INQUIRER | Retailers see bill easing foreign entry as ‘win-win

  Philippine Star | Louella Desiderio | May 24, 2021 | 12:00 AM     MANILA, Philippines — The country’s group of retailers see the bill seeking to ease requirements for the entry of foreign retailers through lower paid-up capital approved by the Senate as a win-win for providing protection for local micro, small and …

INQUIRER | Public Service Act revision pushed

  Roy Stephen C. Canivel – Reporter | Philippine Daily Inquirer | May 25, 2021 | 04:05 AM     Several foreign business groups urged Congress to immediately pass the proposed amendments to the country’s Public Service Act (PSA), which would open different services sectors to foreign ownership, after “tens of billions of dollars” in capital …

The Manila Times | British Chamber lauds efforts to further liberalize trade

The Manila Times | by: Christine Gaylican | May 21, 2021   THE British Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (BCCP) lauded the Philippine government’s efforts to further liberalize the economy by amending the retail trade and foreign investments act.   BCCP Executive Director and Trustee Chris Nelson said these economic measures could further bring …

Philstar | British Chamber’s Chris Nelson speaks at online healthcare info management event

Chris Nelson, executive director and trustee of the British Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, served as co-presented at the 5th Virtual Learning Session hosted by the Healthcare Information Management Association of the Philippines, or HIMAP.   The online event carried the theme “Global Business Opportunities in Healthcare Information Management (A Chamber’s Perspective)” held on …

The Manila Times | British Chamber holds webinar on safeguarding pork and poultry

The Manila Times | May 13, 2021   THE British Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (BCCP) hosted an event addressing the current supply of pork and the potential shortage on supply of poultry in the country. The webinar featured Dr. William Dar, secretary of the Department of Agriculture (DA); Reildrin Morales, Bureau of Animal …

INQUIRER | Pass more economic reform bills, BCCP urges gov’t

  Roy Stephen C. Canivel – Reporter | Philippine Daily Inquirer | May 17, 2021 | 04:05 AM   The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines (BCCP) is pushing for the passage before the elections next year of three pending economic bills seen to attract more foreign direct investments (FDI) into the Philippines.   BCCP Executive Director …

CNN | Pork imports may hit 600M kilos this year as traders take advantage of cheap duties

CNN Philippines | Apr 21, 2021 | 7:39:24 PM   Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 21) – Meat importers are rushing to book orders of frozen pork from abroad for the next three months to take advantage of cheap tariffs announced by Malacañang, an industry group said Wednesday.   Philippine Association of Meat Processors Inc. Director Jet Ambalada …