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Jul 18

PBBC Business Delegation to Manila 18-20 November 2013

Want to do business in the largest Asian English-speaking country in South East Asia? Then don’t miss the chance to exploit the British Philippine Business Council’s extensive business connections when they visit Manila between 18-22 November 2013.  The Philippines Introduction The Philippines with over 98 million people is one of the largest markets in SE Asia …

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Jul 15

EU lifts ban on Philippines Airlines

It is great news that the EU airban on national flag carrier Philippines Airlines has been lifted. The ban remains in place on other Philippines carriers. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) and the EU Delegation hosted a joint press conference on 10 July 2013 in Manila to announce the partial lifting of the …

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Jul 12

PCCI,Ecop & Philexport call for Government to do more

economic performance

Three major Philippines business groups are confident that the stunning performance of the economy in the first quarter of the year will prompt President Aquino and his economic advisers to institute more reforms that will benefit the country. “What that [first-quarter economic performance] gave businessmen is hope. We have become hopeful that changes are already …

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May 01

Philippines Achieves First Ever Investment Grade Bond Rating – April 2013

A UKTI Report from the British Embassy Manila. An earlier-than-expected upgrade for the Philippines given by London-based Fitch Ratings. This was not unexpected and represents an important milestone rather than a break in the trend or end point. But, for the Philippines, important and historic recognition of the economic progress it has made. The change …

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