BusinessWorld | Posted on June 09, 2017 THE Philippines now figures as one of the world’s preferred sites for foreign direct investments (FDI), according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) World Investment Report 2017 that noted that growth of the country’s 2016 inflows was the sharpest among comparable Southeast Asian peers. “Top […]

BusinessMirror | By Catherine Pillas | JUNE 8, 2017 Multinational enterprises (MNEs) regarded the Philippines as one of their most-favored investment destinations in the Asean region this year, according to the latest report of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad). In its report, titled “World Investment Report 2017”, the Unctad surveyed executives […]

BusinessMirror | By Catherine Pillas | JUNE 1, 2017 THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is eyeing to craft an Inclusive Innovation Roadmap this year to coordinate and synchronize efforts of the government, business and academe to push for innovation in industries. “We hope that after this conference, we could already be able to start formulating […]

BusinessMirror | By Catherine Pillas | MAY 31, 2017 The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it has thrown its support behind moves at the House of Representatives to open up more sectors, such as broadcasting, telecommunication and public utilities, to foreign-equity participation. Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez expressed his support for bills seeking […]

BusinessMirror | By Catherine Pillas | MAY 25, 2017 The government expects foreign direct investments (FDI) to jump to as high as $11 billion this year on the back of robust interest of Chinese investors in the Philippines brought about by improving Manila-Beijing ties. Board of Investments (BOI) Managing Head and Trade Undersecretary Ceferino S. Rodolfo, in a […]