Secretary Ramon M. Lopez (right) with New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian during their meeting on 7 December 2017. MAKATI – The government of New South Wales (NSW) expressed its confidence in the Philippine (PH) economy and wants to explore strengthened trade and investment cooperation ties between PH and NSW. In a meeting with Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez on 7 December 2017, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian conveyed their government’s intention to enhance...
PASAY CITY—As part of the government’s objective to strengthen its economic relations with external partners, the Philippines (PH) recently (10 September 2017) discussed with Australia (AU) and New Zealand (NZ) bilateral trade issues to bring the Philippine relations with these two countries into a more strategic direction. At the sidelines of the PH hosting of the 49th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ (AEM) Meeting and Related Meetings, Department of Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez, who...
The Department of Trade and Industry welcomes Australia’s Sydney Harbor Tall Ships, a company operating cruises and private charters in Sydney Harbor as they open their call center in the Philippines. During a meeting with DTI’s Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Sydney (PTIC-Sydney), Philippine Commercial Consul Kenneth Yap noted that SH Tall Ships’ owners cited the talent in the Philippines as one of the main reasons for choosing to locate here. “Filipinos share the same language and...
Doing Business in the Philippines
Despite the global economic challenges, the Philippines remains bullish as far as creating an ideal climate for both existing and potential investors. Part of the overall effort to achieve this goal is to provide relevant and updated information to local and foreign businessmen. The Board of Investments (BOI), the line agency involved in marketing and investment promotion, came up with this Primer to guide prospective investors in making sound investment decisions. The Primer includes the country’s laws, rules and regulations and policies that govern the procedural requirements
Types of business entities available for foreign companies.
Business Enabling Programmes and Investments for OFWs
A summary of business-enabling programmes and investment options for OFWs. The list contains programme descriptions and directories.
List of Philippine Franchisors in the Food, Retail and Services sectors
A Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) Guidebook on Basic Banking and Financial Transactions.
The Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC)-Sydney is the representative office of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the country
PTIC-Sydney is part of the Philippine Foreign Trade Service Corps (FTSC) of the DTI’s Trade and Investments Promotions Group.
Areas of Coverage:Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu
Kenneth T. Yap
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Published on November 2017