Robust economic growth, rising business conﬁdence, and improved competitiveness outlook are prompting investors to take a closer look at the Philippines and the opportunities it offers. Business sentiment is generally positive about the new administration under President Rodrigo R. Duterte.
In his 10-point Socioeconomic Agenda, President Rodrigo Duterte envisioned the reduction of poverty from 21.6% in 2015 to 13%-15% by 2022.In his 10-point Socioeconomic Agenda, President Rodrigo Duterte envisioned the reduction of poverty from 21.6% in 2015 to 13%-15% by 2022.
Among the reforms that will drive this Agenda is the acceleration of infrastructure and the development of industries that will yield robust growth across the archipelago, create jobs and uplift the lives of Filipinos.
In line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s $180 billion infrastructure plan, The DOTr; through a combination of ODA and PPP, is implementing and developing a total of 23 rail projects which will greatly expand the country’s rail system from the current 77 kilometers to over 1,750 Km.
The Philippine Railway Modernization & Expansion Summit 2018 will feature the most prominent industry leaders and government officials from across the region providiing informative and inspiring discussions pertaining to region's current needs and their ambitious future. Phil-ippines welcomes the international community to join this forum to discover new strategies and technologies that can assist in building a state-of-the-art railway infrastructure and modernization.
For more information, please visit http://philippine-railway.mykar-events.hk/