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BSP Governor Tetangco’s Prudent Policy for a Strong Philippine Economy

At a Public Lecture, 18 April, held at the Philippine Embassy, Bangko Sentral Governor Amando Tetangco, Jr. presented a positive global outlook and assured investors of sustainable robust economic growth for the Philippines in 2017-2018. The Governor cited World Bank projections of a rebound in advanced economies (U.S., Japan, U.K.) …

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Manila Business Forum 2017: Investment Opportunities and Economic Agenda

MANILA  – On February 21, US-Philippines Society Directors of the Board took part in the panel discussion with legislative leaders, including Senate President Koko Pimentel, Sen. Grace Poe, and Mindanao Congressman Max Rodriguez, the delegation welcomed assurances that congress would ease restrictions on foreign investment and strengthen a rules-based legal …

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Ambassador Maisto on Trade and Investment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As discussant at the December 13 Philippine Trade and Economic Officers Planning Meeting, Ambassador John F. Maisto offered his views on future growth prospects in bilateral trade and investment, building on strong business support structures, education, and the Philippine diaspora – features that have attracted over 700 …

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December 2016: Manila Business and Trade Meetings

MANILA – On 1-2 December, Ambassador John D. Negroponte traveled to Manila to promote US-PH ties. At a breakfast meeting, he spoke on US-Philippines business prospects with members of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (see photo). He also met with US-PH Society Co-chair Manuel V. Pangilinan and …

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Philippines: East Asia’s Fastest Growing Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On 6 October, at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a group of financial experts discussed the outlook for the Philippine economy. The Keynote Speaker, Finance Secretary of the Philippines Carlos G. Dominguez III, delivered address entitled “Inclusive Growth under the Rule of Law.” Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, together …

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Business Mission and Board of Directors Meeting 2016

PHILIPPINES – On June 22-24, the US-Philippines Society Board of Directors convened in Manila and Davao for a board meeting program and business mission. The three-day program was highlighted by a call on former President Aquino and a meeting with President Duterte and key members of his administration. On June …

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Philippines Business and Investment Forum: Multi-Dimensional Approach to Growth

Philippines Business and Investment Forum Highlights Achievements of Aquino Administration and Reassures Investors of Political Stability and Growth Prospects in Key Sectors New York City – At the March 3 Philippines Business and Investment Forum held in the Sheraton New York Times Square, over 290 attendees listened as panelists presented …

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PBIF: Ambassador Cuisia Calls to Invest in the Filipino People

NEW YORK – The US-Philippines Society co-sponsored a March 3 Philippine Investment Forum at the Sheraton New York Times Square. The forum highlighted the Aquino administration’s achievements in good governance, competitiveness, inclusive growth, and reassured investors of policy continuity and growth prospects in key sectors, including infrastructure, IT-business process management, …

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Silicon Valley Immersion For Young Filipino Innovators

The Inaugural Excelr8 Program SAN FRANCISCO, CA – On February 15-19, Philippine delegation of fifteen #BeTheBoss winners and finalists and PLDT Smart SME Managers attended a week-long Excelr8 Program, Feb 15-19, in Silicon Valley, home to the world’s leading software and technology corporations.  The program, an initiative by Chairman M. V. …

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2015 Year End Review by Ambassador Cuisia

PHILIPPINES TO END 2015 ON A HIGH NOTE – AMBASSADOR CUISIA TELLS WASHINGTON STAKEHOLDERS WASHINGTON, D.C.- “Today, we look back on an eventful year and the great strides taken by the Philippines on the firm belief that good governance is good economics. The Philippine economy is in excellent shape, and the …

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