DTI holds investment briefing with Indonesian investors: The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) welcomes Indonesia’s PT Perkebunan Nusantara’s (PTPN) business delegation visit to Manila from October 15 to 19, 2013. The visit aims to seek areas of cooperation and look at business opportunities, particularly in the Philippine palm oil and renewable energy industries. PTPN intends to explore the development of oil-palm plantations with processing facility in Mindanao.

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In Photo are Undersecretary Ponciano C. Manalo Jr. (third from left) and Philippine Commercial Attache Alma Argayoso (left), PTPN delegates (starting from 4th left) PTPN Director for Planning and Development of State-Owned Enterprises for Plantations Memed Wiramihardja, State-Owned Enterprises Senior Officer Herman Hidayat and PTPN Director for Planning and Development Ahmad Arifin. Also in attendance was tour operator and real estate developer Panorama Group’s CEO, Mr. Budi Tirtawisata (second from left) who joined the group for the briefing.