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Philippine Economic Briefing in London, 25 September 2018
The Philippine Economic Briefing addressed a packed room of around 250 attendees from the corporate and financial UK sectors. The forum provided an update on the Duterte administration’s economic agenda, the impressive performance and potential of the PH economy, and investment opportunities – including the Build! Build! Build! Program.

The PH in the Global Value Chain
Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez, Budget and Management Secretary Benjamin Diokno, National Economic and Development Authority Secretary Ernesto Pernia, and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo took part in an insightful discussion on the Philippines’ role in the global value chain, in a roundtable briefing with corporate members of the Asia House and selected UK companies. They provided a comprehensive background about the current state of the Philippine economy and growth industries, with particular emphasis on the resurgence of the manufacturing sector and strength of the services sector.

The briefing was chaired by Asia House Chief Executive, Michael Lawrence.

Investing in PH Infrastructure
Secretary Lopez was joined by Secretaries Arthur Tugade and Mark Villar, and BCDA CEO Vivencio Dizon in a roundtable discussion with British infrastructure and banking executives to discuss how UK companies can get more involved in the country’s ambitious Build! Build! Build! Program.

Asia House hosted the ministerial delegation and the discussion was chaired by Asia House’s Chief Executive, Michael Lawrence.

UK-ASEAN Business Council Breakfast Briefing
In a roundtable hosted by UK-ASEAN Business Council, Secretary Lopez engaged in conversation with members of the UKABC and the British Chamber to highlight that the PH economy stands on solid foundations that will support inclusive growth and balanced development. The meeting provided an opportunity for UK companies to get the Secretary’s views on their specific areas of business interest in the PH.

PH Economic Managers Roadshow and Secretary Ramon Lopez’s visit to London

The Foreign Trade Service Officers successfully conducted their regional planning consecutively held from 03-13 December 2018 to discuss and review strategies in promoting Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) goes Global program for overseas Filipinos, Philippine Export Development Plan (PEDP), and the country’s Investment Priorities Plan to improve the Philippines’ trade relations
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London, United Kingdom – Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon M. Lopez headlined the ‘Kapihan sa Pasuguan’ at the Philippine Embassy in London on 22 September 2018. The Secretary related the Philippines’ economic growth to the audience composed of FilCom leaders, Filipino business executives and young professionals in the United Kingdom.
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Philippine companies Malagos Chocolate, Auro Chocolate, Theo & Philo Artisan Chocolates, and MS3 Agri-Ventures were announced winners of the Academy of Chocolate Awards 2018 for their outstanding chocolate products. MALAGOS AGRI-VENTURES CORPORATION Tree to Bar Category 72% Dark Chocolate (BRONZE) 85% Dark Chocolate (BRONZE) Drinking Chocolate Category 85% Dark Chocolate
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London, United Kingdom – The United Kingdom and the Philippines made a joint commitment to enhance economic cooperation and expand trade and investment between the two countries, as the 7th Annual UK-Philippines High Level Talks took place in London.  Excellent discussions and outcome towards enhanced economic cooperation at the 7th
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Destileria Limtuaco showcases their award-winning craft spirits at WSTA Annual Conference 2017.   London, United Kingdom – Craft spirits from the Philippines took center stage when Destileria Limtuaco joined the Philippine Trade and Investment Center – London at the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) Annual Conference 2017 on 12
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The launch party of The Pineapple Room on 25 April 2017 at The Old Truman Brewery – a London hub for the new and the hip – “celebrates innovative and sustainable material solutions in fashion.” Happy to join the Ananas Anam team led by innovator Dr. Carmen Hijosa at Bourgeois
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London, United Kingdom – The Philippines participated at the Natural and Organic Products Europe on 2-3 April at ExCel London. NOPE is the the biggest natural products show in the UK and the number one organic event in the EU.  The Philippine Pavilion will showcase the best of the island’s
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London, United Kingdom – “Business Opportunities in the Franchising Industry”: A Briefing for Overseas Filipinos Through this forum, the Philippine Franchise Association (PFA) brings the Filipino community in the United Kingdom the opportunity to hear about exciting developments in the Philippine franchising industry and how it presents business opportunities for
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The Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) is now finalizing the general policies and specific guidelines of the 2017 Investments Priorities Plan (IPP) following the approval by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte of the plan on 28 February 2017. The IPP, approved through Memorandum Order No. 12, was published in Manila Bulletin
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