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Information technology and business process outsourcing (IT-BPO) is the fastest-growing employment and one of the highest revenue generating economic sector in the Philippines today. IT-BPO is the biggest of our Seven Big Winners, because of its current size, high growth rate, and potential to employ millions of Filipinos.


The sector originated from data-entry and software-writing services in the pre-Internet years and has grown exponentially during the past decade. Beyond call center services, a wide variety of other business processes are fulfilled over the Internet or leased lines.... [ Read This Chapter ]


Strengthen the industry with a robust legal framework, passing five key bills and opposing legislation that harms the IT-BPO investment climate. The 15th Congress should pass as soon as possible... [ Read This Chapter ]

DTI joins calls to slash ‘very high’...

11 September, 2015 at 14:40

THE DEPARTMENT of Trade and Industry (DTI) has joined calls to trim taxes in the Philippines, with its chief saying the steep rates pose as a “threat” in attracting investors.

Creating DICT will be ‘death knell’ of...

9 September, 2015 at 14:19

A RANKING government official warned the creation of a Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) may only result in the eventual regulation of the IT business process outsourcing industry, a move that will be the “death knell” of the biggest driver of the services sector.

Binay backs creation of Dep’t of Information

3 August, 2015 at 17:09

Binay backs creation of Dep’t of Information By Janvic Mateo | Philippine Star – Sun, Aug 2, 2015 Vice President Jejomar Binay is

A foreign-designed economic development plan

18 May, 2015 at 10:28

AT GROUND LEVEL By Satur C. Ocampo (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 16, 2015 – 12:00am Under no other administration than

USAID TRADE Newsletter and Trade, Investment &...

17 March, 2015 at 17:11

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Employment in BPO sector hits 1-M mark

26 August, 2014 at 11:01

2014 jobs target to be attained by end-September By Ben O. de Vera |Philippine Daily Inquirer 12:05 am | Friday, August 22nd,

2014 SONA Technical Report

4 August, 2014 at 12:04

2014 SONA Technical Report


4 August, 2014 at 12:03

[ENGLISH] BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, FIFTH STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS, JULY 28, 2014 Posted on July 28, 2014 State of the Nation

Philippine Business Groups-Joint Foreign Chambers Letter to...

30 July, 2014 at 16:51

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US seeks closer business ties

17 June, 2014 at 16:36

Posted on June 04, 2014 10:48:43 PM By Daryll Edisonn D. Saclag, Reporter   US seeks closer business ties US SECRETARY of Commerce Penny

PHL, US to further trade ties

4 June, 2014 at 15:21

PHL, US to further trade ties   Category: Top News 27 May 2014 Written by Catherine N. Pillas, BusinessMirror   United States

Arangkada Norte Presentation to the Joint Foreign...

26 May, 2014 at 12:20

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Foreign firms seen relocating to Phl

19 May, 2014 at 14:58

Foreign firms seen relocating to Phl By Louella D. Desiderio (The Philippine Star) | Updated April 13, 2014 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines

April TPP Updates Email

15 May, 2014 at 14:09

April TPP Updates Email

Making haste slowly

8 April, 2014 at 16:45

Opinion Posted on March 10, 2014 08:47:30 PM Making haste slowly By Rafael M. Alunan III “THERE is no other time in our history where so

‘Growing too slow’

8 April, 2014 at 16:38

‘Growing too slow’ SKETCHES By Ana Marie Pamintuan (The Philippine Star) | Updated March 10, 2014 – 12:00am The month opened with a