BusinessMirror | Biz leaders ask govt: keep Europe GSP plus

  By: Elijah Felice Rosales | September 21, 2020   INDUSTRY leaders are asking the Philippine government to negotiate with the European Union to avert the possible termination of the country’s trade privilege, saying trade should be improved—not decreased—in the time of a global pandemic.   The possible loss of the Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) …

Robert Walters Webinar: Redefining the Future Business Leader

    Robert Walters Webinar: Redefining the Future Business Leader Date: 10th September 2020 Time:    12:30pm (PHT)     The impact and scale of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic was both unexpected and unprecedented. Around the globe, we witnessed leaders having to rapidly change their approach to the way they work, manage and lead their teams …

BusinessWorld | PHL-UK trade talks identify aerospace, electronics as priorities

BW FILE PHOTO by Jenina P. Ibanez | August 20, 2020 | 8:27 pm   THE PHILIPPINES and the UK plan to strengthen their economic partnership to increase investments in key sectors like aerospace and electronics.   The two countries, represented by the Trade department and British Ambassador to the Philippines Daniel Pruce, on Aug. …

Philstar | MECQ seen to derail June infra spending bounce-back

by Ian Nicholas Cigaral (PhilStar.com) | August 17, 2020 | 4:50 pm   MANILA, Philippines — A resumption of construction activities as the economy emerged from a coronavirus-induced shutdown helped propel government infrastructure spending in June, although the recovery is unlikely to be sustained as some areas remained under looser lockdown.   Capital outlays jumped 38.9% …

CNN Philippines | How are foreign investors reacting to the Philippine economy’s worst performance in decades during the second quarter?

WATCH: How are foreign investors reacting to the Philippine economy’s worst performance in decades during the second quarter? CNN Philippines talks to British Chamber of Commerce Philippines’ Executive Director/Trustee Chris Nelson to share his insight. Nelson also gives suggestions on how the government can help the economy bounce back after the COVID-19 pandemic.

British Chamber hosts webinar with DTI Secretary on rebuilding Philippine economy

BCCP Executive Director & Trustee Chris Nelson with Secretary Ramon Lopez   4 August 2020 – The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines along with other European chambers hosted a webinar with DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez on August 4, 2020. The importance of finding the balance between health and the economy was discussed. Key strategies include …

British Chamber’s Nelson says pandemic overshadowing Brexit

  British Chamber’s Nelson says pandemic overshadowing Brexit (Philstar.com) – July 26, 2020 – 1:14am MANILA, Philippines — British businesses are not as concerned over preparations and negotiations over the United Kingdom’s divorce from the European Union at the moment than they are with the ongoing health crisis and the economic fissures arising from it. …

British Chamber holds webinar with DOT Secretary on recovery plans for tourism

BCCP Executive Director & Trustee Chris Nelson with Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, Undersecretary Art Boncato, and Undersecretary Benito Bengzon Jr   1 July 2020 – The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines along with other European Chambers hosted a webinar with the Department of Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat last Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Tourism accounted for 12.7 …

Cong. Sharon Garin Discusses ARISE with European Chambers

BCCP Executive Director & Trustee Chris Nelson with Cong. Sharon S. Garin 26 June 2020 – The Philippine unemployment rate surged from 5.3% in January 2020 to 17.7% in April 2020. To address this, Congress passed the Accelerated Recovery and Investments Stimulus for the Economy (ARISE) Philippines Act. The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines with …

British Chamber Welcomes Approval of P1.3 trillion Economic Stimulus Measure

British Chamber Executive Directror and Trustee, Chris Nelson (left) with DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez 27 May 2020 – The British Chamber of Commerce welcomes the House Defeat COVID-19 committee’s approval of the Philippine Economic Stimulus Act (PESA) which will help secure sustained operations of business and help retain jobs.  It also supports the call of …