Trade and investment between the Philippines and Taiwan have been going on for centuries. The MECO plays a significant role in sustaining this relationship. Aware of the importance of Taiwan as a market for Philippine exports and a source of investments, the MECO is committed to enhancing this relationship at the bilateral level and within the ambit of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
For trade and investment, MECO works with the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the agency tasked to promote Philippine product and service exports to world, and to promote and facilitate foreign investment into the Philippines.
To achieve this mandate, MECO, through the DTI’s representative office in Taiwan, the Philippine Trade and Investment Center (otherwise known as MECO-Commercial Affairs) provides the following services to Philippine and Taiwanese stakeholders: