Photo | DTI taps e-commerce platform for ‘Go Lokal’ products

The Department of Trade and Industry signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Monday, March 5, with Shopinas and Air 21 on to provide an e-commerce platform for “Go Lokal” products.

Photo shows (L to R) DTI assistant secretary Rosvi Gaetos, Air21 Global president and CEO Lucia Jane Lina, and DTI sec. Ramon Lopez

“This is a partnership on innovation, which is a key element in DTI’s thrust to support the micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Through this platform, our MSMEs will be able to reach out a larger market beyond the boundaries of the country while maximizing their potential,” said DTI secretary Ramon Lopez.

A specially designed Go Lokal microsite will be available on Shopinas website that will feature MSME products. Items purchased on this platform will be delivered through Air 21.

Go Lokal accredited stores will also be featured on the main website bearing a badge for identification.

“This partnership allows us to fulfill our mission to empower local entrepreneurs by bringing their businesses online and pushing Filipino e-commerce to be a dominant force in the world,” said Air 21 Global president and CEO Lucia Jane Lina. Shopinas and Air 21 are two of the businesses under Air 21 Global Inc. The group specializes in e-commerce, logistics, and customer service.

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