70% of MSMEs hurt by the pandemic: DTI

October 26, 2020

A series of surveys conducted by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) revealed that a majority  of micro, small and medium-scale enterprises (MSMEs) have been adversely affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  The third Read More

SONA 2020 cites progress in MSME empowerment

July 28, 2020

P resident Rodrigo R. Duterte’s fifth State of the Nation address (SONA), delivered yesterday, July 27, 2020, took note of strides achieved in empowering micro, small and medium-scale enterprises (SMSEs).  These are measures made imperative Read More

Pinoys mark MSME Month; urged to ‘Go Lokal’

July 2, 2020

As the nation celebrates Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Month this month of July, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) issued a call for nationwide support for products that are Philippine-made, particularly those Read More

CREATE Bill to grant tax incentives to SMEs

June 5, 2020

The Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) Act,  which prescribes lower tax rates and other incentives to business enterprises has been submitted to the Office of the President for certification as urgent. Under Read More

COVID-hit MSMEs assured of credit assistance

May 7, 2020

Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), especially those struggling against the ill effects of the pandemic, are assured of the availability of credit assistance with recent measures taken by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP_ Read More

PRRD approves small business wage subsidy

April 21, 2020

The national  government is all set to provide a wage subsidy for employees of small businesses hard hit  by the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). President Rodrigo Duterte approved the subsidy program last April 18. The Read More

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