MAKATI CITY, Sept. 29 -- A market insight seminar focused on the Philippines was recently co-organized by the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and Philippine Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) Philippine Trade & Investment Centre (PTIC)-Singapore to invite Singaporean companies and Singapore-based firms to SBF’s planned Philippine business mission later this year. Some 125 business leaders attended expecting more trade and partnership opportunities with Philippine companies under the new administration.
Seminar speakers were Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio Morales, PTIC-Singapore Commercial Counsellor Glenn Peñaranda, Philippines’ BDO Unibank Senior Vice President and Head of Research Dante Tinga, Jr., Tax and Auditing Services firm SGV partner-in-charge for Mindanao Alvin Pinpin, Law firm Reed Smith Singapore partner Matthew Gorman, and Frontier Strategy Group Head of Research for APAC Adam Jarczyk.
“This seminar and the upcoming mission show the sustained interest of Singapore in the Philippines, not only in Metro Manila but also in key regional centers such as Clark, Cebu and Davao. We are excited to welcome the participants as the visit w