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                    [Title] => SMEs eyed to hike GDP contribution
                    [Summary] => 

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is targeting to increase the contribution of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to the economy by another five percentage points next year by implementing new policies and integrating these firms into the global value chains.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-23 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20150630/philippine-economy.jpg ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1402897 [Title] => Job creation remains a challenge for Phl [Summary] =>

Creating enough jobs for the people is an urgent challenge for an economy like the Philippines that has achieved robust economic growth in recent years.

[DatePublished] => 2014-12-15 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1213316 [AuthorName] => Carlo S. Lorenciana [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1381342 [Title] => DTI sees $16.84 B savings from lower vehicle imports [Summary] =>

The country could generate $16.84 billion or P757.8 billion worth of savings in foreign exchange requirements from an expected reduction of vehicle imports when the government implements a five-year program to support the local automotive industry, the Department of Trade and Industry said.

[DatePublished] => 2014-10-18 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1473425 [AuthorName] => Louella Desiderio [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1351003 [Title] => DTI to finalize nine industry road maps this year [Summary] =>

The drafts for nine industry road maps, with seven focused on food, are expected to be ready within the year, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said.

[DatePublished] => 2014-07-28 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1473425 [AuthorName] => Louella Desiderio [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1324626 [Title] => Gov’t plans to hike contribution of mfg to economy [Summary] =>

The government is aiming to increase the share of the manufacturing sector total economic output to 30 percent by 2020 from the current level of 22 percent under the Comprehensive National Industrial Strategy (CNIS).

[DatePublished] => 2014-05-19 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1473425 [AuthorName] => Louella Desiderio [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) ) )
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