The St. Regis New York, USA
September 20, 2022

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. met with the United States (US) – Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Business Council and US Chamber of Commerce in a business dialogue at The St. Regis New York in New York City, United States of America (USA).

The President discussed the Philippines’ priorities as conveyed in his national statement during the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) High-Level General Debate, and the bilateral economic and investment agenda of the Philippine Government.

The official website of the US-ASEAN Business Council ( (http://www.usase/)) stated that for more than 35 years, the group has been the premier advocacy organization of US corporations operating within the ASEAN. It is also an avenue where the US private sector promotes mutually beneficial trade and investment relations between the United States and Southeast Asia — the leading investment destination of the US in the Indo-Pacific.

Meanwhile, according to the US Chamber of Commerce through its online profile ( (, the group is an assembly of small businesses and chambers of commerce across the United States that support communities, leading industry organizations and international corporations that innovate and provide solutions to global challenges, and the emerging and fast-growing industries. Since its founding, it has advocated for policies that help businesses generate jobs and grow the economy.

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