Manila is next destination for Gefico's commercial team. The capital of the Philippines hosts between the 18 and 20 of June at its SMX Convention Center the Philippine Marine 2019, a fair dedicated to the maritime industry that this year celebrates its sixth edition and it is celebrated together with Offshore Philippines and Shipbuild Philippines 2019 events
With more than 100 participating companies dedicated to the shipbuilding sector from more than 10 countries, the Philmarine is a great opportunity for Gefico to establish direct contacts in the growing Southeast Asian market, where emerging economies such as Indonesia and other already consolidated and powerful as Singapore and Brunei stand out, and in which recently industrialized countries such as Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines itself have a margin of development that make them strategic objectives within the sector.
The insular condition of the Philippines, an archipelago made up of more than 7,000 islands, and its geostrategic location of great value by been located between the giants China and India, makes the country to have a great projection in the Southeast Asian naval sector. In Gefico, this condition is highly valued and the company wants to take advantage of its influence in the area to position itself clearly in this market, scheduling a visit to a fair in which important business opportunities will be generated.