DTI, Seipe to join trade expo in US

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), in partnership with the Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation Inc. (Seipi), will present the Philippine electronic capabilities during the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2020), which runs from Jan. 7 to 10, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The show is considered as the global stage for next-generation technologies, which include artificial intelligence, augmented reality/virtual reality, 5G, internet of things, automotive, health and wellness and entertainment content, among others.

“The CES 2020 is an ideal venue to engage with global electronics industry players and invite them to partner with the Philippines,” said DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez. “DTI is doing its part in improving the overall climate for export development. Moreover, we continue to strengthen existing prospective opportunities from trading arrangements, such as the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) with the US. ?Trade deals like the GSP are part of the DTI’s comprehensive support to strengthen industries and create more jobs and employment opportunities for Filipinos,” he added.

From January to October 2019, the country’s electronic products exports grew 2.7 percent. (PR)