Business accords signed at Batangas business forum

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Three important business accords were signed at today’s Batangas City business and investment forum, which was organized by the local government and business sector of Batangas City with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

At the forum, dubbed “Let’s Talk Business: Invest in Batangas City,” memorandums of agreement (MOAs) were signed between Batangas City Mayor Eduardo B

Dimacuha and Philippine Azkals Dan Stephen Palami, Batangas State University Dr

Nora L

Magnaye and Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Company Ms

Cecile R

Batalla, and Department of Trade and Industry Undersecretary Nora K

Terrado and Cities of Batangas, Iloilo and Cagayan de Oro, represented by Batangas Mayor Eduardo B

Dimacuha, Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick E

Mabilog and Cagayan de Oro Mayor Oscar S


The one-day event was held today, Dec

11, at the InterContinental Hotel Manila in Makati City

The signing of the MOAs indicated the success of the forum, which aimed to attract foreign and local investors to explore infrastructure, agriculture, tourism, and industry and manufacturing investment opportunities in Batangas city

Shown in the photos are Batangas City Mayor Dimacuha, Batangas State University Dr

Magnaye, Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Company’s Batalla, DTI Undersecretary Terrado, USAID’s Beck, Iloilo City Mayor Mabilog and CdO Mayor Moreno


Jose P

Leviste, PhD, ITPI’s non-executive chairman who was invited to attend the one-day business forum, brought with him to the forum the other ITPI officers Executive Chairman and CEO Architect Romolo V

Nati, President Atty

Jojo Leviste and Lorenz Ziller, Chairman of Multiplata Investment Group, an ITPI sales partner

Among Philippine cities, Batangas City is experiencing rapid growth due to improved employment and quality of life prospects, facilitated by excellent transportation networks, including an international port and accessible roads well-connected to nearby markets

Known as the industrial port city of the Calabarzon region, its average annual growth rate is 2

13 percent