Philippine Business Forum in Melbourne: Strengthening Economic Ties with Australia

The Philippine Business Forum was held on 4 March 2024 alongside the ASEAN Australia Summit in Melbourne, Australia was a momentous occasion that brought together esteemed business leaders from both the Philippines and Australia. President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. delivered a keynote speech extending a warm invitation to Australian business leaders to explore investment opportunities in the Philippines. He […]

Australia-Philippines National Development Partnerships Briefing with the National Development Company

Photo Credits: SBS Filipino The Australia Philippines Business Council hosted the Australia-Philippines National Development Partnerships Briefing and Networking Mixer with The National Development Company, represented by NDC General Manager Anton Mauricio on 4 March 2024 against the backdrop of the Philippine Business Forum organized by Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Speeches and presentations from […]

APBC Official Engagements 2023

This has been a remarkable year filled with partnerships, impactful initiatives, and the collective effort of our dedicated Directors, Members and Partners. As we reflect on the achievements of the past year, let us also look forward to new opportunities and challenges that the coming year may bring. Thank you for being an integral part […]

PAMM Dialogue with Minister for Trade and Tourism Senator the Hon Don Farrell |10 October 2023

On the 10th of September 2023, a dialogue was held with Trade and Tourism Minister Senator the Hon Don Farrell, chaired by Ambassador to the Philippines. H.E Ms HK Yu PSM with participating private sector representatives from Australia and the Philippines for the sixth Philippines–Australia Ministerial Meeting (PAMM) in Adelaide. The dialogue generated the opportunity […]

The Sixth Philippines–Australia Ministerial Meeting (PAMM) Adelaide | 9-10 October 2023

Foreign Minister Penny Wong and Trade and Tourism Minister Don Farrell welcomed Philippine Secretary for Foreign Affairs Enrique Manalo and Secretary of Trade Alfredo Pascual to Adelaide for the sixth Philippines–Australia Ministerial Meeting (PAMM). With the recent visit of Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to the Philippines including the signing the Australia-Philippines Strategic Partnership, PAMM provided […]

APBC on CNN Philippines: Exciting Trade Developments Between Australia and the Philippines

𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗰𝗿𝗲𝘁𝗲 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗻𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗱𝗱𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗔𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗹𝗶𝗮𝗻 𝗶𝗻𝘃𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘀 𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗣𝗵𝗶𝗹𝗶𝗽𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗺𝗮𝗿𝗸𝗲𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗰𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗷𝗼𝗯 𝗼𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗹𝗼𝗼𝗸 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗺𝗶𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴. CNN Philippines had an insightful conversation with Rafael Toda, President of the Australia Philippines Business Council on 10 May, 2023 in Manila. The discussion focused on the current state of trade relations between Australia and the Philippines. Mr. […]

Coffee Catch-Up with APBC

Breakfast and coffee catch-up with APBC President Rafael Toda along with other APBC members and Consul Commercial of DTI Sydney Alma Argayoso on February 15, 2023. Courtesy of Megaward Property Group. APBC Members discussed their interest in doing business in the Philippines. Conversations included market opportunities related to bilateral trade and project initiatives. Keep up […]

End of Year Celebrations

The Australia-Philippines Business Council (APBC) had its year end celebration in Sydney on Friday 2nd Dec at the Sofitel Darling Harbour. APBC President Rafael Toda highlighted the range of engagements from each state which cemented APBC’s commitment to strengthening deep ties, trade and investment between the Philippines and Australia through partnerships and collaboration with government, […]

A Taste of the Philippines

We are excited to announce the APBC is a successful recipient of an Australia-ASEAN Council (DFAT) Grant. The grant is aimed at stimulating trade between Australia and ASEAN post-pandemic, and we are proud to have been able to showcase two of the most impacted industries in the Philippines and Australia: Hospitality and Tourism. We have […]