14 September 2017, Dubai, UAE. Consul General Paul Raymund P. Cortes urged the international investment community to strongly consider the Philippines as their investment destination.  At the Global Economic Outlook organized by IQI Global, a Malaysia-based real estate company, and Dubai’s FilBrit Training Centre, held on 13 September 2017 at the Metropolitan Hotel, Dubai. Consul General Cortes trumpeted the gains of the Philippine economy, the rosy economic and investment foundations of the country, and the superior human resource assets of the Philippines.


Chief Economist, Mr. Shan Saeed, also highlighted that the Philippines is on the Global Investor’s Radar in 2017. He noted the country’s healthy macro-economic fundamentals, the administration’s infrastructure investment strategy; and the stability brought about by President Duterte’s decisive political leadership as key factors in the attractiveness of the Philippines among international traders and investors. END