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Welcome to Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) is a non-stock, non-profit organization. It was incorporated in 1986 and was voted the Most Outstanding Chamber in the Visayas in 1998, 1999 and 2000. MBCCI is a member of Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI).

By furthering economic progress in Bacolod and the Province of Negros Occidental, the Chamber recognizes that ultimately all Negreses will benefit a better quality life.

Envoy, businessmen eye cattle, dairy tech transfer

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Argentine Ambassador Roberto Bosch and Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry officials yesterday discussed possible cattle and dairy technology transfer.

Argentina is well known for its cattle and dairy industry and Negros can learn a lot from that country, MBCCI chief executive officer Frank Carbon, said.

Courtesy Visit of Ambassador Roberto Bosch - Embassy of the Argentine Republic in the Philippines

"Courtesy Visit of Ambassador Roberto Bosch - Embassy of the Argentine Republic in the Philippines" - December 6, 2016 • L'Fisher Hotel, Bacolod City

Bizmen offer help for water supply woes

BY CHRYSEE SAMILLANO
Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry isoffering to help the Bacolod City Water District find a solution to improve the current water situation in Bacolod City and cope with the growing demand.

Frank Carbon, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry-Western Visayas regional governor and MBBCI chief executive officer, yesterday said they offered to help Baciwa convince its Board to look for funds to fast-track the improvement of its distribution system and they will help in sourcing it.

He said the bulk water supply project will not be able to solve the water problem since Baciwa still has to prepare its distribution system.

Baciwa is looking for P200 million for another supply augmentation while waiting for the bulk water project. But the officials of MBCCI suggested that Baciwa secure a P2 billion loan to fast-track the improvement of its water supply to meet the growing demand with the entry of big infrastructure development projects to the city.

Bacolod water district urged to get P2-B loan

Thursday, November 17, 2016
By ERWIN P. NICAVERA

THE Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) urged the Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) to increase its proposed loan to P2 billion for the improvement of its distribution systems that will complement the bulk water supply project.

Baciwa management headed by its general manager Engineer Mario Macatangay, in a meeting with the officers and members of MBCCI at the Bacolod Pavillon Hotel on Wednesday, said they plan to obtain a P200-million loan to fund its capital expenditures (Capex) next year.

Business groups identify growth center clusters

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Three emerging growth centers in the Negros Island Region are being eyed as clusters for progress and development of the Local Government Units of the region.

The Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Negros Occidental Chamber of Commerce and Industry have identified the clusters belonging to Metro Bacolod that includethe cities ofTalisay, Silay, Bago and the towns of Murcia and Salvador Benedicto, Metro Dumaguete with its satellite LGUs of Sibulan, Bacong, Valencia, and Dauin in Negros Oriental and Metro Kabankalan which include Himamaylan, Ilog, Mabinay,Ayungon and Tayasan.

BIZMEN OPTIMISTIC OF NIR BUDGET OK

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
by Eugene Adiong

A local business leader in Negros remains optimistic that the proposed budget for the Negros Island Region (NIR) will be approved.

Frank Carbon, governor for Western Visayas and NIR of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, yesterday said the 2016 budgets for national agencies now in NIR is still being sourced from Regions 6 and 7.

“For 2017, separate budget for the newly-created region has been submitted. It is a budget for personnel, operating expenses, capital expenditures and others,” Carbon pointed out adding that “some of the proposed budgets are still with the regional or national offices.”

‘Biz sector taking drug cleansing measures’

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By ERWIN P. NICAVERA

THE business sector is also taking seriously the new administration’s massive campaign against illegal drugs by initiating measures in the workplace, a local business leader said.
Frank Carbon, chief executive officer of Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), a fastcraft vessel operator, yesterday said he has already started incorporating in their company’s policy some anti-illegal drug cleansing steps.

Carbon said their employees have been required to submit latest barangay clearance, indicating that they are not included in the list of drug dependent residents in their respective areas.

NIR Growth Centers Pushed by Negros Biz Groups

By Eugene Adiong
July 1, 2016

Business groups in the Negros Island Region (NIR) is pushing for the establishment of the three proposed growth centers in Bacolod, Dumaguete and Kabankalan, Frank Carbon, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Western Visayas/NIR regional governor, said.

Carbon said the areas will not only fast-track development of towns and cities, but will also attract bigger investors to the Negros Island Region.

Biz groups asks Duterte: Make NIR agri-agro-fisheries center

June 22, 2016
BY CARLA GOMEZ

The Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry yesterday pushed to make the Negros Island Region the a gri-agro-fisheries center of the country, at the eco nomic forum, "Sulong Pilipinas," held at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City, NOCCI president Edward Du said.

The Negros business groups cited NIR's vast fertile land, rich marine resources, abundant water, renewable energy, skilled labor, strategic location, and good infrastructure in their proposal, Du said.

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