Indian companies explore trade and investment opportunities with PH


The Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC) – New Delhi of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently held a business round table discussion with top Indian companies to explore trade and investment opportunities in the Philippines last July 7, 2016 at the PHD House, New Delhi, India.

Participated in by 70 Indian businessmen and key industry players, the event was jointly organized with the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It aimed to explore more business opportunities between India and the Philippines in priority key sectors such as information communication technology (ICT), automotive, agriculture, energy, and chemicals. Some emerging sectors such as pharmaceuticals, electronics and high-end furniture were also highlighted during the discussion.

Among the prominent speakers who delivered successful case studies and testimonials about Philippine-India joint ventures were Sandeep Tewari, Vice President of Field Fresh Pvt. Ltd, a leading food and fruit juice processing company in India with joint venture with Del Monte Philippines and Manoj Sahai, General Manager for Strategic Sales of the global multinational Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). Sahai emphasized the promotion of the Philippines as a top destination for Indian IT companies for those thinking to establish alternative delivery centers. Tata Consultancy Services is India’s number one IT services firm with a revenue turn-over of $16.4 Billion in 2016, with a market capitalization of US$ 80 Billion. TCS operates global delivery centers in the Philippines with about 4,500 employees.

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PH explores joint venture with India’s Field Fresh, Inc.

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The Philippines, through the Embassy of the Philippines New Delhi Commercial Counsellor Michael Alfred Ignacio met with India’s Field Fresh, Inc. to discuss positive developments involving India-Philippines relations and the ASEAN-India Free Trade Agreement. Field Fresh Inc., is a joint-venture between Del Monte Philippines, Inc. and Bharti, an Indian conglomerate which serves a 1.2 billion market in India aside from those in South Asia and South East Asia. In photo (from left to right): Commercial Counsellor Michael Alfred Ignacio, Field Fresh Inc’s CEO Yogesh Billani and Vice President Sandeep Tewari.

Indian companies invited to explore strategic opportunities in the Philippines

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Indian companies invited to explore strategic opportunities in the Philippines. The Philippines, through the Department of Trade and Industry’s Philippine Trade and Investment Center (DTI-PTIC) – New Delhi invites industry leaders and major players in the Indian Logistics and Distribution sectors during the National Summit: Logistics India 2016 held last May 44, 2016 in New Delhi, India. Commercial Counsellor Michael Alfred V. Ignacio (included in the photo) of the PTIC-New Delhi discussed potentials of the Philippines as a strategic entry point and logistics hub for Indian merchandise exports for the ASEAN market, particularly opportunities in Subic and Clark Freeport and Special Economic Zones.

Indian execs explore trade opportunities in PH

The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry’s Philippine Trade & Investment Center (DTI-PTIC) in New Delhi recently held a Business Round Table and Executive Briefing entitled: High Potential Philippines India Strategic Partnerships on Trade and Investments at the FIEO headquarters in New Delhi on March 31, 2016.

Fifty (50) businessmen and industry players from India met with Philippine trade officials to further explore business opportunities between the two countries. Representatives discussed mutually valuable opportunities in ICT, Automotives, Energy, Defense, Pharmaceuticals, Agriculture, Minerals, Chemicals, Electronics and Semiconductors.

FIEO top executives Mr. Ajay Sahai, Director General & CEO, and Mr. Anil K. Monga, a member of the FIEO Managing Committee welcomed the delegation and delivered the opening keynote remarks for the event attended by FIEO members who had current business and strong interest to explore opportunities in the Philippines.

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IBPAP sends Business Delegation to the NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2016


Mumbai, India – A 10-member Philippine Business Delegation through the assistance of the Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC) –New Delhi recently joined the NASSCOM India Leadership Forum (NILF) at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai.

The Philippine delegation, organized by the IT Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP), was composed of top executives from IBPAP and IBPAPmember companies including Sutherland, Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS), John Clements, BPO International, and TalkPush. Through this delegation, the country’s Information Technology and Business Process Management (IT-BPM) sector is expecting to explore business potentials with the giant Indian-IT-BPM.

PTIC New Delhi, the Commercial Section of the Philippine Embassy in India, arranged a round table meeting for the members of the Philippine delegation with the top IT executives of the Indian conglomerate Aditya Birla Group and NASSCOM, India’s foremost software industry association. For 2016, it is on the top priority on trade and investment of PTIC New Delhi to forward the country’s IT-BPM among other high potential sectors in India.

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