Region IV-A CALABARZON (Tagaytay)

The conference in Region IV-A was held on August 6, 2015 in Tagaytay City and focused on the automotive, electronics, petrochemicals, and IT-BPM industries.

In her opening remarks, DTI Regional Director Marilou Toledo emphasized the role that stakeholders from the region will play in localizing industry roadmaps and that the government and the private sector should work in coordination with one another.

Delivering the keynote on behalf of Undersecretary Adrian Cristobal, Jr., Assistant Secretary Rafaelita Aldaba highlighted the stake of the region in reviving the country’s manufacturing sector. With the second largest regional share in the economy’s GDP, Asec. Aldaba noted that the industries in the region have a high potential to create more and better jobs, thereby contributing to the achievement of sustainable and inclusive growth.

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Download the presentations:

Potentials and Challenges in the Region by OIC-Regional Director Luis Banua, NEDA IV-A

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

Automotive Industry Roadmap by Rommel Gutierrez, CAMPI President

Electronics Industry Roadmap by Dan Lachica, SEIPI President

Petrochemicals Industry Roadmap by Homer Maranan, APMP Executive Director

IT-BPM Industry Roadmap by Raymond Lacdao, IBPAP Executive Director

Doing Business with the EU using the EU GSP+ by Dir. Senen Perlada, DTI Export Marketing Bureau

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

Greening the Philippine Manufacturing Industry Roadmap by Dr. Bernd Gutterer, GIZ ProGED