The Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Silicon Valley is the Commercial Section of the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco and the representative office of the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry in the US Pacific Northwest and Western Canada.

PTIC Silicon Valley is under the direct supervision of the Foreign Trade Service Corps under the Trade and Investment Promotions Group of the Department of Trade and Industry.

PTIC Silicon Valley covers the US Pacific Northwest, which includes the following: Alaska, Northern Nevada/Reno, Colorado, Northern California, Idaho, Utah, Montana, Washington, Oregon, and Wyoming.

The mandates of the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Silicon Valley are:

  • Trade Promotion
  • Investment Promotion
  • Trade Policy Negotiations
  • Protection of Philippine Business Interests

Trade and investment promotion are the primary objectives of the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Silicon Valley.

To increase trade and investments in the Philippines from the US Pacific Northwest, PTIC SV provides the following services:

  • Economic information service
  • Business matching and referrals to buyers and prospective partners
  • Organizing trade and investment missions
  • Generating business leads and opportunities
  • Implementing trade and investment fairs and seminars
  • Commercial and market intelligence reporting
  • Investigating trade complaints
  • “Handholding” trade partners and investors to facilitate doing business in the Philippines
  • Trade representation and negotiation of trade issues