Total foreign investments (FI) approved in the third quarter of 2017 by the seven investment promotion agencies (IPAs), namely: Board of Investments (BOI), Clark Development Corporation (CDC), Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), and Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) as well as the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB), BOI-Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BOI-ARMM), and Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) amounted to
The top three prospective investing countries for the third quarter of 2017 include Japan, Taiwan and Australia. Japan committed
Manufacturing would receive the largest amount of foreign investments approved in the third quarter of 2017 with
In terms of location, majority of the approved foreign investments in the third quarter of 2017 would be intended to finance projects in Region IV-A CALABARZON amounting to
Approved investments of foreign and Filipino nationals reached
Total projects of foreign and Filipino investors approved by the seven IPAs for the third quarter of 2017 are expected to generate
LISA GRACE S. BERSALES, Ph.D.
National Statistician and Civil Registrar General