PH, Australia seek economic cooperation

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By: The Manila Times

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said the Philippines and Australia recently convened the second Trade, Investment and Industry Dialogue (PATIID) to discuss how to address the economic impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.

In a statement on Wednesday, DTI said the event also marked the reactivation of the economic bilateral cooperation mechanism after a six-year hiatus.

The meeting led by Trade Undersecretary Ceferino Rodolfo and Australia’s Foreign and Trade Deputy Secretary Christopher Langman served as an opportunity for both sides to discuss the impacts of the Covid-19 to bilateral trade and investments and to update on policy reforms and projects adopted by each government for pandemic response and business environment competitiveness.


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