freezes prices “at their prevailing prices” or placed under price controls.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has invited more tech-focused small and medium-scale businesses from Japan to partner with Philippine companies that can help in launching their products in the market.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is seeking to import an additional 150,000 metric tons of rice under a government-to-government scheme, saying that the process will take less time than an open tender.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said 41 manufacturing and retail firms have agreed to delay price increases as an inflation-control measure.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it expects most deals signed with companies in Israel and Jordan will start to be implemented within the year.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it is pushing to expand exports to China in the wake of growing demand, as reflected in robust Philippine participation in Chinese trade shows.
THE DEPARTMENT of Trade and Industry (DTI) has added more items in its suggested retail price (SRP) list for manufactured basic necessities and prime commodities.
THE Department and Trade and Industry (DTI) said it hopes to attract more investment from European Union (EU) medical technology companies, citing the potential for domestic demand growth created by the surging health care needs of elderly patients.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has updated the implementing rules and regulations of the Business Name (BN) Law to incorporate an industry benchmarking system while harmonizing it with the Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) Act of 2018, among other laws.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) threatened wet market vendors with closure or price controls if retail prices do not more closely mirror the decline in farmgate prices.
THE GOVERNMENT is rushing to liberalize the importation of sugar to address supply issues after a major Mexican bottler gave up its rights to make and sell Coca-Cola products in the Philippines.
TRADE SECRETARY Ramon M. Lopez said a shift to federalism will mean that regions will have to compete to attract investors, regardless of the aid available to the poorest regions.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it will ask the Bureau of Internal Revenues to investigate foreign shipping lines to validate whether they are paying taxes properly on what it called “excessive” cargo charges.
The Department of Trade and Industry is encouraging Japan's manufacturers to invest in the Philippines, citing the country's growth in the sector. “The Philippines is...
The Department of Trade and Industry has requested the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) to look into "excessive" charges imposed by foreign shipping lines to...
THE Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI) is opposing the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) proposed rules that would require companies to include sugar content of beverages on labels.
BUSINESSES are looking to invest in the Eastern Visayas in industries such as water transport, hospitals, agribusiness, mass housing, and agro-processing, according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it is expecting to impose a suggested retail price (SRP) scheme for basic agricultural commodities including rice and livestock products.
By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter President Rodrigo R. Duterte has ordered the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to place health warning labels on sugar-sweetened...
WITH added funding set aside for lending to micro, small and medium enterprises, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it hopes to eliminate the need for so-called “5-6” informal lenders by 2022.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has directed involved agencies to fast-track the terms of the new Ease of Doing Business Law of...
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it found no “factual or technical” basis to the allegations that local quenched tempered (QT) steel is unsafe for high-rise construction.
THE DEPARTMENT of Trade and Industry (DTI) has ordered several shops in Recto, Manila to pull out school supplies found to have high levels of mercury.
NOTEBOOKS AND other paper-based products are expected to increase as consumers begin buying supplies for the school opening in June. “We are expecting the...
The Department of Trade and Industry is looking to boost its livelihood programs in Boracay to especially assist micro, small, and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs)...
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