Statements, Position Papers and Press Releases
15 March, 2017 at 11:07
The American Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (AmCham) commends and applauds recent decisive actions taken by the Duterte Administration to raid stocks of manufactured products with counterfeit internal revenue stamps and thereby promote corporate tax compliance and ensure…
16 February, 2017 at 11:02
Foreign business chambers have backed a government proposal for the mandatory use of electronic receipts (e-receipts) contained in the Finance department-backed comprehensive tax reform program.
6 February, 2017 at 11:48
Given the focus of the Duterte Administration on Infrastructure development which is fully supported by the business community, it will be necessary to create an environment in which infrastructure projects can be implemented effectively and timely.
18 January, 2017 at 16:42
The Philippine Business Group and Joint Foreign Chambers, a coalition of local and foreign business groups, support the Department of Finance’s position to fully implement the “Sin Tax Reform Act” or RA 10351 passed in 2012.
13 October, 2016 at 16:57
A joint group of business leaders and economists today called on government to carefully review the proposal of the Department of Agrarian Reform to prohibit the conversion of agricultural lands to non-agricultural purposes…
20 September, 2016 at 15:44
The Joint Foreign Chambers in the Philippines (JFC) expresses its concern over the preliminary injunction issued by the Court of Appeals enjoining the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) from reviewing the SMC-PLDT-Globe transaction in May 2016.
20 July, 2016 at 14:44
Recent developments on the Trans-Pacific Partnership gathered from third party sources as indicated in the provided hyperlinks.
18 July, 2016 at 14:01
Cities are the future. They’re where people live and work and hubs for growth and innovation. But they’re also poles of poverty and, much too often, centers of unemployment.
19 May, 2016 at 16:09
Ladies and gentlemen, members of the media, colleagues in government, good morning. The 6.9-percent growth in the first quarter of 2016 showed the continuing high-growth trajectory of our country’s economy.
10 November, 2015 at 11:07
Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo (third from right) poses with (from left) American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines executive director Ebb Hinchliffe and AmCham board of directors Peter J. Morris, Robert M. Sears, Roberto F. Batungbakal, and Richard J. McGonegal
9 November, 2015 at 16:29
AN ACT DEFINING THE ROLE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT (DOLE), THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS (LGUs), AND ACCREDITED NONGOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS (NGOs)…
6 November, 2015 at 22:04
The Joint Foreign Chambers of the Philippines (JFC) celebrated a milestone as the Arangkada Philippines website reached a million pageviews from 194 countries around the world.
3 November, 2015 at 11:23
We, the undersigned business organizations, cognizant of the imperative to ensure lasting peace in Mindanao, allow Muslim Filipinos to exercise their right to genuine autonomy and catch up with the socio-economic development in the rest of the country…
7 October, 2015 at 15:00
The Joint Foreign Chambers in the Philippines are hopeful that the
reported decline in net FDI in the economy during the first half of 2015 is
temporary and that the second half will see higher levels to bring the final 2015
total close to 2014.