Total foreign investments (FI) approved in the first quarter of 2019 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
Among the top investing countries during the quarter, Netherlands topped with
Manufacturing bested all other industries as it stands to receive
In terms of location, majority of the approved foreign investments in the first quarter of 2019 would be intended to finance projects in Region III - Central Luzon amounting to
Approved investments of foreign and Filipino nationals in the first quarter of 2019 grew by
Foreign and Filipino projects approved by the seven IPAs in the first quarter of 2019 are expected to generate
CLAIRE DENNIS S. MAPA, Ph.D.
National Statistician and Civil Registrar General