BusinessMirror | By Catherine Pillas | NOVEMBER 29, 2016 The government is planning to construct more roads leading to key manufacturing and economic zones, in a bid to entice investors to set up shop in rural areas. The departments of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Tuesday launched a “convergence” […]

Philippine Daily Inquirer | by Doris Dumlao-Abadilla | 11:54 AM November 29, 2016 The Philippines must seize a “unique but fleeting” window amid emerging trends in global manufacturing to establish itself as a pioneer in high-value manufacturing in Southeast Asia, the head of conglomerate Ayala Corp. Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala said on Tuesday. In a […]

BusinessWorld | By Roy Stephen C. Canivel, Reporter | Posted on November 29, 2016 THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) expects the manufacturing sector to grow 8-10% each year until the end of the government’s term, noting that momentum has been building in that part of the economy since 2013. DTI Secretary Ramon M. Lopez said […]

The Philippine Star | By Richmond Mercurio | Updated November 29, 2016 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has unveiled a new industrial strategy that would revive the country’s manufacturing sector and accelerate further its growth in the coming years. Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said the new strategy would focus […]

The Philippine Star | By Richmond Mercurio | Updated November 27, 2016 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The Board of Investments (BOI) is teaming up with the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Philippine Association of Convention/Exhibition Organizers and Suppliers Inc. (PACEOS) to craft a roadmap for the Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) industry. “We […]