Philippines report 2019

Leadership insights

SYNERGY MEDIA SPECIALISTS

The Philippines has been one of the most profitable investment destinations in the ASEAN region for Japanese investors over the last decade. Leaders share more insight on the strengthening relations between the Philippines and Japan.

Carlos G. Dominguez III<br /> Secretary Department of Finance | © DEPT. OF FINANCE
Carlos G. Dominguez III
Secretary Department of Finance | © DEPT. OF FINANCE

“The Philippines is experiencing a remarkable economic unfolding that can already be seen from the booming construction sector to the blossoming tourism industry. Many new investment opportunities are attracting the Japanese and other foreign investors. As the Philippines’ economic emergence continues to gain traction, over the years our bilateral relations with Japan will also grow more comprehensively towards becoming demographic partners.”


Yoshio Wada<br /> Chief Representative Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Philippines | © JICA
Yoshio Wada
Chief Representative Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Philippines | © JICA

“JICA is a trusted strategic partner of the in Philippines in nation building. Our efforts are focused on achieving economic growth through further promotion of investments, supporting the solutions toward health and human security issues, and on the peace and development of Mindanao.In line with the current administration’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ programs, we want to invest in very good infrastructure projects and improve connectivity among regions and islands.”