ECAP Hopes Marcos’ Leadership Supports Duterte Administration’s E-Commerce Momentum Manila Bulletin
Among President Duterte’s notable achievements is the bull market in the e-commerce sector in the Philippines during his tenure. The Duterte administration will conclude a contribution of 14 billion pesos by the e-commerce community in the Philippines from its turnover of 12 billion pesos in 2020 – industry players attribute the increase mainly to the behavior of consumers that has grown during the pandemic where most consumers have learned the value and convenience of shopping online.
Now, E-Commerce Association of the Philippines (ECAP) President Nani Razon is optimistic that President-elect Bong Bong Marcos will continue and support the e-commerce sector to multiply its revenue until the end of its mandate.
President Jhopet Fines added that the win for Marcos and Vice President-elect Sarah Duterte is an indication of the power of social media, which directly assumes the power of digital marketing.
ECAP looks forward to the new administration moving forward and bringing more opportunities and support to the digital commerce industry, especially information, communications and technology infrastructure. ECAP Vice President for Commercial Relations, Raffy G. Canare, is also seeking support from the private sector, especially local telecommunications companies, to improve its services, which will ensure a competitive and thriving digital commerce industry. which will surely benefit the Filipinos.
During ECAP’s official visit to Bangkok, Thailand for the annual PROPAK Asia event held on June 16, 2022 at Bitec, Bangkok, Thailand, the group expressed serious collaboration with the government by l intermediary of the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The group has joined with DTI executives to explore more opportunities both locally and overseas. The recent event in Thailand has given the association a broader landscape of opportunities for the product, packaging and technology industry which is vital in said industry.
ECAP is an invitation-only private regulatory body for e-commerce players that sets the trend, practices and delivers technology to stakeholders. Joining them in PROPAK Asia 2022 in Thailand are DTI Usec. Blésila Lantayona, Asec. Demphna Du-Naga, Clarke Nebrao, DTI Laguna Provincial Director, Christopher Lawrence S. Arnuco, DTI Executive Director of Export Development, and Jhino Ilano, Director of the Export Marketing Office.
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