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CENTRAL VISAYAS


CENTRAL VISAYAS


  1. GENERAL INFORMATION

    1. LOCATION

      Metro Cebu, the regional center is 55 minutes by plane from Metro Manila. Cebu is linked to the other islands of the Visayas, Mindanao and Bicol/Manila via domestic airlines, large vessels and fast super ferries. There are direct flights to and from Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Japan, Australia, Bahrain, Seoul and Taipei. Various airline companies connect Cebu to many cities around the world.

    2. PROVINCES

      Bohol, Cebu, Negros Oriental, Siquijor

    3. CITIES


      Bais, Canlaon, Cebu, Danao, Dumaguete, Lapu-lapu, Mandaue, Tagbilaran, Toledo

    4. EXISTING SECTORS/PRODUCTS

      Furniture (stonecraft, wrought iron, rattan, wood) and furnishings, fashion accessories, gifts and products novelties, processed food, carrageenan/seeweeds, garments, watches, semi-conductors, electronics, cameras/binoculars, ceramic, metal works, construction, shipbuilding/shipbreaking, plastics, packaging, etc.

    5. POTENTIALS

      Information and communications technology (ICT)

    6. LABOR FORCE (as of 2001)

      2.5 million 68.7% participation rate 85.1% employment rate

    7. SKILLS

      Furniture craft, food processing, shoemaking, handicraft, shell craft, stone craft, jewelry craft, garments making, industrial parts assembly, weaving (basket, mat), metal craft, wood craft, industrial design, etc.

    8. TRADE FACILITIES
    • Special Economic Zones
      • MEPZ I & II
      • New Cebu Township
      • West Cebu Industrial Park
      • Cebu Light Industrial Park
    • Cebu Business Park
    • Cebu Civic & Trade Center I.T. Park
    • On-going Cebu City South Reclamation Project
    • Mactan Cebu International Airport & Domestic airports in Dumaguete, Tagbilaran & feeder airport in Siquijor
    • Cebu International Seaport and 44 domestic ports
    • Direct dialing telephone system, cellular, fax, data and voice mail Internet service providers/cafe
    • Largest concentration of banks outside Metro Manila-almost all major banks in the country, including off-shore banking units

As of OCTOBER 10, 2000






Manufacturing/Processing/
Available Products
Available Labor Skills
Production Activities
Region : VII
Province : Bohol
A.
Indigenous Materials

Bamboo, wood

Nito, buri, batang-batang

Banban, bal-isan, sig-id

Raffia, romblon, tikog, baliw

Agri products (banana, mango, peanuts, rice, corn, ube, coconut, native ferns, cassava)

Marine products (prawns, lobster, seaweeds,

bangus, tuna, round scad, parrot fish)

Mineral resources (red clay, limestone, high-grade silica, guano, phosphate rock, manganese)


B.
Manufactured Products

Baskets,Christmas decors

Mats, hats, loomwoven materials

Peanuts kisses, peanut twins, peanut cookies

Broas

Kinatloan

Processed prawns

Cassava starch

Banana chips

Calamay

White salt

Garments

Furnitures and fixtures

Fish trap

G.I. Sheets

A.
Trade Skills

Weaving

Jewelry making

Woodworking

Upholstering

Loomweaving

Food processing

Manufacture of gifts and housewares

Food processing

Garments manufacturing

Manufacture of furniture and furnishings

G.I. sheets manufacturing

Fine jewelry making





















































Province : Cebu
A.
Indigenous Materials

Agri products (corn, rice, legumes, mango, coconut, vegetables)

Mineral resources (copper concentrate, coal, dolomite, cement, limestone)


B.
Manufactured Products

Semiconductors

Furniture

Processed fruits

GTH

Coconut oil

Garments

Principal exports (watches, cameras, car stereos, carageenan, fashion accessories, coconut oil, frozen shrimp)

Ammonium Nitrate

Copra Expeller Cake

Dried fruits

Construction bricks

Plastic bags

Noodles

Steel grills

Cabs for motorcycles

A.
Trade Skills

Woodworking

Carpentry

Food processing

Production works (GTH)

Semiconductor assembly

Manufacture of furniture

Semiconductor assembly

Food processing

Manufacture of GTH

Furniture manufacturing

Garments manufacturing









































Province : Negros Oriental
A.
Indigenous Materials

Abaca loose fibers

Sinamay

A.
Trade Skills

Abaca/pia loomweaving

Stonecraft in-laying

Food processing

Manufacture of construction materials

Plastic bag manufacturing

Province : Negros Oriental






Sawali

Raw cane sugar

Fruits (banana, mango)

Cutflowers (orchids, roses, mums)

Milkfish

Mineral resources (silica, red clay, lime)


B.
Manufactured Products

Abaca bags and decors

Pandan mats and bags

Clay flower pots and jars

Native delicacies (budbud, etc.)

