Pinayagan na ng Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) noong Oktubre 2 ang ilang mga negosyo sa ilalim ng general community quarantine (GCQ) na magsagawa ng operasyon sa 100 percent capacity habang ang mga barbershops at salons naman ay maaaring magbalik-operasyon sa 75 percent capacity.
“The business establishments or activities in Section 1 in areas placed under GCQ shall be allowed to operate at 100 percent capacity (while still allowing work-from-home arrangements, where practicable), except for barbershops and salons which shall be allowed to operate at a maximum of 75 percent operational capacity, subject to strict physical distancing ,” pahayag ng DTI.
Ang mga restawran at iba pang mga kainan sa ilalim ng GCQ ay puwede nang magbalik-operasyon sa mahigit 50 percent capacity alinsunod sa physical distancing, giit ng DTI memo circular. Ang menu offering at maximum serving ng alak ay dapat sumunod sa mga panuntunang itinakda ng pamahalaang lokal.
Puwede na ring magbukas 24/7 ang dine-in, take-out, at delivery services ng mga kainan, dagdag pa ng DTI.
Alinsunod sa minimum public health at safety standards at protocols, ang mga sumusunod na negosyo ay maaari nang makapag-operasyon sa 100 percent capacity:
1. Mining and Quarrying (domestic);
2. Other financial services (e.g., money exchange, insurance, reinsurance, lending companies, and non-compulsory pension funding);
3. Legal and Accounting;
4. Management Consultancy Activities;
5. Architecture and Engineering Activities; Technical Testing and Analysis;
6. Scientific and Research Development;
7. Advertising and Market Research;
8. Computer programming (such as writing, modifying, testing and supporting software, planning and designing computer systems), information service activities (such as data processing and hosting activities) and other related activities;
9. Publishing and printing services (such as printing of newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals, books, brochures, manuscripts, posters, maps, atlases, advertising catalogues, prospectuses, etc; printing directly onto textiles, plastic, glass, metal wood, and ceramics);
10. Film, music, and TV production;
11. Recruitment and placement agencies for overseas employment;
12. Other services such as photography services; fashion, industrial, graphic, and interior design;
13. Wholesale and retail trade of motor vehicles, motorcycles, and bicycles, including their parts and components;
14. Repair of motor vehicles, motorcycles, and bicycles (including vulcanizing shops, battery repair shops, auto repair shops, car wash);
15. Malls and commercial centers (non-leisure only), subject further to pertinent guidelines issued by DTI;
16. Non-leisure wholesale and retail establishments (mall-based or otherwise), such as:
a. Hardware stores;
b. Clothing and accessories;
c. Bookstores and school and office supplies stores;
d. Baby or infant care supplies stores;
e. Pet shops, pet food and pet care supplies;
f. IT, communications, and electronic equipment;
g. Flower, jewelry, novelty, antique, perfume shops;
h. Toy store (playgrounds and amusement area closed);
i. Music stores;
j. Art galleries (selling only); and
k. Firearms and ammunition trading establishment.
17. All other public and private construction projects, subject further to strict compliance to the issued construction safety guidelines for the implementation of infrastructure projects during the COVID-19 pandemic by the Department of Public Works and Highways
Ang nasabing circular ay magiging epektibo matapos ilathala at isumite sa University of the Philippines law center, ayon sa ahensya.