The following events scheduled to be held March to June 2020 have been postponed until further notice:

APBC WA Launch (Perth)
Philippine Investment Climate Update (Sydney)
Trade & Export Opportunities Roadshow (Regional VIC)
Business & Breakfast Networking (Sydney)
Welcome Reception - Phil Education Undersecretary (Sydney)
Pacific Business Mission to the Philippines (DTI)
REITS Business Briefing (Sydney)

Multicultural Communities Influence Business

Australia has a large migrant population, with 49 per cent of residents having one parent born overseas. Understanding the role of these multicultural
communities (including international students and tourists) within Australia in driving demand for local products and services overseas, is useful.

For example, whether international students encourage their friends
and family overseas to buy Australian products.

Ph Calls For Action At Next WTO Meet

"We should support and maintain an open, fair, predictable, transparent and rules-based multilateral trading system as embodied in the WTO,” Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez conveyed to his fellow trade ministers as he recalled the importance of the World Trade Organization (WTO) at the Informal WTO Ministerial Meeting held in Shanghai, China on 05 November 2019.

The Philippines urged members to work hard to conclude by December 2019 the negotiations on fisheries subsidies to address the problem on illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU).


Become A Member

Looking to do business in the Philippines or strengthen existing business links? We invite you to join the APBC. Annual memberships are available in three levels – National Sponsor, Corporate, Small Business/Individuals.