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Tuesday, March 15, 2022

DTI-13 celebrates 2022 World Consumer Rights Day

BUTUAN CITY -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Caraga celebrates the "World Consumer Rights Day '' through conducting several activities around the region on March 15, 2022.

The celebration aims to raise global awareness of consumer rights, consumer protection and empowerment. DTI Caraga also aims to widen the reach of consumer initiatives of the government for proactive, responsible, and informed consumers in the country.

This year's celebration theme "Fair Digital Finance" calls for a global movement to ensure fair digital finance that is inclusive, safe, data protected and private, and sustainable. As the digital financial services have created new risks that can lead to unfair outcomes for consumers.

World Consumer Rights Day was inspired by President John F. Kennedy, who sent a special message to the US Congress on 15th March 1962, in which he formally addressed the issue of consumer rights. (DTI-Caraga/MFC/PIA-Caraga)