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About PTIC London

The Philippine Trade and Investment Center in London  is the Commercial Section of the Philippine Embassy to the United Kingdom

PTIC London is under the direct supervision of the Foreign Trade Service Corps under the International Trade Group of the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry

The mandates of the Philippine Trade and Investment  Center in London are:

*Trade Promotion
*Investment Promotion

*Trade Policy Negotiations

Trade Promotion

Trade Promotion is a primary objective of the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in London.
To increase trade from the Philippines to the UK, PTIC London  assists Philippine companies by providing information
•    about the market – overview, opportunities and risks,

•    information on market access laws, rules and regulations, and

•    provide business matching services that will facilitate trade with Belgium.

Likewise, PTIC London also provides information to UK businesses interested in trade with Philippine companies by providing the same information on the Philippines.
•    Market Intelligence and Information – Market Overview, Trends and Opportunities
•    Information on Market access laws, rules and regulations
•    Business Matching with Philippine companies

Marketing is an important regular activity where PTIC directly seeks excellent potential trade partners that will bring business and capital to the Philippines. 

PTIC London likewise provides information on the sectors, industries and geographical areas that will answer the demand of Belgian and Luxembourg companies.

Investment Promotion:

PTIC London  provides comprehensive information on the Philippines’ investment climate and policies to potential investors from the United Kingdom including companies already doing business with or in the Philippines. 

This is done by actively seeking excellent potential investors in key sectors where the Philippines is an excellent choice and destination for  investments from the UK.
Taking the lead in the promotion of  the various Philippine Investment Sectors from the  Board of Investments (BOI), PTIC London  assists potential investors from the UK to venture and prosper in desirable areas of economic activities in the Philippines.

PTIC London provides the following services:

•    Investment Intelligence:  Market overview, Trends  and Opportunities
•    Information on Market access laws, rules and regulations to facilitate the unimpeded entry of Investments from Belgium and Luxembourg to the country
•    Business Matching with Philippine companies, sectors and industries
•    Provide information on the various fiscal and legal incentives to investors under BOI, PEZA and other special economic zones.

Marketing Philippine Investment Opportunities in sectors of the most potential is PTIC London's priority by actively identifying and approaching said investors or associations and groups of investors.

Trade Policy Negotiations:

PTIC London, under the guidance of the Ambassador and the Department of Trade and Industry and the International Trade Group of the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry represents and protects the interests of the Philippines and its industries in the United Kingdom.

Philippine Trade and Investment Center 
Embassy of the Philippines-Commercial Section
1A Cumberland House

Kensington Court
London W8 5NX

United Kingdom 
Tel. No.: +44.20.79371898 / 79377998 Fax: +44.20.79372747

PTIC London Team

HE. Antonio M. Lagdameo

Michael Alfred V. Ignacio
Commercial Attaché & Director  

Vincent A. Casim, Esq.
Investment and Trade Representative

Sergio M. Villa, Jr.
Trade Promotion Officer

Rosario O. Santiago
Investment Promotion Officer

Maria Lourdes S. Coronado
Communications Officer