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Strengthened Interest from Japanese Investors

 

Department of Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez recently (28 February) delivered the keynote message in the Economic Ministers in Philippine Economic Forum held last in Tokyo. Secretary Ernesto Pernia (2nd from R), Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade (3rd from L), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar (2nd from L), Honorable Jose P. Laurel (leftmost) and Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) Chairman Vince Dizon (rightmost) presented also at the forum organized by DTI’s Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC) - Tokyo in cooperation with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC), and The Philippine Society of Japan, Inc. The combined networks of partner organizations gathered a full house crowd of over 800 Japanese investors, business executives, small, medium enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurs all of whom can serve as prospective investors and technical partners for members of the Philippine business community, in fields as varied and diverse as infrastructure, manufacturing, renewable energy, urban planning, tourism and agribusiness sectors. 

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 Date Posted: March 1, 2017

 

Indian Chamber on ASEAN Integration

 

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce Inc. (FICCI) recently held a forum on “ASEAN Integration: How Will Philippine Business Benefit?” at the Marriott Hotel in Pasay City. Panelists were Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon M. Lopez, Presidential Adviser on Entrepreneurship and ASEAN Business Advisory Council (BAC) Chairman Joey Concepcion, and Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industries (PCCI) President George Barcelon. In his remarks, Sec. Lopez reassured members of the FICCI that the ASEAN integration will bring greater opportunities for businesses. Photo shows (from left): FICCI Corporate Secretary Ravi Samtani, Mr. George Barcelon, FICCI President Rex Daryanani, ABS-CBN News Channel Producer and Anchor Caroline Howard as panel moderator, Sec. Ramon Lopez, Mr. Joey Concepcion, and FICCI Vice President for Internal Affairs Lal Chatlani.

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 Date Posted: March 1, 2017