The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry is placing confidence in a “disruptive leader” who has reached out to the business community even before he was inaugurated into office.
MANILA, Philippines – Filipino and Chinese business leaders are expected to sign memoranda of understanding (MOU) on the sidelines of the visit of President Rodrigo Duterte to Beijing next week.
President Rodrigo R. Duterte will speak before the business community as guest of honor of the 42nd Philippine Business Conference & Expo of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (October 12 – 13, 2016), the country’s largest business organization, at the Marriott Grand Ballroom in Pasay City.
BUSINESS LEADERS are seeking clearer policy directions in the face of “some confusion” from pronouncements made in the first hundred days of the administration President Rodrigo R. Duterte.
Business leaders and economists opposed the proposed moratorium on farmland conversion, saying it would not only hamper the entry of much needed investments into the Philippines, but could set back the country’s development goals.
Malacañang is lining up outspoken supporters of the Ramos and the Arroyo administrations to defend President Duterte amid the international backlash over the numerous alleged extrajudicial killings since he took office and his infuriating and insulting remarks against world leaders and the country’s allies.