P35M worth of investments generated in GenSan biz fair - DTI
(philstar.com) - July 24, 2016 - 6:06pm
KORONADAL CITY — The July 13-15 joint business fair in General Santos City by private groups and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) generated P35 million worth of investments, DTI’s regional office here said.
In an email on Saturday, DTI’s office in Soccsksargen (Region 12) said the activity also generated P5 million worth of sales by participating entrepreneurs and private trading groups.
The three-day event, held at a shopping mall in General Santos City, was dubbed Negosyo Konsyumer ATBP (NKATBP), which involved traders and entrepreneurs from central Mindanao’s South Cotabato-Sultan Kudarat-Sarangani and General Santos geographical economic corridor.
The fair was also capped off with "business-matching" activities, focused on livestock, orchard and short-term crop ventures.
DTI said P1.8 million was generated by the “Diskwento Caravan” during the three-day fair, where participants sold various merchandise in designated booths with high discount rates.
A trade and consumer fair that featured products from provinces in the region had raked in P3.8 million worth of sales during the three-day activity.

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