Lopez said that daily inspections by the FTEB
have led to the decrease in violators in Metro Manila.
For 2017, the DTI achieved a resolution rate of 99.38 percent on consumer complaints filed to the FTEB
,' Trade Secretary Ramon M.
The DTI director also said that a total of 4,854 products worth P753,406 that allegedly violated free trade laws have been identified in the enforcement activity of FTEB in Central Luzon.
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga -- At least 38 of 258 firms in Central Luzon are non-compliant with free trade laws, according to a report from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Free Trade and Enforcement Bureau (FTEB).
has earlier called on the DTI to take action amid claims of substandard cement from Vietnam entering the country, FTEB
's recent monitoring found all cement products sold in monitored establishments to be compliant with the standards and to have proper markings set by the Bureau of Philippine Standards (BPS).
According to DTI, the Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (FTEB) from January to April this year confiscated and sealed a total 35,112 pieces of steel bars, equal-leg angle bars, uPVC pipes, G.I.
The FTEB also monitored 1,173 firms and served a total of 138 Notices of Violation (NOVs).
To promote and protect the interest of the shipping public, FTEB
helps to professionalise the freight forwarding industry by granting accreditation based on certain criteria to weed out those companies that are not yet ready and qualified to engage in the business," Commercial Attache Eric Elnar said.
Trade Undersecretary Ruth Castelo said yesterday the DTI's Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (FTEB
) summoned Shopee Philippines' representatives to answer the complaints.
'If we see them (selling substandard products), we will forward the report to our Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (FTEB
) so they could come down and verify,' Remitio said.
The Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (FTEB
) was established in 2014 under the Department of Trade and Industry.