Mandate

The DTI is responsible for realizing the country’s goal of globally competitive and innovative industry and services sector that contribute to inclusive growth and employment generation.

Pursuant to Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2011-2016, we shall endeavor to improve the business environment, increase productivity and efficiency, and enhance consumer welfare. By 2016, the following would have been achieved:
Goal 1 – Improve country’s competitiveness. Land in the top one-third ranking (for country’s competitive environment for the firms) in major international surveys
Goal 2 – Generate 4.6M employment from industry and services sector, 2M of which shall come from MSME sector
Goal 3 – Increase the level of awareness of consumers on their rights and responsibilities from 50% to 80%.
To attain the above-mentioned goals, we need to expand exports, increase investments, develop and promote MSMEs, and enhance consumer welfare and protection. These should be accomplished by the following major final outputs (MFOs):
MFO 1: Trade and Industry Policy Formulation Services
MFO 2: Trade and Investment Promotion Services
MFO 3: Technical Advisory Services
MFO 4: Consumer Protection Services
MFO 5: Business Regulation Services
In sharing President Benigno S. Aquino III’s aspirations, we commit to effect good governance by delivering public service that is predictable, participatory, accountable, efficient, transparent, and honest.
Published: 13 December 2013