Monday, January 12, 2015

BVI in Top Three of Foreign Investors in Philippines

The Board of Investments of Philippines released foreign investments statistics for 2014, which showed the significant 69.42% decrease if compared to 2013. Netherlands are the top source of foreign investments in the country, while Indonesia became the second FDI source. According to BOI data, Netherlands has seven registered projects in Philippines in 2014, the largest of which was the expansion project of 99% Dutch owned Unilever Philippines Inc.

British Virgin Islands, which remained one of the largest foreign investors of the country, is in the third place of the ranking, followed by Switzerland, UK and Japan; however, its investments have substantially declined as compared to 2013. The biggest investment project of the BVI was the Shangri-La Hotel and Services apartments at the Bonifacio Global City.

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