The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is a primary government agency of the Philippines responsible for realizing the country’s goal of globally competitive and innovative industry and services sector that contribute to inclusive growth and employment generation.

The Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) is the export promotions arm of the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

CITEM is committed to develop, nurture and promote globally competitive small and medium enterprises (SMEs), exporters, designer, and manufacturers by implementing an integrated approach to export marketing, in partnership with other government and private entities.

For three decades, CITEM has established the country’s image as the premier destination for quality export products and services. It continues to set the highest standards of creativity, excellence and innovation to achieve export competitiveness in the international market.

As the prime mover in export marketing, CITEM provides export-driven programs, spearheads official participation in overseas trade fairs, and organize signature events in the Philippines and high-profile promotional activities in key markets abroad.