The government should go ahead in forging deals on services with regional groupings instead of waiting for the World Trade Organization (WTO) to conclude negotiations of the Doha Round saying the Philippines has a competitive edge in this sector.RP urged to push reg’l deals on services | Manila Bulletin
This was pointed out by Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Edsel T. Custodio during his presentation on the “State of Play in Services Negotiations” during a forum on “Moving Forward with the Doha Round” hosted by the Universal Access to Trade, trade advocacy arm of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
“We are benefiting from the WTO services because we are competitive in this sector given our huge talent pool of qualified manpower but we can deliver services and create a market for services with our without WTO,” said Custodio.
Saturday, March 21, 2009
RP urged to push reg’l deals on services | Manila Bulletin
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