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WESTERN VISAYAS


WESTERN VISAYAS


  1. GENERAL INFORMATION

    1. LOCATION

      Iloilo City, the regional center, is 45 minutes by plane and 16 hours by boat from Manila; 15 minutes by plane from Cebu

    2. PROVINCES

      Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo, Negros Occidental

    3. CITIES

      Bacolod, Bago, Cadiz, Iloilo, La Carlota, Roxas, San Carlos, Silay, Sagay, Talisay, Kabangkalan and Victorias

    4. EXISTING SECTORS/PRODUCTS

      Fashion accessories, travel goods, gifts and houseware, processed food, metalworks, marine, agriculture Potentials - Cutflowers, marble, muscovado sugar

    5. LABOR FORCE (as of 2001)

      2.097 million

    6. SKILLS

      Loomweaving, embroidery, food processing, basket weaving, shellcraft, metalworking

    7. TRADE FACILITIES

      • Pavia Agro-Industrial Center in Iloilo
      • Victorias Milling Company and Industrial Estate
      • 85 ports including Iloilo International Port Complex and Iloilo Fishing Port Complex
      • Southeast Asia Fisheries Development Council (SEAFDEC) laboratory and experiment station in Tigbauan, Iloilo
      • Canning Laboratory in UP in the Visayas School of Fisheries in Iloilo
      • 4 major airports
      • Panay Negros Power Interconnection grid for power supply

  2. USEFUL ADDRESSES

    DTI REGIONAL OFFICE

    ENGR. DOMINIC P. ABAD

    Regional Director
    Department of Trade and Industry
    2ND Floor DTI Building
    Corner J.M. Basa-Peralta Streets
    Iloilo City 5000
    Tel. No.: (63-33) 335-0548
    Fax No.: (63-33) 335-0083
    E-Mail: dtireg6@easycom.net

    DTI PROVINCIAL OFFICE

    AKLAN

    MS. REBECCA M. RASCON

    Provincial Director
    Department of Trade and Industry
    Domhil Building, Maagma Street
    Kalibo, Aklan 5600
    Tel. No.: (63-36) 268-5280; 262-3951
    Fax No.: (63-36) 268-5280
    E-Mail: dtiaklan@kalibo.i-next.net

    ANTIQUE

    MR. WILHELM M. MALONES

    Provincial Director
    Susana Building, Isabel-Fornier Sts.
    San Jose, Antique 5700
    Tel. No.: (0912) 520-1453

    CAPIZ

    MR. JOSE M. DININAGRACIA

    Provincial Director
    Department of Trade and Industry
    Acevedo Building, McKinley Street
    Roxas City, Capiz 5800
    Tel. No.: (63-36) 621-1151; 621-2637 Fax No.: (63-36) 621-0093
    E-Mail: dticapiz@mozcom.com

    GUIMARAS

    MS. ERMELINDA POLLENTES

    Caretaker
    Department of Trade and Industry
    2ND Floor, JJMC Building, San Miguel
    Jordan, Guimaras 5045
    Tel. No.: (63-33) 581-3165; (0918) 760-0178

    ILOILO

    MR. DIOSDADO P. CADENA, JR.

    Provincial Director
    Department of Trade and Industry
    Ground Floor, DTI Building
    Corner J.M. Basa-Peralta Streets
    Iloilo City 5000
    Tel. No.: (63-33) 335-0149; 337-0392
    Fax No.: (63-33) 335-0083
    E-Mail: dtiilo@skyinet.net

    NEGROS OCCIDENTAL

    ARD PERFECTO C. YAP

    Caretaker
    Department of Trade and Industry
    2ND Floor Milagros Plaza Building
    Rosario-Gatuslao Streets
    Bacolod City, Negros Occidental 6100
    Tel. No.: (63-34) 434-2621
    Fax No.: (63-34) 433-0250
    E-Mail: dtibcd@bcd.weblinq.com

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