One of Japan’s oldest and largest economic organizations, the Japan Management Association (JMA), recently visited the Philippines to seek new business opportunities and establish possible strategic partnerships with the country’s trade and investment organizations, including the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM).
Hosted by HallONE, CITEM’s year-round sourcing facility, in coordination with the Board of Investments, the recent visit included a tour of Makati City showrooms of Kenneth Cobonpue, Fashion Interiors by Paul Cornelissen, and other furniture and home accessory showrooms at LRI Design Plaza, including those of Triboa Bay Living, Luzon Rattan Industries, and Omo Furniture and Accessories.
Marjan Bevk, CEO of Merit International D.O.O., recently visited Manila for a business matching with several Philippine manufacturers for possible sourcing of fast-moving consumer goods and consumer-packed products. To enable this, HallONE of the Center of International Trade Expositions and Missions organized a business-to-business sourcing event for Bevk in coordination with the Chamber of Commerce of the Philippine Islands.
The event was attended by nine Philippine manufacturers and suppliers of tuna, baby clothes and toys, ladies’ bags and accessories, craft spirits, jams, and preserved fruits. The participants included Alliance Select Foods International, Inc., Foodsphere, Inc., The Fruit Garden, K&R United, Inc., Destileria Limtuaco Co., Inc., Julianne Candice PH, Benjoy, Inc., AADR Arts and Crafts Center, and Beatriz Accessories.