Type of Businesses that allowed to operate in areas under ECQ and GCQ in the Philippines

May 03, 2020

As the government continues to be strict on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines. Are you a newbie or new comer in the word of business?

You need to be more extra careful and considered many things before planning your own business.

Please see below the businesses allowed to operate in areas under ECQ and GCQ:

 • Agriculture and fisheries and the entire value chain including manufacturing of feeds, fertilizers, and pesticides

 • Manufacturing and processing plants of basic food products, essential products, medicines, and medical supplies including:
 – All food
 – Essential hygiene products such as soaps, detergents shampoo, conditioners, diapers, feminine hygiene products, tissue, wipes and toilet papers
– Disinfectants – Medicines and vitamins – Medical products such as PPEs, masks, gloves
– Pet food

 • Hospitals and medical clinics

 • Dental and EENT clinics (with strict health standards)

 • Retail establishments (groceries, supermarkets, hypermarkets, convenience stores, public markets, pharmacies, and drug stores)

• Food preparations and water refilling stations '

• Logistics service providers (cargo handling, warehousing, trucking, freight forwarding, and shipping line)

• Delivery services, whether or not e-commerce platform, in-house or outsourced, transporting only food, water, medicine, pet food, hardware products or other basic necessities

 • Banks and capital markets, per section 5 of IATF Resolution No. 13 dated March 17, 2020

• Power, energy, water, IT and telecommunications supplies and facilities, waste disposal services and technical services to above utilities

• Electricity, gas, steam, and air conditioning supply

• Postal and courier activities

 • Water collection, treatment, and supply

 • Waste collection, treatment, and disposal activities (except materials recovery – junk shop)]

 • Sewerage (except emptying of septic tanks)

• Veterinary activities

• Repair and installation of machinery and equipment

• Repair of computers and personal household goods

• Services to buildings and landscape activities (except landscape care)

• Employment activities (manpower services for essential activities)

• Security and investigation activities

• Programming and broadcasting activities

 • Rental and leasing activities (except for entertainment and mass gathering purposes)

• Accommodations used as quarantine facilities for OFW and overseas Filipinos, as well as temporary accommodation for essential industries such as healthcare facilities, banks, BPOs, exporters and other frontline service sectors

 • Services to buildings and landscape activities

• Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas

• Gasoline stations

• Laundry shops (including self-service)

• Funeral services

• Export companies (with temporary accommodation and shuttle services

• Business process outsourcing companies (with temporary accommodation and shuttle services, work from home)

• Mining and quarrying

Credits: https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1266066/list-businesses-allowed-to-operate-in-areas-under-ecq-and-gcq#ixzz6LLxYjTAD

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