Doing Business in Free Trade Areas (DBFTA) is a trade advocacy and information campaign which aims to increase exporter awareness of the country’s preferential trade agreements. Since its launch in 2010, the program has also become a venue for exporters to navigate the complex Philippine FTA markets, including ASEAN, China, Korea, India, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand.
DTI urges investors to support growth in Agribusiness and Logistics in Northern Mindanao.
6 March 2015
Cagayan de Oro City, March 5, 2015 – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in a meeting today with Northern Mindanao business leaders discussed updates on the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and the country’s European Strategy. Close...
The Philippines becomes a beneficiary of the EU-Generalized System of Preferences Plus (EU-GSP+).
24 February 2015
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) met with local businesses and government agencies in Zamboanga City (24 February 2015) to brief them on how businesses can export to any of the 28 member countries of the European Union (EU) duty free.The Ph...
DTI’s new mission: Seminars on advantages of PHL inclusion in EU-GSP+
10 February 2015
DTI’s new mission: Seminars on advantages of PHL inclusion in EU-GSP+The inclusion of the Philippines in the European Union’s General System of Preferences Plus (EU-GSP+) on Dec. 18, 2014, has given the country trade advantages to the 28-...
Doing Business in Free Trade Areas
27 January 2015
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DBFTA Sectoral Sessions
7 July 2014
DTI conducted 140 DBFTA sessions in 2013. The sessions were participated in by 18,952 businesses, exporters, as well as government officials and members of the academe. The 2013 sessions were focused on the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and ho...