| Trade, investment discussed at European-Philippines business summit


(As released) The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines supported the European-Philippine Business Summit led by the European Chamber of Commerce Philippines, or ECCP, on October 30.


Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, for his keynote, delivered a presentation on the Philippine economic outlook.


Executive Director and Trustee Chris Nelson moderated the panel discussion on trade and investments. Panelists included DTI Undersecretary Ceferino Rodolfo, Acting Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines Rafael de Bustamante, IMF Representative Yongzheng Yang and OECD Advisor Stephanie Venuti.


Discussion focused on economic recovery and transforming the Philippines as an attractive investment destination by easing foreign investment restrictions.


The British Chamber continues to work with the European business community for the swift passage of amendments to the retail trade liberalization, public service and foreign investment acts. — As released


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