Intellectual Property Products (IPP) includes expenditures on research and development, mineral exploration, computer software and databases, and entertainment, literary or artistic originals.
Highest growth in IPP was posted by NCR, with 13.6 percent in 2011 from 3.3 percent in 2010. This was closely followed by ARMM, which rebounded to 12.1 percent from a decline of 15.8 percent in 2010. On the other hand, Bicol, Davao and Eastern Visayas regions declined by 7.7 percent, 6.1 percent and 2.3 percent, from negative 0.8 percent, 3.2 percent, and 6.4 percent, respectively.
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