CONSUL GENERAL BARBER DE LA VEGA SPEAKS AT THE PORT OF LOS ANGELES SOUTHEAST ASIA TRADE CONNECT WORKSHOP
Los Angeles, 18 March 2013 – Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega was invited as keynote speaker at the Southeast Asia Trade Connect Workshop of the Port of Los Angeles held at the California State University (CSU), Fullerton, Garden Grove Campus on 14 March 2013.
Speakers at the Southeast Asia Trade Connect Workshop included experts in trade development, the Port of Los Angeles, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Small Business Administration, Center for International Trade and Development, L.A. Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association and TDL International Law Firm. The Workshop aimed to connect participants with expert information and services in Southeast Asia, particularly, the Philippines, Vietnam and Myanmar.
Consul General Barber De La Vega gave a general overview of the economy and investment climate of the Philippines, highlighting sectors with growing economic and financial trends.