BOOMING BUSINESS: COUNTRYSIDE ENTREPRENEURSHIP UP

 

As part of the Trabaho, Negosyo agenda of the administration, which puts center the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and job generation, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has set its sight on providing both for Filipinos.

This has become prevalent with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) reported the growing interest and enthusiasm of Filipinos in venturing into business as more and more entrepreneurs turn to Negosyo Centers for assistance for MSMEs and aspiring entrepreneurs.

In the 2017 Negosyo Center year-end performance monitoring report, a total of 614,417 entrepreneurs have been assisted by these centers—leapfrogging from the June 2017 performance report of 595,573 clients assisted since the inception of Negosyo Centers in 2014.

DTI Regional Operations Group (DTI-ROG) Undersecretary Zenaida Maglaya stressed that the huge surge of entrepreneurs assisted was due to the government’s support for MSMEs and the advancing of MSMEs as economic movers of the country.

“2017 has been the year for Filipino MSMEs as the country hosted the ASEAN. With ASEAN, MSMEs were given the much needed attention in order to advance the country’s economic agenda,” Maglaya said.
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 (Source: DTI Website)

 Date Posted: December 29, 2017