PGMA urges Japan's business leaders to see for themselves investment
possibilities in RP
TOKYO, Japan, May 23 (PNA) – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo urged
Wednesday Japanese business leaders to visit the Philippines and see for
themselves the investment possibilities the country has to offer.
"We are a good business environment getting even better," the President
told Japanese businessmen at the Philippine Business Seminar at Tokyo’s
Kaikan Hotel this afternoon.
With its bullish stock market, strong currency and economy breaking new
grounds, the Philippines has emerged as a new favorite investment
"And so we urge you, participants in this business seminar and leaders of
the Japanese business community to come to the Philippines and explore all
that the country has to offer you and your business," she said.
The President said the Philippines is now a competitive location for all
companies planning to establish or expand their operations in the
A major attribute of the Philippines as an attractive investment area is
its strategic location in a fast growing region, coupled with its
well-educated, productive and English-speaking workforce, she added. (PNA)