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SECTOR

Subsector: COMEMRCE AND TRADE
Technical Findings

Implications and Effects

Policy options/
Interventions

1.Number and status of
establishments
• Decreased for the
last two years in
2012 and 2012.
• As of 2013, there
are 13,372
establishments
with Php 92
Billion worth of
Investments

As hub for trading
/commercial activities,
there will be more
movement of people ,
goods and services
around the city’s road
network causing traffic
congestion

Coordinate with
MMCI And DTI
for some through
analysis/
evaluation of the
manufacturing
activities in
Mandaue City

2.Industries with highest
contribution
• Wholesale and
retail trade
contributed Php
76 billion in gross
sales/ output or
82% of the subsector’s total
gross output

• The
Wholesale
and retail trade
activities
still
dominate the local
economy thus ,
making Mandaue
an
alternative
commercial
/trading hub in
Metro-Cebu,
second to Cebu
City;

• Land area
occupied is 614
has. or an average
of 459 sq.m. per
commercial
establishment
employing about
72% of the
economic sector’s
employment
requirements, a

Some commercial
and trading
activities are
possibly located in
residential,institut
ional or industrial
areas

• Strict
implementation
and compliance of
the new zoning
ordinance;

• Establish a Local Economic Development Board / Office • No program incentive supporting MSMED from its creation as Micro to its development as Medium Enterprise.91 has. • Heavy Traffic. lack of parking spaces • Palambo Panudlanang Publico. • Additional electronic lights. • Bus transit. sa • Develop an investment promotion scheme with selectivity in the attraction and retention of business entities engaged in commerce and trade activities. traffic . increase minimum parking requirement. was allocated by 1979 Zoning Ordinance. 3. • Improve infrastructure / utilities and urban services. Other technical Findings and Observation: • Decrease in the number of commercial establishments .land area of 273.

Satellite Markets) • Specific ordinance regulating establishment of satellite markets. • Issuing receipts on different dates • On-Line Tax Assessment and Payment ( OTAP) • Unregulated Business Franchise (i. • South • Strict implementation/ enforcement of anti-vending • Require small businesses to secure business permit. • Consistent advocacy on reporting business committing fraudulent acts.• Coastal highway road Sidewalks occupied by vendors • Mandaue Point. • Employees in commercial establishments mostly not Mandauehanons • Mandauehanons cannot benefit from the economic d evelopment of the city.5 M for livelihood building. • Include 2. • Small Business not paying taxes and not issuing official receipts • reduced tax collection • Intensify monitoring of small businesses. • Increase by 100% .e.

BMBEs.etc. • Enact law requiring establishments to hire 65% Mandauehanons in their rank and file employees • • No established planned unit of Development in the Mandaue Reclamation Area Peace and Order problem. • Economic activity in the reclamation is not maximized • Capital assistance to new organized business.. quail-raising . broom-making. . presence of inmformal settlers. • Rag-making. • Aim for 50% reduction on informal settlers. • Have at least 5 livelihood programs.