• DTI-CAMIGUIN INTENSIFIES PRICE MONITORING ACTIVITIES IN 2015


    MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, Jan. 28 (PIA)– Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Camiguin kick-off early its price monitoring activity for prime commodities and basic necessities here on January 20-23, 2015.

    Prime Commodities are flour, canned pork and beef, instant noodles, vinegar, soy sauce and toilet soap. While Basic Necessities include canned sardines, processed milk, detergent and laundry soap, candles, salt, sugar and bread.

    Aside from checking prices, the team also inspected the labels of products being sold to ensure that consumers are getting their money’s worth down to the last centavo.

    According to DTI, violations of existing labeling requirements are punishable under the Consumer Act.

    Initial observations bared that stores in commercial district of Mambajao are now strictly observing and putting in price labels in their respective products.(Zita M. Abellare, DTI-Camiguin, PIA Cam  iNet)

    DTI JOINS ANNUAL BUSINESS ONE STOP SHOP


    MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, Jan. 26 (PIA)– The Local Government of Mambajao spearheaded a convenient business registration system, which all national line agencies (NGAs), along with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and local signatories are pooled in one place to facilitate faster business license processing for the entire month of January.

    Dubbed as Business One Stop Shop (BOSS), the program aims to encourage more businessmen to either renew their respective businesses or start a new one by making the process less tedious, faster and cheaper.

    It likewise encourages investors to put their money’s worth in any business endeavor.

    The Municipality of Mambajao has been adopting Business Processing and Licensing System (BPLS) for 5 years now and has been an active partner of BOSS or DTI since January 2011, the local government of Mahinog, meanwhile, is also on their third year.

    Aside from the one-stop registration, BOSS also offers application or renewal of business permit, which includes securing a zone clearance, a building inspection clearance and a sanitation clearance, all for securing business permits.

    As a one of the primary agencies for business and economic development, DTI-Camiguin joined actively in the activities of the local government units (LGUs) by providing personnel every BOSS schedule.

    DTI also reiterated its call to LGUs to observe a systematic and efficient business licensing and registration, making their municipalities more business and investor friendly. (Zita M. Abellare, DTI-Camiguin, Camiguin PIA-iNet)

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