The Industry Sector seeks a long-term roadmap and is pushing for deliberate and sustained planning for an industry-led development and a tiger economy to happen.
Vice President for Industry, Mr. Philip Romualdez, heads the Philippine Business Groups-Joint Foreign Chambers (PBG-JFC) that regularly meets with the Cabinet Economic Cluster to discuss issues related to the progress of the industry sector.
The Sector spearheaded the crafting of a Transformation Development Program that articulated the steps and specific strategies that will help achieve the vision an industrialized tiger economy. The Program has been presented to the Cabinet Economic Cluster and adopted by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) as springboard in undertaking development initiatives.
The Sector takes an active stand in the review of legislations and is actively engaged with the Technical Working Group for the Customs Modernization and Tariffs Act (CMTA) and the Anti-Smuggling Act.
The Sector works in close coordination with the PBG-JFC, Congress, the Cabinet Economic Cluster, the Department of Trade and Industry, the Bureau of Customs and other stakeholders.