Your partner in igniting global trade
We are the Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC), a State Trading company with more than 40 years’ experience and expertise helping businesses and agencies benefit from international trade. Our clients are our partners. We partner with Filipino entrepreneurs and industries to compete globally. We function as a trustworthy partner and guide for foreign companies seeking to do business in the Philippines. Our position as the only state trading corporation in the Philippines gives us access to a vast network of businesses and government agencies. Combining this network with our own deep commitment to ethical and quality service ensures our partners’ maximum benefit.
We were established on July 21, 1973 through Presidential Decree (PD) 252 to trade with Socialist and Other Centrally Planned Economy Countries (SOCPEC). In 1977, our mandate was expanded via PD 1071 to be one of the drivers of Philippine trade worldwide. Since then, we have been at the forefront of leading trade activities by implementing facilitative trade-related services and responsive business solutions.
Our guiding principles
Engage in exports, trade services and special trading arrangements
Ensure the most efficient and cost-effective procurement services
Contribute to the price/supply stabilization of goods & services
Create strategic alliances that promote the growth and sustainability of businesses and enterprises
To be a global state trading and marketing enterprise in support of the development of domestic industries by 2022.
Professionalism, Integrity, Teamwork, Creativity and Service Orientation
We are committed to exceeding expectations of our customers, partners, suppliers and stakeholders as well as serving their requirements with integrity and professionalism. We adopt best practices and ethical principles in good governance and international trading while ensuring compliance with legal requirements. With our Quality Management System, we pursue continuous improvement.
What we do
We organize our activities under International Trade Services (Exports Trading, Customs Bonded Warehousing, Countertrade and Imports Trading) and Procurement Services.
Why work with us?
We are a full-service government-owned trading company with more than 40 years’ experience in the import and export of commodities, industrial products and consumer goods.
We are dynamic and enterprising, combining the best qualities of the private and the public sector by providing efficient, transparent end-to-end solutions while working for a greater social impact for local industries.
We help our local partners bring Filipino products to the global market. We work with our international partners to bring new technologies, components and products locally, to benefit domestic industries, sectors and markets.
Our partners—some of whom have been working with us for more than 20 years--commend us for our honesty, high quality services and transparent bidding processes. Below are just some of the feedback we have received:
“Our engagement with PITC increased our confidence in doing export.” – Finali Furniture & Home Accessories
“PITC services are nearly perfect. We’ve established a good relationship with them and are assured our goods are intact and released in a timely manner.” – Sunflower Umbrella MFG
“Our business engagement with PITC simplified our importation activities.” – Corbox Corporation
“We admire PITC for its adherence to high quality services and transparency in the conduct of bid activities.” – Dynamics Devt. Trade
PITC is a self-sustaining international trading organization that helps realize the country’s international trade objectives without being a financial burden to the National Government.
Come benefit from our experience, expertise, network and proven track record. Browse our service offerings and call us to find out more!
Philippine International Trading Corporation
National Development Company Building
116 Tordesillas Street, Salcedo Village, 1227 Makati City
Trunk Line (632) 8818 98 01 Fax Nos.: (632) 8892 20 54; 8892 07 82
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