Philippine Comparative Advantage
The Philippines is strategically located in the Asia-Pacific region. It is considered as a natural gateway to the East-Asian economies.
The Philippines offers a highly educated and literate workface with majority of the people possessing an excellent command of the English language.
The Philippines has an open economy that allows 100% foreign ownership in almost all sectors of the economy. Several special economic zones and industrial estates have been established all over the country.
The Philippines allows private sector participation in most governmental activities such as in building infrastructure and other services through the Build-Operate-Transfer Scheme.
The Philippines has deregulated its banking, insurance, telecommunication, shipping, and retail trade sectors, removing most, if not all, of the monopoly structures in the Philippine’s market economy.
The Philippines offers expatriates a comfortable lifestyle – internationally known educational institutions, entertainment and leisure facilities, a range of housing choices, and the luxury of access to household help.