BCCP Trade Mission to the PH 2016

The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines (BCCP) organised a trade mission to the Philippines for British companies, which was held from 18 to 20 October 2016.

The mission’s aim was to help UK companies – especially Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and individual entrepreneurs – to explore potentials for business in the Philippines.

A number of companies came to the Philippines to explore business opportunities and meet relevant contacts. The participants came from the aerospace, energy, food and drink, skincare, furniture, ICT,  and tech industries.



Top government officials share plans to sustain growth (left to right) NEDA Deputy Director-General Rosemarie Edillon, DOF Undersecretary Antonette Tionko, BSP Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo and DTI Director Senen Perlada

BCCP successfully organised the Philippine Trade Summit: Exploring Opportunities for Sustained Growth in the Philippines in Makati on 18 October 2016. Top government officials shared with business leaders plans to sustain growth and economic projections under the new administration.

The annual summit is one of the highlights of BCCP’s Trade Mission to the Philippines for UK companies.



Business projects sustained economic growth in the next year (left to right) Trade Lawyers Partner Atty. Tony Abad, Globe CTIO Gil Genio, DTI Director Senen Perlada, Former NEDA Chief Cielito Habito, BCCP Chairman Chris Nelson, Philex Mining Corp. SVP Atty. Mike Toledo, and PFA Chairman Emeritus Samie Lim

In the Philippine Trade Summit,  business leaders shared industry insights and economic projections in the next five years. The event was also attended by top business executives and decision makers.



UK companies delegation come to PH to do business. Philippine British Business Council Chairman Amb. Jesus Tambunting, PNB Board Chairman Florencia G. Tarriela, BCCP Chairman Chris Nelson, Manuel Dayrit of HSBC, and Former Finance Secretary Bobby Ocampo join the farewell lunch for UK trade mission delegates in Makati.

As part of the Cross-Sector Trade Mission, BCCP brought to the Philippines eight UK companies keen to do business in the country.


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