19 July 2012, New York – A well-attended forum on the Philippine Mining Industry took place at the Kalayaan Hall of the Philippine Center in New York on 18 July 2012.
Dubbed: “Philippines Investor Outlook: The Mining Industry”, the event was organized by the Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce in New York (PACC-NY) with the support of the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines, the Philippine Trade and Investment Center-NY (PTIC-NY), Murdoch Capital, and the US-Philippines Society.
The series is part of the efforts of the PACC-NY in cooperation with the Philippine Consulate General and the PTIC to highlight developments and investment opportunities in selected Philippine industries.
For the focus on the Mining Industry, no less than Philippine Chamber of Mines President Philip Benjamin Romualdez delivered the Keynote Remarks on the latest developments in the Mining Industry including the implications of Executive Order No. 79 on Mining issued by President Benigno C. Aquino III.
Joining Mr. Romualdez who is also the President and CEO of Benguet Corporation, were Atty. Mike Toledo, SVP for Corporate Affairs of Philex Mining; Mr. Renato Claravall, CFO of Benguet Corporation; and Manny Samson, CFO of Nickel Asia Corporation. All of the representatives of these top Philippine Mining companies provided presentations on the latest projects of their respective corporations.
Likewise present at the forum was Mr. Hank Hendriksen, Executive Director of the US-Philippines Society who talked about the role of the newly-formed Society in further raising the profile of the Philippines in different sectors in the United States. He was joined by Mr. Angelito Nayan of the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Melchor Guerrero of CC Global Advisors, a consulting firm did a presentation on the macroeconomic conditions in the Philippines and encouraged investors and fund managers to consider investment opportunities in the Philippines given the stable economic climate and the successive periods of overall growth.
The Philippine Consulate General was represented by Deputy Consul General Theresa Dizon-de Vega and Trade Representative Michelle Fatima Sanchez. Mr. Rene Meilly, PACC President, along with other PACC members were on hand to discuss investment opportunities with guests.
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