DTI conducts “Doing Business with UN” Seminar for Exporters

The Department of Trade and Industry- Bureau of Export Trade Promotion (BETP) in cooperation with the Philippine Trade and Investment Center- New York and United Nations Procurement Division (UNPD) will conduct a seminar on Doing Business with the United Nations this coming Monday, February 20, 2012 at Philippine Trade Training Center, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.

According to BETP, the seminar aims to inform local companies on the business opportunities and the procurement activities of the UNPD such as values, policies, process buying profile, among others.

The BETP underscored the potential of UN as a huge market for products such as food, clothing, furniture, office equipment & supplies, automotive and automotive parts. It is also a market for services such as IT & IT-enabled services; architecture, engineering and management consulting services.

Resource speakers from the UNPD include Mr. Toshio Mikami, Chief Logistics and Transportation Section and Ms. Ava Anterola, Procurement Assistant. The seminar will feature UN Special Session with Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), Philippine Exporters Confederation (PhilExport), and Bureau of Export Trade Promotion’s International Trade Resource Center.

After the seminar, there will be an online registration of companies with the United Nations Procurement Division. Interested parties may contact BETP office at telephone numbers (8904723/ 896 3251) or through fax (8990111/8904655). (END)