Manila, More than 100 Philippine firms, including a large marketing institution and well-known hygienic tissue product supplier met with a Taiwanese business delegation to establish connections and discuss partnerships in Manila Tuesday.
The Filipino firms, including AVESCO Marketing Corporation and Sanitary Care Products Asia, Inc., met with the Taiwan Mix Industry Trade Mission delegation, jointly organized by the Ministry of Economic Affairs' Bureau of Foreign Trade and Taiwan External Trade Development Council, at the Makati Shangri-La in Metro Manila.
Over 20 Taiwanese firms were part of the delegation, which included businesses involved with automobile and motorcycle parts, machinery, food, LED lighting, building materials and hardware, safety monitoring and other general consumer goods.
Chen Wei-jui (???), head of the delegation, said Filipino firms have made a large number of inquiries about Taiwanese products and business opportunities are expected to follow.
The delegation attended a similar business matching event in Davao, on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, on Friday, where local firms attended in the hope of developing business opportunities.
The Davao event attracted 60 firms including steel company Steel Asia and hardware retailer Ace Hardware.
The Taiwan delegation will leave for the Indonesian capital Jakarta Wednesday for related business events.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel
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