furniture show

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Gregory L. Domingo closely looks at one of the furniture pieces of Calfurn Manufacturing Philippines, Inc. displayed during the recent Philippines International Furniture Show at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City on March 13, 2015. He is joined by (from left) Calfurn Manufacturing Philippines, Inc. Chairman of the Board Erdy P. Feliciano, Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV, and Department of Tourism Secretary Ramon R. Jimenez, Jr. The DTI has been has been steadfast in reinforcing the Philippines’ position as a sourcing hub for creative and design-forward home and fashion products. It has been continuously supporting the industry as well as promoting through its local design and lifestyle events and Philippine participation in international trade shows. Feliciano said that the Calfurn has been in the furniture industry for 39 years, and DTI has been supportive in promoting their products. The company is currently exporting to US, Canada, Australia and Europe. With the European Union’s (EU) recent grant of new Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) scheme or GSP+ status to the Philippines, Feliciano looks forward to expand in the European market. (DTI-PRU)