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Foreign direct investments into PH treble in...

11 January, 2018 at 10:58

A surge of equity capital inflows into the power sector trebled the level of foreign direct investments in the Philippines in October last year, according to the latest data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

FDI seen reaching new high this year

4 December, 2017 at 11:13

The net inflow of foreign direct investments (FDI) could easily surpass 2016’s record level amid a more conducive business environment under the Duterte administration, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said.

[OPINION] Beat the traffic, build a subway

3 November, 2017 at 12:00

The usual skeptics think that while a subway can provide relief for Metro Manila denizens slowly dying from inhaling polluted air and grappling with horrendous traffic, an underground rail system is not feasible in the flood-prone national capital.

Foreign investments at one-year low in July

16 October, 2017 at 13:30

The net inflow of foreign direct investments (FDI) plunged to a one-year low in July due mainly to lower investments in debt instruments or lending by parent firms from abroad to their local affiliates to fund existing operations and expansion…

July flows worsen FDIs’ year-to-date fall

11 October, 2017 at 15:15

Net foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows fell for the first time in three months in July to the smallest amount in over a year, according to central bank data yesterday that also showed investors rebalancing to equity capital from debt instruments.

Drilon questions NEDA on 90.3% drop in...

10 October, 2017 at 08:00

Senate Minority Leader Franklin M. Drilon expressed alarm yesterday over the capability of the government to attract new foreign investments.

PH economy remains on track for expansion,...

25 September, 2017 at 17:00

The Philippines looked set to becoming an upper middle-income economy by the end of the Duterte administration, according to former central bank governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr.

2017 FDIs seen hitting $11B

30 May, 2017 at 10:16

Trade Undersecretary Ceferino S. Rodolfo said the Philippines was expected to generate between $10 billion and $11 billion in foreign direct investments (FDI) by the end of this year…

FDI inflows surpass 2016 target

13 March, 2017 at 17:30

The Philippines managed to attract a strong inflow of foreign direct investments (FDIs) in 2016 despite external shocks brought about by the decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union and the increase in interest rates in the US.

August net FDI inflow biggest in four...

11 November, 2016 at 12:00

NET foreign direct investments (FDIs) to the Philippines logged the highest in four months in August and pulled the year-to-date tally closer to the central bank’s forecast for the full year.

Executive warned vs uniform floor wage

14 September, 2016 at 14:00

Business Leaders and a central bank official cautioned the Executive branch on its plan to replace the existing region-based minimum wage system with one that sets a nationwide floor pay for private sector workers, saying the latter will discourage investors and risks spiking inflation beyond target besides…

Change and uncertainty under Duterte

6 September, 2016 at 11:00

What’s the difference between risk and uncertainty?

BSP to push easing of bank secrecy...

27 July, 2016 at 11:02

Tightening antimoney laundering rules while easing the bank secrecy law, alongside amendments to its charter, is among the priority legislation to be pushed by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas during the 17th Congress, BSP Governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr. said Monday.

Year-to-date net FDI fall eases further as...

14 December, 2015 at 13:57

NET inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) — a key source of jobs and capital for the local economy — more than doubled in September to hit “a record high” and narrow a year-to-date annual drop…

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