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PH seen to sustain rise in FDIs

The Philippines is expected to attract more foreign investors, particularly those who are willing to stay for the long haul, as the local economy continues to grow despite challenges abroad.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Rift between PH, China threatens trade, tourism ties — Global Source

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Prolonged diplomatic chill between the Philippines and China risks reversing the trend of “mutually beneficial” trade and travel ties that have been growing rapidly over the years, according to the New York-based think tank Global Source.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Indian businessmen interested in setting up firms in PH


Prospective investors from India are eyeing business opportunities in the Philippines and are interested in setting up their manufacturing facilities here, according to the Department of Trade and Industry.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

San Francisco traders, execs keen on setting up firms in PH

An employee works on a machine inside a newly built product distribution warehouse in Cabuyao, Laguna, in this file photo. AFP

A trade delegation comprising of 70 businessmen and government officials from San Francisco, California, has expressed interest in tapping prospective investment opportunities and possibly setting up manufacturing facilities in the Philippines.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

FDIs increase by 20% in 2013


Long-term foreign investments in the Philippines surged in 2013 amid the confidence toward the booming domestic economy, allowing the country to gain some ground from its richer neighbors.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Foreign direct investments rose by a fifth in 2013–BSP

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Foreign direct investments (FDI) rose by a fifth in 2013 as the country stood out as one the top investment destinations in the region last year.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Business groups back moves to amend economic provisions in Constitution

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Business groups expressed their support for the proposed resolution in the House of Representatives that seeks to amend the economic provisions of the Philippine Constitution.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Foreign investment inflows seen rising by 20%


The Department of Trade and Industry expects the country’s foreign direct investments (FDIs) to grow by as much as 20 percent next year to about $4.8 billion, on the back of foreign investors’ increased interest in the Philippines.

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

PH bucks decline in region; FDI up


Foreign direct investments continued to flow into the Philippines in the first half, bucking the general decline in the region, according to the UN Conference on Trade and Development.

Posted: November 4th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Neda sees PH catching up with peers in FDI flows


The National Economic and Development Authority has expressed optimism that the country will soon start catching up with its Southeast Asian neighbors in terms of foreign direct investments.

Posted: September 16th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

BSP records $61M net outflow of FDI in June


The Philippines suffered a net outflow of foreign direct investments in June as funds moved back to the United States due to its improving economy.

Posted: September 11th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Gov’t urged to relax foreign ownership rule


An official of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has urged the Aquino administration to relax foreign ownership rules as this will help the country attract bigger foreign direct investments (FDIs).

Posted: September 11th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »



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