Palawan, Malaysia seek to boost trade ties


A networking session to boost trade ties between Malaysia and Palawan has been held yesterday in Puerto Princesa City spearheaded by the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) and the Provincial Capitol.

Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines-East Asean Growth Area or the BIMP-EAGA Trade Networking Session eyes to give support the Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) that seek to import or export.

“The overview of this event is to create that output wherein we will see the contributions, the concerns and the interventions that we can do for the future because we always have the facilities but we lack the private sectors,” said John Vincent Gastanes, coordinator of the BIMP-EAGA Desk Palawan.

“Our goal is to recognize those MSMEs who are interested in doing imports and exports at the same time maybe producing products for the EAGA,” he added.

Businessmen form Palawan, Zambaoanga and Malaysia attended the session.

Provincial Information Officer Atty. Gil A. Acosta, Jr.. who represented Palawan Governor Jose Ch. Alvarez, said that the province really aims to expand ties with Malaysia not just in tourism and agriculture but also in trade.

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