DTI-Region 6 is one of the regional offices of the Department of Trade and Industry under the Regional Operations Group (ROG). Its area of responsibility covers the Western Visayas Region. ROG is one of the Functional Groups (FG) of the DTI) mandated to champion business development and consumer empowerment in the regions. It is tasked to contribute in all the five Major Final Output (MFOs) of DTI:
MFO 1: Trade Development and Promotion;
MFO 2: Industry Development and Investment Promotion, Generation and Facilitation;
MFO 3: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Development and Promotion;
MFO 4: Consumer Welfare and Protection, and Trade Regulation; and
MFO 5: Good Governance
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is a government body and a service agency created under Executive Order No. 133 on February 27, 1987, reorganizing the Ministry of Trade and Industry, including its attached agencies, and streamlining corresponding functions and responsibilities.
Under this Order, DTI is mandated to serve as a primary coordinative, promotive,regulative and facilitative arm for trade, industry and investment activities in the region. It shall act as the catalyst for intensified private sector activities to accelerate and sustain economic growth and to champion both business and consumers in the region.