Sydney – Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon M. Lopez shared how the Philippines (PH) is preparing for the “future of work” during the CEO Forum held at the sidelines of ASEAN-Australia Special Summit last 17 March. The CEO Forum gathered ASEAN and Australian business leaders to discuss six main topics vital to deepening economic integration. The topics, discussed in separate CEO Forum Roundtables, were (1) tourism destination development and aviation; (2) digital...
15 February 2018 – APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) Philippines members call on the local business community to share the benefits of growth and embrace the digital economy. These echoed the key themes of the first ABAC meeting for 2018 held in Auckland, New Zealand last February 1-4. Tomas Alcantara, chair of ABAC Philippines, noted how APEC plays a critical role towards achieving the shared goal of inclusivity which will directly impact the domestic economy. “APEC represents an...
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...
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.
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Published on November 2017