Economic Cooperation

  • “Heart of Alsace Travel” launch in the Philippines

    Last March 12, 2019, French Ambassador Nicolas Galey and his wife, Camélia Galey, were honored to welcome a delegation led by Marie-Reine Fischer, President of the Eastern France Tourism Agency, on the occasion of the launch of “Heart of Alsace Travel” in the Philippines.

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  • Launch of Team France Export in the Philippines

    Last January 15, French Ambassador Nicolas Galey attended the launch of Team France Export in the Philippines. The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the Philippines (CCI France Philippines) is now the single operator of this export support platform in the Philippines to facilitate market access for French exporters, particularly SMEs.

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  • Launching of the feasibility study for an urban cable car project in Metro Manila

    French Ambassador Nicolas Galey was welcomed by the Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade at the Department of Transportation in Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 for the launching ceremony of the feasibility study for an urban cable car project in Metro Manila.

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  • French wine exporters upbeat on growing Philippine market

    A business delegation of 13 French wine producers and exporters arrived in Manila on October 29 to meet local importers and learn more about the Philippines’ growing market for wines and spirits. This business mission is part of Tastin’France, a series of global professional wine tasting events that take place in more than 65 cities all over the world, organized by Business France.

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  • French Ambassador visits Clark Freeport Zone

    In a visit last October 22, French Ambassador Nicolas Galey was briefed on the various developments of the Clark Freeport Zone, the fastest growing export-oriented investment destination in the Philippines with nearly 1,000 locators in manufacturing and services activities, employing 115,000 workers and accounting for almost $5 billion worth of annual exports.

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  • France expresses support in developing PH maritime capabilities

    French Ambassador Nicolas Galey attended the commissioning ceremony of the BRP Panglao and the BRP Boracay, two brand new 24-meter fast-patrol boats manufactured by the French shipbuilder OCEA, during a ceremony held at the National Headquarters of Philippine Coast Guard last October 15 in Manila.

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  • Signing of MOU on civil aviation cooperation

    A renewed memorandum of understanding on technical cooperation between the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) and the France’s Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGAC), together with a plan of action covering the period 2018-2020, were signed in Manila on April 6, 2018.

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  • Launch of Business France

    Last January 5, 2015, Business France, the agency responsible for helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and mid-size companies in France to expand abroad and attracting more foreign investment to France was launched in the presence of Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Laurent Fabius, Minister of Economy, Industry, and the Digital Sector Emmanuel Macron, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, Tourism, and French Nationals Abroad Mathias Fekl, and Minister of Territorial Equality and Housing Sylvia Pinel.

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  • Anton Huang, President of PH-France Business Council, honored by French government

    Businessman Anton Huang has been named Chevalier (Knight) in the French Légion d’honneur during a ceremony led by French Ambassador Thierry Mathou last February 29, 2016.

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  • Signing ceremony for the New Clark City

    On 28 June 2017, the French Ambassador participated at the signing ceremony of the memorandum of understanding between the French company Semmaris, Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) and the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) for the conduct of a feasibility study on a food processing terminal and international food market within the New Clark City.

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