UP Institute of International Legal Studies holds forum on Philippine Policy on Free Trade Agreements

Free Trade Agreements between countries and within regions are the call of the times in international trade. To raise public awareness on FTAs, their political undertones and impact on member-nations was the subject of a forum organized by the Institute of International Studies, on 21 March 2017 at the UP Law Center. Former DTI Secretary, Atty. Adrian Cristobal, Jr. spoke on Philippine Policy and Negotiation Issues on FTAs and Dr. Ramon Clarete of the UP School of Economics presented.

Recommendations and Strategies on FTAs for Maximized Gains for the Philippines. Atty. Jeremy Gatdula, Executive Director of the Philippine Council for Foreign Relations, Ms Brenda Mendoza of NEDA, and Dr. Gilberto Llanto of the Philippine Institute of Development Studies served as Reactors.