In lieu of the usual national trade fair (NTF) organized annually, the Department of Trade and Industry-Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (DTI-BDTP) has launched the NTF digital mall to address the challenges of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) amid coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
Formally opened Tuesday, the NTF digital mall is a platform that offers continuous promotion of the food and non-food products from the different regions amid the physical restrictions of the pandemic, the DTI-BDTP said in a statement.
A project of the DTI-BDTP in collaboration with the DTI-Regional and Provincial Offices, the NTF digital mall is an e-commerce platform inside the UB GlobalLinker site that aims to help MSMEs future-proof their businesses as they pivot to online selling.
Like all national trade fairs, the digital mall showcases the best products of 223 MSMEs from all parts of the country.
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