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List of micro and small enterprises associations in the City of Manila

Requested from DTI by M. Quiambao at 03:02 PM on Nov 26, 2022.
Purpose: Thesis
Date of Coverage: 11/26/2022 - 11/26/2022
Tracking no: #DTI-585977940417

Quiambao 03:02 PM, Nov 26, 2022

Good day! I would like yo request for the following:
• List of micro and small enterprises associations or groups in the City of Manila 
• List of micro and small enterprises in the City of Manila

December 1, 2022

Dear Ma. Maien Quiambao,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Nov 26, 2022 03:02:05 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for List of micro and small enterprises associations in the City of Manila.

Response to your request

Please be informed that only sole proprietorships are registered with DTI, hence not all operating businesses may have been registered with DTI. 

Also, kindly be advised that business name registration with the DTI is NOT a permit or a license to engage in any kind of business and that the adoption of the Philippine Standard Industrial Classification (PSIC) in business name registration is solely for the purpose of classifying the primary business activities (product/s handled or service/s rendered) of those business names registered with the DTI. It is not intended to limit the activities of a business.

Similarly, please note that business name registration in DTI does not classify an enterprise as micro, small, medium or large as we do not require the capitalization in the registration.

Any business, however, needs to be registered with the Local Government Unit - Business Permit and Licensing Office where the business is located (business address).  In this context, we suggest that you contact the Local Government Unit - Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) of the City of Manila for proper assistance.

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If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to <Sec. Alfredo E. Pascual at email secretary@dti.gov.ph>. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

Respectfully,
FOI Receiving Officer

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