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Wednesday, November 21, 2018



List of agreements signed between PH and China





Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte wave to the media before their one on one meeting at the Malacanang presidential palace, November 20, 2018 / photo via ABS CBN News



Manila, Philippines - China is ushering a new chapter in the Sino-Philippines relations.

Chinese President Xi Jinping said that maintaining “good neighborliness and friendship” is the only “right choice” for China and the Philippines to achieve their goals and mutual interests amid the “profound and complex changes in the world.”

Then and now

The warm relations between the two countries have been very vibrant and engaging since President Rodrigo Roa Duterte came to office, which is a big contrast when his predecessor Benigno Simeon Aquino III was in office.


The two countries ushered a new beginning concentrating on collaborations that ensures both countries well-being.

The State visit by the Chinese president made way for both countries to sign a record setting 29 agreements between the two Asian neighbors.


The future

We are quoting the full list of agreements signed by the Philippines and China below:


Signatories: Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro L. Locsin Jr. and Vice Chairman He Lifeng of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission 
  • Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation on Oil and Gas Development between the Philippines and China and Memorandum of Understanding between the Foreign Service Institute of the Republic of the Philippines and the China Foreign Affairs University of the People’s Republic of China

Signatories: Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro L. Locsin Jr. and China State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi
  • Executive Program of the Cultural Agreement between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the People’s Republic of China for 2019-2023
 
Signatories: Chairman Virgilio Almario of the Philippines’ National Commission for Culture and the Arts and China State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi
 
  • Memorandum of Understanding on Basic Education Cooperation between the Department of Education of the Republic of the Philippines and the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China
 
Signatories: Philippines Secretary of Education Leonor Briones and China State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi
 
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Information and Communications Technology of the Republic of the Philippines and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China
 

Signatories: Philippines Acting Secretary of Information and Communications Technology Eliseo M. Rio Jr. and China State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi
 
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Cooperative Development Authority of the Republic of the Philippines and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People’s Republic of China on strengthening the building of agricultural cooperatives

Signatories: Chairman Orlando Ravanera of the Philippines Cooperative Development Authority and China State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi
 
  •  Infrastructure Cooperation Program between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the People’s Republic of China
 
Signatories: Philippines Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia of the National Economic and Development Authority and China’s Minister Zhong Shan of the Ministry of Commerce
 

  • Program for Cooperation on Industrial Parks Development between the Republic of the Philippines and the People’s Republic of China
 
 Signatories: Philippines Secretary of Trade and Industry Ramon M. Lopez and China’s Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan 
 
  • Handover Certificate of Emergency Humanitarian Cash Assistance between the Government of the Philippines and the Government of the People’s Republic of China
 

Signatories: Philippines Secretary of Finance Carlos G. Dominguez and China’s Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan
 
  • Memorandum of Understanding on Jointly Promoting the Cooperation in Key Infrastructure Projects in Davao Region between the Department of Finance of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Ministry of Commerce of the Government of the People’s Republic of China and Handover of Certificate of Humanitarian Cash Assistance between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the People’s Republic of China
 
Signatories: Philippines Secretary of Finance Carlos G. Dominguez and China’s Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan
 
  • Implementation Agreement of the Feasibility Study for Davao City Expressway Project and the Implementation Agreement of the Feasibility Study for Panay-Guimaras-Negros Island Bridges Project
 
Signatories: Philippines Secretary of Public Works and Highways Mark Villar and China’s Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan
 
  • Memorandum of Understanding on Renminbi Clearing Arrangement
 
Signatories: BangkoSentral ng Pilipinas Deputy Governor for Financial Supervision Sector ChuchiFonacier and Ambassador Zhao Jianhua
 
  • Protocol of the Phytosanitary Requirements for Export of Fresh Young Coconuts from the Philippines to China between the Department of Agriculture of the Republic of the Philippines and the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China and the Protocol of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Requirements for Export of Frozen Fruits from the Philippines to China between the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health of the Republic of the Philippines and the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China
 
Signatories: Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol and Ambassador Zhao Jianhua
 
  • Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Memorandum of Understanding on Supporting Feasibility Study of Major Projects between the Department of Finance of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and China International Development Cooperation Agency of the Government of the People’s Republic of China
 
Signatories: Philippines Secretary of Finance Carlos G. Dominguez and Chairman Wang Xiaotao of the China International Development Cooperation Agency
 

  • Exchange of Letters on Project of Container Inspection Equipment

Signatories: Philippines Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero and Chairman Wang Xiaotao of the China International Development Cooperation Agency
 
  • Exchange of Letters on Project of Davao River Bridge Project (Bucana)
 
Signatories: Philippines Secretary of Public Works and Highways Mark A. Villar and Chairman Wang Xiaotao of the China International Development Cooperation Agency
 
  • Exchange of Letters on China Aid Bridge and Road Project in Marawi
 
Signatories: Chairman Eduardo del Rosario of the Philippines Task Force Bangon Marawi, Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council and Chairman Wang Xiaotao of the China International Development Cooperation Agency
 
  • Memorandum of Understanding on Panda Bonds Issuance
 
Signatories: Philippines Secretary of Finance Carlos G. Dominguez and Chairman Chen Siqing of the Bank of China
 
  • Loan Agreement on New Centennial Water Source-Kaliwa Dam Project
 
Signatories: Administrator Reynaldo Velasco of the Philippines Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System and Hu Xiaolian of Export and Import Bank of China 
  • Commercial Contract of Safe Philippines Project, Phase I
 
Signatories: Philippines Secretary of Interior and Local Government Eduardo Año and Chairman Yang Jie of China Telecom Corporation Limited
 
  • Commercial Contract of the New Centennial Water Source-Kaliwa Dam Project

Signatories: Administrator Reynaldo Velasco of the Philippines Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System and Wang Jianping of the China Energy Engineering Group
 

  • Framework Agreement for Industrial Park between BCDA and Gezhouba

Signatories: Vivencio Dizon, President of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority of the Philippines and Wang Jianping of the China Energy Engineering Group
 
  • Contract for the Project Management Consultancy of the Philippine National Railways South Long Haul Project (North-South Railway Project)

Signatories: Philippines Secretary of Transportation Arthur Tugade and Chairman Liu Weiqun of China Railway Design Corporation Limited
 
  • Letter of No Objection to the Organization of the Renminbi-Philippine Peso Foreign Exchange Trading Market

Signatories: Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Deputy Governor for Financial Supervision Sector Chuchi Fonacier and Bank of China Chairman Chen Siqing
 
  • Certificate of Authority to Operate for the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited — Manila Branch
 
Signatories: Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Deputy Governor for Financial Supervision Sector ChuchiFonacier and Chairman Yi Human of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China 



 China's President Xi Jinping signs the guest book at the Malacañang on November 20, 2018 / image from RTVM video