Barter trade activities between Labuan and Southern Philippines’ traders can be revived albeit with a more modern approach to overcome many of the obstacles they faced previously Such relationship can also be extended to traders from Sulawesi and Kalimantan.
LLPM has proposed and are now working on the details to make Labuan a preferred gateway for BIMP-EAGA traders. As a logistic hub, we plan to provide facilities for these traders to access the wider regional market under one roof. Likewise, traders from other regions will be able to meet their counterparts from BIMP-EAGA in one place – Labuan. When the facilities are completed, the traders will be able to participate actively in the following programs:- By participating actively in the above programs, the traders would enjoy immediate and long term benefits including:-