Through its strong relationship with the government, the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines is able to support member companies by facilitating market access and working on the creation of a level playing field for both European and Filipino companies alike.
The ECCP's 23 sector committees convene to discuss cross-cutting and specific issues, listing key recommendations on actions needed to support market access for European businesses, and enable long-term economic welfare for the Philippines. Below are our advocacy wins in 2021.
ECCP Signed and Co-signed position papers and letters
Engagements with the Philippine and European governments
“I was pleasantly surprised by the speed and effectiveness of the ECCP to adapt and turn the difficulties of the pandemic into an opportunity. The variety of subjects and quality of presenters that came to share their experience in multiple webinars were a source of valuable information and guidance; the subjects and speakers consistently exceeded my expectations that I made a point to attend as many webinars as my schedule allowed. ECCP’s wide reach and professional offerings makes it a valuable partner to any Filipino business in these challenging times we live in.“
“ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA Manila provides a broad range of business development services for Austrian companies stepping into the Philippine market. Being among the first to know about new developments in the business landscape here in the Philippines and at the same time being able to highlight different approaches and to discuss solutions for international companies, is what makes participating in ECCP Committees so valuable. Thus, ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA can make good on its commitment towards our member companies to support them in this thriving market.“
“As the newly-elected chair of the Real Estate Committee of the ECCP, we are proud to partner with the ECCP under its first real estate arm. We view our membership through this joint advocacy as a valuable investment; in creating solutions and building a platform of idea exchange and best practices amid such an unprecedented global crisis. In the spirit of collaboration, we remain committed to bringing together key players, insights, and related data that will serve as a guide to making business decisions in real estate.“
“The ECCP not only provided a venue to expand our reach to the European community but also a platform to pursue collaboration with all types of businesses in the country. The ECCP consistently organized events and activities that supported the needs of our company. During the pandemic, the ECCP offered more proactive support by hosting valuable regular webinars and training programs. Their organization of the Aviation Committee is an exemplary initiative to push forward concerning issues to relevant stakeholders. The ECCP has always shown a strong passion in helping businesses grow and succeed.“
“In any relationship, trust is an essential factor for it to last. The ECCP has lived up to its commitment of providing value to the partnership. I admire the support it gives to members by building a community within, thereby promoting inclusive growth among member partners. We are a beneficiary of this ecosystem, thus, we stayed.“
“I would like to express my unwavering support to all the policies, trainings and advocacies that the ECCP is aiming to successfully achieve; the goal to continuously be a platform of ideas, ideals, and where like-minded individuals and organizations can meet, collaborate and grow. Through the non-stop trainings, seminars and meetings where we discuss, tackle and hopefully find solutions to the problems that we, as a global community, are facing no matter what industry or walk of life. I have no doubt that being part of this community is an asset that my company and I value.“
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