Fitness centers, internet cafes, other businesses allowed to partially reopen in GCQ areas starting August 1
Starting on August 1, some industries under Category 4 will be allowed to operate in areas under GCQto gradually reopen economic activities.
“MSMEs need our support to adapt to new business models and acquire digital tools and skill if they are to survive the crisis,” said DTI Sec. Ramon Lopez.
Going digital is the key for small businesses to go digital, according to the latest policy of APEC Policy Unit and The Asia Foundation.
RFC launched EasyBusiness not only for MSME to grow and expand their business but also for aspiring entrepreneurs to launch and start their ventures.
As part of government’s goal to help businesses recover, the Small Business (SB) Corporation has released a total of P22 million loans under the CARES program.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Tourism (DOT) are eyeing to further easing the operations of hotels, restaurants, and other establishments in GCQ.
The 30-day grace period for residential and commercial rent payments still has not changed, and still applies to micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) not permitted to operate during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ)
To help local businesses, especially MSMEs, DTI-BPS issued the Guide on Business Continuity Planning amidst Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) which you can download at BPS portal.