On its 12th year, Nueva Vizcaya’s Provincial Trade Fair in Metro Manila goes back to Alabang which had a successful run last August 24-31, 2014.

The annual event is jointly organized by the Department of Trade and Industry Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Office and the Provincial Government of Nueva Vizcaya through the Provincial Cooperative Affairs Office (PCAO) in cooperation with the Nueva Vizcaya Entrepreneurs Association, Inc. (NVEAI).

October 3, 2014, Bayombong - To kick off this year’s Consumer Welfare Month (CWM) Celebration, DTI Nueva Vizcaya conducted simultaneous activities yesterday, such as the hanging of CWM streamers by different national agencies and local business establishments (BEs), monitoring compliance of BEs to the product standards law and the monitoring  of Consumer Welfare Desks in business establishments with special focus on the Bagwis Awardees and nominees.

The Department of Trade and Industry in partnership with various Local Government Units (LGUs) has put up a total of thirty seven (37) Timbangan ng Bayan in different public markets region wide. This is in line with the department’s mandate of protecting the welfare of the consumers by ensuring that they get their money’s worth. 

A total of twenty-three (23) business establishments in region 02 were awarded by the Department of Trade and Industry with the Bagwis Awards during the 1st semester of 2014.

The Municipality of San Mateo, Isabela has been ranked the 3rd Most Competitive Municipality for Government Efficiency category nationwide as a result of the Survey for the 2014 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI). No less than Mayor Crispina Agcaoili and Vice-Mayor Roberto Agcaoili of San Mateo were present to personally receive the Plaque of Recognition during the awarding ceremony at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) on August 7, 2014. 

From August 25-29, 2014, the Dairy Cluster Team of Region 02 went  on  a study mission to Thailand  to benchmark on the latter’s dairy cluster business models, experiences, strategies and best practices in dairy production and processing.

The Department of Trade and Industry Region 02 in coordination with the Provincial Government of Quirino conducted one run of the Balik Eskwela Diskwento Caravan last May 20, 2014 at the Capitol Gymnasium, Capitol Hills, Cabarroguis, Quirino.

The Department of Trade and Industry Region 02 headed by Atty. Ma. Esperanza C. Bañares, in its cause to protect consumers against dirty tricks in the public markets, awarded one unit including housing of Timbangan ng Bayan to each of the six municipalities in the province of Quirino. The awarding of these weighing scales which coincided with the birthday celebration of Hon. Gov. Junie E. Cua was facilitated by the DTI-Quirino Provincial Office staff on June 03, 2014 at the Capitol Gymnasium of Quirino. These were received personally by Hon. Mayor Avelino Agustin Jr. of Cabarroguis, Hon. Marlo S. Guillermo of Diffun, Hon. Jerry T. Agsalda of Aglipay, Hon. Renato G. Ylanan of Maddela, Hon. Rosario K. Camma of Nagtipunan and Hon. Marcelina Pagbilao of Saguday.

The Department of Trade and Industry Quirino Provincial Office nominates nineteen (19) business establishments which qualified for the Bronze and Silver Seal of the Bagwis Program.

For the period January to August this year, the Department of Trade and Industry-region 02 has conducted ten (10) runs of the Enhanced Diskwento Caravan all over the region that generated total sales of P 2.4 million with 7,844 beneficiaries. 

The Department of Trade & Industry - RO2 held a survey on the competitiveness index of 28 cities and municipalities in Region 02 which were pre-identified by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC). The Survey was commissioned by the NCC to map-out and assess the competitiveness ranking of 500 cities and municipalities nationwide.

The municipalities of Kayapa, Aritao and Diadi became the first partners of the Department of Trade & Industry Region 02 in the implementation of its I-MOVERS Project in the Province of Nueva Vizcaya.