Rosa Katrina V. Banzon

Rosa Katrina V. Banzon

Commercial Attaché of the Philippine Trade and Investment Centers (PTIC) in Singapore and in Malaysia

Ms. Rosa Katrina V. Banzon is the Commercial Attaché of the Philippine Trade and Investment Centers (PTIC) in Singapore and in Malaysia. She leads the facilitation of all the trade and investment promotion programs and policies of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in both countries. Prior to this, she held the same role in PTIC-New York. Ms Banzon joined the DTI-Foreign Trade Service Corps in 2015. She had a stint in the private sector, working for a leading pharmaceutical company in the Philippines. She is currently a doctoral candidate at De La Salle University.

All Sessions by Rosa Katrina V. Banzon

Day 1 - FDI April 12, 2021
2:00 am - 2:30 am

PHILIPPINES: Make It Happen in the Philippines: Investment Opportunities in the Philippines


The Philippines: Located within one of the world’s fastest growing economies, the Philippines is an ideal investment destination, offering businesses unique access to a large consumer market and excellent trade options both within Asia and beyond. Its business-friendly laws attract international companies into the Philippines and with a government committed to creating a business-friendly landscape. The Filipino workforce: The Philippines is home well-educated, English-speaking, and highly motivated workforce. The country’s young workforce and competitive labor costs are just two more attractions. The Philippine market: Besides the huge domestic market of 110 million people, the country also offers access to the 600 million population ASEAN market and to other key markets through FTA with EFTA, EU GSP+ and US GSP. Key industries for promotion: aerospace, automotive, copper, IT and business process management, and electronics. Opportunities in the horizon: As the Philippines opens the economy, the government is implementing REBUILD (REvitalizing BUsinesses, Investments, Livelihoods and Domestic Demand), an industrial strategy with the goal of building back a better, more modern Philippines. #MakeItHappenPhilippines #REBUILDPH