26 Japanese firms seek Pinoy partners

Twenty-six Japanese businessmen representing small and medium-scale business enterprises in various industries will be participating in the business matching program of the Philippines Japan Economic Cooperation Committee and OISCA, a Japanese NGO for international cooperation, on Dec. 6-7 at the New World Hotel in Makati.

Aniceto Saludo Jr., PHILJEC chairman, said the two-day event revolves on the theme “Economic  prosperity and growth  through business matching” and was highlighted by one-on-one meetings of Japanese businessmen with potential Filipino partners.

Saludo said there were seven areas of cooperation open to Filipino entrepreneurs: partnership, joint venture, dealer, distributor, financing, marketing and promotion, consultancy/research and technology transfer.

Yasuaki Nagaishi, OISCA-International secretary general, said there were 11 industry-business categories in the business matching forum: Information technology, education, manufacturing, food, agriculture, human resource, trading, energy, services, construction and real estate.

Opening ceremonies start at 9 am, Dec. 6 with welcome remarks by Aniceto Saludo Jr., PHILJEC chairman, followed by a special address to participants by Minister Masako Iyori. Japan Minister of Economic Affairs and Alex Buenaventura, president, Landbank.

The keynote speech of Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez will be delivered by Trade Undersecretary Ceferino Rodolfo.

To register, contact PHILJEC Secretariat at [email protected] or send fax to +6328174064 or contact Ms. Pinky at +6328924916 to 19.​

Topics: Philippines Japan Economic Cooperation Committee , Aniceto Saludo , Masako Iyori , Ramon Lopez , Ceferino Rodolfo

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