We are committed to providing a business-friendly environment for all companies. We have developed attractive incentives and development opportunities across all our sectors and we continue to attract high performing businesses. We also passed legislation that protects foreign investments, granting the necessary assurance you need to guarantee your business is safe in the Philippines.


The Philippines is an archipelago in the heart of the ASEAN region, providing access to a consumer market of over 600 million. GDP growth in the ASEAN market is set to soar in the next 5 years and we are more than ready to meet that demand. Our strategic location combined with our low labour costs give businesses the best opportunity to access one of the world’s major hubs for manufacturing and trade.


The Philippines is home to a talented English-speaking workforce, skilled in all areas. Our commitment to the development of our workforce is reflected in the rise of our global talent ranking. Our institutions continue to figure high in the list of ASEAN top universities. Year after year, well-educated, highly motivated young people are added to our workforce. Our competitive labor costs are just one more attraction.

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The Philippines is an archipelago made up of over 7,000 islands and four diverse regions. All regions boast highly developed infrastructure and are teeming with natural resources. The diversity of the Philippines allows us to service international businesses from a wide range of industries.

Metro Manila and the urban belt →

Metro Manila and the surrounding urban belt is the home of the capital city. It has some of the best infrastructure in the country and is perfectly set up for industrial processing, trade and retail businesses.

Northern Philippines →

The north of the country is rich in natural resources. Its ports and shipping infrastructure make it the key region for international trade in the country.

Central Philippines →

The centre of the country is home to some of the world’s most idyllic beaches and islands with excellent tourism infrastructure. Alongside natural heritage sites, the area is also rich in mineral resources, providing opportunities in both tourism and mining.

Southern Philippines →

The Southern part of the Philippines offers a highly diverse collection of islands, rich in natural resources. The region has the country’s largest industrial estate and biggest seaport container, making it ripe for industrial development.