DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez with the DTI officials and Philippine delegates at the Philippines Booth.

DTI Singapore successfully represented the Philippines at the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (ABIS) 2018 through a booth exhibition promoting the country as the leading investment destination in the region.

The Philippine booth displayed several investment information to convey to summit participants that aside from young, educated and English-speaking workforce, the Philippines offers foreign investors a captive 101 million domestic market and unrivaled access to other key markets such as the ASEAN, ASEAN Partners (China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia and New Zealand), EUROPE – EFTA (Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein) EU (GSP+), and the United States

ABIS 2018 attracted more than 1,000 participants which included high-level government and business personalities from the region and beyond who are pivotal in elevating the economic growth in ASEAN.

The event was held last 12-13 November at the Sands Expo and Convention Center and was organized by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) and the Singapore Business Federation (SBF).♦

Date of Release: 22 November 2018