Home to the capital city, Metro Manila and the urban belt is a remarkably diverse region. Covering both urban and rural areas, the region has a population of more than 22 million and has some of the most highly developed infrastructure in the country.
Extremely high employment rates mean businesses benefit from a strong and reliable workforce. Incentives are also available from the many special economic zones in the area which service both industrial and agricultural businesses.
With two international airports and the country’s largest seaport, businesses based in Metro Manila and the urban belt have access to some of the best infrastructure in the Philippines. The development of highways leading to other regions makes Metro Manila and the urban belt a prime location for telecommunications, IT and logistics businesses. The large port can service any import and export businesses.