Following the approval and registration of the two main Participating Car Makers (PCMs) Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and Toyota Motors Corp., the Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy (CARS) Program is now ready to take on the development of the automotive parts manufacturing industry. The program expects an influx of investment project applications from prospective Participating Part Makers […]

The government encouraged the country’s players and stakeholders in the manufacturing and its allied industries to take full advantage of the integrated ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and other free trade agreements (FTAs) that the Philippines has with its trading partners given that the local sectors are heavily engaged in regional value chains. At the 17th […]

The Philippine Board of Investments (BOI), the industry development and investments promotion arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Philippines for the conduct of a baseline survey on Inclusive Business (IB) among Philippine companies. Dubbed as Business+ Philippines, the […]

The Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) is enabling BOI-registered business entities (RBEs) to comply with the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 10708 or the Tax Incentives Management and Transparency Act (TIMTA) as the agency is set to conduct orientation seminars on the salient points and provisions of the law in key […]

In its effort to catapult local micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) into the global market, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through its Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC), launched an innovation hub specifically catering to the processed food sector on August 10, 2016. The Food Connection Innovation hub is in collaboration with the […]