On April 13, 2015, resolution no. 39 or the resolution for the creation of a Technical Working Group wherein the Department of Trade and Industry is one of the members was enacted by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan ng Batanes. The TWG is tasked to draft incentives and assistance code for the Indigenous Ivatan Producers.
Of the One hundred thirteen (113) units of weighing scales calibrated by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Piat and Tuguegarao City Public Markets, fifteen (15) defective units were confiscated in Tuguegarao City.
The Sikat Pinoy National Food Fair held at SM Megamall, Megatrade Halls 1-3, Mandaluyong City on March 25-29, 2015 has provided region 02 rising Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs ) wider opportunity to expand their network linkages.