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A year after the earthquake rocked Central Visayas and supertyphoon Yolanda hit Eastern Visayas, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) brings products made by micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) from these regions to its Sikat Pinoy National Trade Fair. Out of the 250 exhibitors in the fair, about 40 enterprises are from the said regions. In photo, DTI Undersecretary Ponciano C. Manalo, Jr. (third from right), together with (from left) Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (BDTP) Assistant Director Marievic M. Bonoan, Foreign Buyers Association of the Philippines President Robert Young, BDTP Director Rhodora M. Leaño, Catbalogan City Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan and DTI Samar Acting Provincial Director Meliou C. Macabare, holds a handcrafted product made of buri in a special setting displaying various products from the said regions during the fair at Halls 1 to 3, SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. The Sikat Pinoy National Trade Fair is the 5th edition of DTI’s Sikat Pinoy fairs that were organized this year to feature products of MSMEs from the various regions of the country. The fair will run from December 3 to 7, 2014. (DTI-PRU)