Presidential Communications Operations Office



  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Wednesday, 20 February 2019 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
 
home
 
about
 
fotos
 
info
 
links
 
ncrr01carr02r03calmimr05r06r07r08r09r10r11r12r13
 << February 2019 >> 
S M T W T F S
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28
Special News Editions:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Ilocano.Waray.Hiligaynon
Pangasinan.Other
PIA Specials:
NEW! Cabinet Officials
Jobs.Slides.Specials.Ads. Events.ASEAN.Multimedia
Visitors since 15 Feb 2011:
PIA News Archive:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Waray.Hiligaynon.Ilocano
Pangasinan.All
PIA Archive News Reader

PIA Press Release
2005/12/01

Gov't response to industry's needs, vital - DTI XI

Davao City (1 December) -- Engr. Merly Cruz, regional director of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the Davao region stressed the need to comply with the agreed commitment with industry players at the local level.

Cruz in an interview at Marco Polo Hotel during the Mindanao Exporters Congress 2005 said regional directors have to be conscious what the industry needs.

"The needs of the industry in the local market will have to be responded by the government," she said.

She said President Arroyo after a consultation of priorities at the macro level expects results within six months but it seems hindi pa ito na touch (it has not been tackled).

"We really have to act on it otherwise di na maniwala ang mga key players in the industry and whatever are the commitments have to be translated into actions," she said.

She said they are engaging the expertise of the University of the Philippines in Mindanao as the center for excellence for the SME development

The localization of commitment has still to be within the eight industries namely, banana, mango, coconut, seaweeds, wood, ICT, tourism, and mining.

Cruz said there are also allied concerns that cut across the industry. And among these are the high cost of imported inputs, absence of crucial port facilities required by domestic and international vessels, vital equipment where material testing center are not in working condition, licensing, limited laboratory equipment, upgrading of education and skills.

Other concerns are on tariff imposed by China for Philippine exports, export documentation, peace and order concerns, financing, and on human resource development. (PIA/pdbanzon) [top]

  prev  next  »|
DAILY NEWS LIST:
»Panibagong Paraan welcomes innovative ideas
»P1.2 million for DA XI's bird flu monitoring and advocacy
»Komentaryo: Sa Isyu ng Smuggling
»Gov't response to industry's needs, vital - DTI XI
»DND submits proposals to Charter amendments
»Region 8 agencies urged to use coco biodiesel
»Private transport sector lauded for using coco biodiesel
»"Be vigilant, don't panic" - Region 8 avian flu task force
»Forum called to evaluate LGU performance in Kalahi CIDSS:KKB implementation
»DBM Sec. Neri to launch regional procurement service depot
  prev  next  »|

Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines