Region III – Central Luzon (Clark)

The conference in Region III was held on September 30, 2015 in Clark Freeport Zone, Angeles City, Pampanga and focused on the aerospace, furniture, petrochemicals, and processed meat industries.

DTI-III Regional Director Judith Angeles welcomed the participants from the provinces in the region and called on their support to the localization of industry roadmaps.

Assistant Secretary Rafaelita Aldaba delivered the keynote on behalf of Undersecretary Adrian Cristobal, Jr. She noted that linking agribusiness, manufacturing, and services is necessary towards enhancing the country’s competitiveness. Asec. Aldaba further stressed the importance of close collaboration between the private and public sectors, and the synergy between industry and the academe, in implementing the country’s new industrial policy in order to achieve sustainable and inclusive growth in the country.

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Download the presentations:

Regional Integration and the National Development Agenda by Cielito Habito, USAID TRADE Chief of Party

The Philippine New Industrial Policy for More Competitive Regional Economies by Assistant Secretary Rafaelita Aldaba

Potentials and Challenges in the Region by OIC-ARD Greg Pineda, NEDA III

Greening the Industry Roadmaps by Dr. Volker Steigerwald, GIZ ProGED

Aerospace Industry Roadmap by John Lee, AIAP President

Furniture Industry Roadmap by Salvio Valenzuela, Jr., CFIP

Petrochemical Industry Roadmap by Homer Maranan, APMP

Processed Meat Industry by Regional Director Judith Angeles, DTI-III