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Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Ponciano C. Manalo, Jr. (left) welcomes Swiss-Asian Chamber of Commerce President Urs Lustenberger (right) during the trade and investment forum arranged by the Board of Investments (BOI) and Foreign Trade Service Corps (FTSC) on November 13, 2014 at the Industry and Investments Building in Makati City. Lustenberger, who is also the Chairman of the Executive Board and Chairman Legal Affairs of the SACC, led a business delegation to the Philippines. The delegation’s visit in Manila and Cebu was arranged through the Philippine Embassy in Berne and DTI’s Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Geneva. Urs Lustenberger agrees with Department of Trade and Industry Undersecretary Ponciano C. Manalo, Jr. that the country is benefiting from a snowballing momentum given its robust and growing economy. Also in the photo is Swiss Ambassador to the Philippines Ivo Seiber. (DTI-PRU)