Gov. Bojie Dy III meets Guangxi Gov. Chen Wu and Chinese businessmen
The governor of the Province of Isabela, Hon. Faustino G. Dy III and some major players in the province had a meeting with Guangxi officials and businessmen, led by Guangxi Governor Chen Wu, during the Chinese-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) Promotion Conference held at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Makati on July 16, 2013.
The Province of Isabela will be featured as City of Charm in this year’s 10th CAEXPO.
Isabela Province City of Charm at 10th CAEXPO
The Province of Isabela takes center stage anew as the featured province in the City of Charm Pavilion during the 10th China-ASEAN EXPO (CAEXPO) to be held in Nanning, Guangxi, People's Republic of China on September 3-6, 2013.
CAEXPO, the 2nd largest trade event in China, next to the Canton Fair, aims to promote China-ASEAN Free Trade Area (CAFTA) through sharing of opportunities for cooperation and development between and among China and the ASEAN countries.
Isabela remains Philippines' top corn producer
The province of Isabela has kept its title as Top Corn Producer in the Philippines for 2012. It placed 2nd in rice production.
In his year-end report, Agriculture Regional Director Lucrecio Alviar reported that the province of Isabela contributed the most to the 1.6 million MT aggregate corn production of Cagayan Valley producing 1,049,954 MT, Nueva Vizcaya with 218,446 MT, and Quirino with 73, 423 MT.Batanes production was not reflected in the report. Isabela's rice production was 1,068,275 metric tons.