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Market Information


General and trade information, bilateral trade with the Philippines, and useful contacts in a target market are contained in market profiles available at Tradeline Philippines. Market profiles are classified by regional blocs such as Americas, Europe, ASEAN, Japan/Australasia, Greater China/Korea, and Africa.

Other useful sites for gathering information are:

NAFTA
International Trade Administration — Data & Analysis

EUROPE
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs — Market Intelligence
European Commission — Trade

ASEAN
ASEAN — Statistics

JAPAN
Japan External Trade Organization

OTHER
DTI Philippines — Bureau of Export Trade Promotion
International Trade Center
Central Intelligence Agency — The World Factbook


 

Technology


The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is the government body in charge with providing direction, leadership, and coordination of all scientific and technological activities. DOST has seven research and development institutes concerned with basic and applied researches on various fields and seven institutes rendering science and technology-related services.

For more information on DOST and its agencies providing technological assistance services, go to www.tapi.dost.gov.ph or contact:

Technology Application and Promotion Institute
ENGR. EDGAR I. GARCIA
Director

TAPI Building, DOST Compound,
General Santos Avenue, Bicutan,
Taguig City
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Trunk line: (+63) (02) 837 2071 to 82 Local 2151
Direct line: (+63) (02) 837 2936


 

Training


General and trade information, bilateral trade with the Philippines, and useful contacts in a target market are contained in market profiles available at Tradeline Philippines. Market profiles are classified by regional blocs such as Americas, Europe, ASEAN, Japan/Australasia, Greater China/Korea, and Africa.

The Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC), an agency under the Department of Trade and Industry conducts seminars and trainings on various topics such as:

      Entrepreneurship Development
      Market Briefings
      Participating in Trade Fairs
      Information Technology
      Export Business
      General Management
      Franchising

Note: Full schedule of courses offered by PTTC may be found in the Calendar of Events section of the DTI web site.

For more information, visit PTTC's web site or contact:

Philippine Trade Training Center
Nestor P. Palabyab
Officer-in-Charge/Executive Director

Telefax: (+63 2) 834 1341
Telephone: (+63 2) 468 8970


 

Trade Statistics




Export Marketing Bureau (EMB) delivers timely and relevant information and assistance to current and potential exporters to enhance their capabilities and competitiveness as suppliers of quality goods and services to international markets.

For more information, contact:

EXPORT MARKETING BUREAU
Senen M. Perlada
Director

DTI - International Building
357 Sen. Gil J. Puyat Ave.
Makati City
Direct line: (+63 2) 895 3654 / 895 4430
Fax: (+63 2) 895 3654 / 890 4716
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Investments statistics on projects approved are released separately by two government agencies: the Board of Investments and the Philippine Economic Zone Authority.

For more information, contact:

BOARD OF INVESTMENTS
Cerefino S. Rodolfo
OIC

3F DTI International Building,
375 Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue,
Makati City
Direct Line: (+63 2) 890.4849 / 895.3998 TF
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Website: www.boi.gov.ph


PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORITY
Dr. Lilia B. de Lima
Head

PEZA Building
Roxas Boulevard corner San Luis Street
Pasay City
Direct line: (+63 2) 551 3432 / 551 3454-55 local 612
Fax: (+63 2) 891 6380 / 551 3449
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The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is the major statistical agency responsible in collecting, compiling, classifying, producing, publishing, and disseminating general-purpose statistics as provided for in Commonwealth Act No. 591. NSO has extensive information and statistics about the Philippines.


 

Financing


The Small Business Guarantee and Finance Corporation (SBGFC) supports the development of small enterprises by promoting various modes of financing and credit delivery system.

The SBGFC has various programs for assistance to SMEs, among which are:

SME Funding Access for Short Term (FAST) Loans
SBGFC Funding for Investments in Regional Markets (FIRM)
SBGFC-Financing Reach for Exporters thru Network Development SME FRIEND

For more information, contact:

Small Business Guarantee Finance Corporation
17F and 18F Antel Corporate Center
139 Valero St., Salcedo Village, Makati City
Telephone: (+63 2) 813 5720 / 751 1888 loc. 1801
Fax: (+63 2) 813 5726
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Raw Materials


The Bureau of Domestic Trade promotes efficient marketing and distribution of local products and services in the domestic market and expands and strengthens linkages among and between small, medium and large enterprises from all over the country through information exchange and market matching.

For more information, contact:

RHODORA M. LEAÑO
Director

G/F, Trade and Industry Bldg.,
361 Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue,
Makati City
Telephone: (+63 2) 751 0834
Fax: (+63 2) 751 3224
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