Christmas decors

Refined cane sugar

Crude coco oil

Molasses

Bag weaving

Jewelry making

Woodcarving/woodworking

Ceramic pottery/terracotta making

Abaca scraping

Food processor






B.
Mechanical/Industrial Skills

Factory workers

Iron working skills







Steel grills production

Cabs making

Sugar Milling

Ammonium Nitrate Production

Fruit processing

Ceramics making

Manufacture of gifts and housewares

Manufacture of metalcrafts

G.I. sheets manufacturing

Stonecraft manufacturing

Abaca/pia lomweaving

Ceramic (terracota) processing/pottery









Province : Siquijor
A.
Indigenous Materials

Agri products (mango, cassava, mongo, legumes, cacao castors beans, peanuts, corn, rice,

coconut, bananas, lanzones, cows, pigs, goats, chicken)

Marine products (seaweeds, siganid, mussels, lampirong abalone)

Forest Resources (romblon, buri, abaca, sig-id, bamboo lagtang, nito, maguey salago)

Mineral Resources (phosphate rock, manganese, clay limestone)

A.
Trade Skills

Weaving

Woodworking

Welding

Carpentry

Food processor

Furniture making

Ceramics making

Metalworking

Sewing

Manufacturing of gifts, toys & housewares

Coco oil production

Furniture production

Food processing

Wood & metal furniture production

Steel grills production

Ceramics making

Woodcraft manufacturing

Motor cabs making

Manufacturing of laundry soap









Province : Siquijor
B.
Manufactured Products

Handicrafts (baskets made of sig-id, nito and bamboo; woodcraft items; novelty items; cococraft items)

Peanut products

Wood furniture

Metalcraft (metal furniture & grills)

Banana chips

Bricks, Tiles, pottery and Artwares

Motor cabs

Quilted household items

Citronella/essential oils

Laundry soap

















Processing of essential oils

Manufacturing of quilted household items























  • USEFUL ADDRESSES

    DTI REGIONAL OFFICE

    MS. ASTERIA C. CABERTE
    Regional Director
    Department of Trade and Industry
    3RD Floor WDC Building
    Osme?a Boulevard, Cebu City 6000
    Tel. No.: (63-32) 254-4395; 255-0036
    Fax No.: (63-32) 253-7465
    E-Mail: dti7@eudoramail.com
    Webpage: www.dticebu.net.ph

    DTI PROVINCIAL OFFICES

    BOHOL


    MR. JEREMIAS R. MAPULA

    Provincial Caretaker
    Department of Trade and Industry
    2ND Floor FCB Building
    Cogon Branch, CPG North Avenue
    Tagbilaran City 6300
    Tel. No.: (63-38) 411-3302; 411-3533
    Fax No.: (63-38) 411-3302
    E-mail: dtibohol@boholonline.com

    CEBU

    MS. NELIA V.F. NAVARRO

    Provincial Director
    Department of Trade and Industry
    3RD Floor LDM Building
    Legaspi Street, Cebu City 6000
    Tel. No.: (63-32) 253-5377; 253-2631
    Fax No.: (63-32) 255-7609
    E-Mail: dticebu@dti.cvis.net.ph

    NEGROS ORIENTAL

    MR. JAVIER R. FORTUNATO, JR.

    Provincial Director
    Department of Trade and Industry
    3RD Floor Uymatiao Building
    San Jose Street, Dumaguete City 6200
    Tel. No.: (63-35) 225-0684; 225-4752
    Fax No.: (63-35) 225-4725
    E-Mail: dtinegor@cvpc.edu.ph

    SIQUIJOR

    MS. SOLEMNIDAD B. BALATICO

    Provincial Director
    Department of Trade and Industry
    Chan She Building
    Poblacion, Siquijor, Siquijor 6225
    Tel. No.: (63-35) 480-3020
    Fax No.: (0912) 515-0199
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