Philippine consular and trade officials and business representatives led by Trade and Industry Undersecretary Abdulgani Macatoman (background, center) meet with Bin Dawood executive officers led by Engineer Ahmad AR. Bin Dawood (first from right, foreground). (Jeddah PCG photo)

JEDDAH 18 February 2019 – Philippine consular and trade officials led by Trade and Industry Undersecretary Abdulgani Macatoman, together with several Filipino business representatives, met with the management of Bin Dawood Group of Companies in Jeddah on 09 February 2019.

Bin Dawood Group of Companies owns the Bin Dawood and Danube chain of hypermarkets, the second largest of such stores inSaudi Arabia.

Bin Dawood Chief Executive Officer Engr. Ahmad AR. Bindawood and Development Manager Ismail Bin Dawood met with the Philippine delegation, and the two sides had a good discussion on establishing business ties in the promotion of Philippine goods in Saudi Arabia through Bin Dawood’s supermarkets.

Philippine business representatives (background) introduce their products to Bin Dawood executive officers led by its CEO Engineer Ahmad Bindawood (second from left, background). (Jeddah PCG photo)

Philippine business representatives introduced their products to the company ranging from coconut water, various types of sauces, and skin care products. Mr. Ismail stated that he will consult with his team of analysts regarding each individual product prior to making any final decision.

The meeting ended on an optimistic note. Both sides were hopeful for a healthy and mutually beneficial business relationship with the support of the Philippine government through the Philippine Consulate General and the Philippine Commercial Attaché’s Office in Jeddah.


For more information, visit www.jeddahpcg.dfa.gov.ph or
https://www.facebook.com/PHLinJeddah/.

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