The Philippines is not always considered by Australia’s mining sector as an export destination, but participation at the recent mining conference ExplORE Philippines has helped change perceptions.
In 2014, Australia attracted over A$140 billion in new foreign investment – up A$21.2 billion, or 17.8 per cent, over the A$119 billion invested the year before.
During the same period the total stock of Australia’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased 9 per cent to reach A$688 billion, or 2.2 per cent of total global FDI.
ANZ Global Services and Operations (GSO), Manila was recently recognised as the Employer of the Year by the prestigious Apolinario Mabini Awards. This is the second recognition ANZ Manila received in 2015 after being named Best Global In-House Centre of the Year at the International ICT Awards early this year.