PH Embassy, Singapore Business Federation Collaborate Anew to Promote Trade and Investment Opportunities in PH
SINGAPORE 27 August 2021 — The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, together with Singapore Business Federation (SBF), co-organized a webinar on “Expanding Trade and Investment Opportunities in the Philippines” under the ASEAN edition of FYIstival, Singapore’s flagship digital space for virtual engagements on 12 August 2021,
The webinar, supported by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and business chambers in Singapore and the Philippines, was attended by almost 300 business representatives from the two countries.
Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph del Mar Yap shared with the participants important macroeconomic indicators showing that the PH economy is already on the mend, and assured them that the Philippines remains a conducive place to do business even in the post-COVID era.
Several business leaders also discussed their experiences in expanding and scaling up their businesses in the Philippines, including Ayala Corporation’s Jaime Alfonso Zobel de Ayala, and Metro Pacific Investments Corporation’s Karim Manuel G. Garcia, among others.
This is the second event this year that the Philippine Embassy has jointly organized with SBF. The first event, which was the 2nd Philippines – Singapore Business and Investment Summit, held virtually in March, was also very well-received by over 300 participants from around the globe. END