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DTI NERBAC 12 Successfully Conducts 2013 R12 Investment Roadshow to Generate Projects for Promotion

posted Jun 25, 2013, 10:28 PM by Geovanni Manon   [ updated Jun 25, 2013, 10:57 PM ]

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) National Economic Research and Business Assistance Center (NERBAC) 12 successfully conducted the 2013 Region 12 Investment Roadshow last April 15-19, 2013 in the various cities and provinces in SOCCSKSARGEN.

The Investment Roadshow aims to generate big-ticket projects from the private sector and the Local Government Units (LGUs) for promotion to potential investors in Manila during the 3rd Outgoing Investment Mission scheduled on August 2013. The Roadshow generated a sizable number of participants from the private sector and the Local Government Units (LGUs) in the region -- the latter composed of the 5 cities and 45 municipalities of Region 12.

The Investment Roadshow was conducted as follows: April 15 - General Santos City; April 16 - Alabel, Sarangani; April 17 - Kidapawan City (North Cotabato); April 18 - Isulan, Sultan Kudarat; and, April 19 - Koronadal City (South Cotabato). It generated potential investment projects coming from the following industries: tourism, infrastructure, agribusiness, energy, etc.

DTI 12 ARD Dorecita T. Delima, Center Manager for DTI NERBAC 12, led the group in presenting the results of previous Outgoing Investment Missions and encouraged the private sector and the LGUs to submit more projects for promotion to investors and financing institutions. Ms. Ethel Laksmi L. Gumana, Division Chief of DTI NERBAC 12, outlined the plans and programs of the Center for CY 2013, and encouraged the private sector, as well as the LGUs, to actively take part in said investment promotion activities.  Ms. Ellorence D. Cruz of the Board of Investments (BOI)-General Santos also provided Guides to Project Profile preparation, which would become handy when the project proponents submit their proposed projects.