With a highly skilled and productive workforce, along with a robust supply of business process outsourcing services, and sound economic fundamentals, Philippines has become one of the most attractive destinations for businesses expanding to Southeast Asia. Read more in our latest article.
The Philippines’ FTA with the European Free Trade Association, which will come into force on June 1, 2018 for the Philippines and Switzerland, will significantly benefit businesses exporting goods from the Philippines to the EFTA member states. Read more in our latest article.
In the Philippines, all companies – domestic or foreign – are liable to pay corporate income tax (CIT). The tax liability for a corporation is determined by its residency status and is based on the net income it obtains. Read more in our latest article.
In this article, South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk highlights the measures companies should adopt to protect their IP in the Philippines’ food and beverage industry.
As the Philippines’ economy continues to experience robust growth, Grapevine Asia Partners assesses the opportunities and risks for foreign investors in the country under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.
ASEAN continues to be an important FDI destination for European investors. Read more about France’s investments in Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia in the concluding part of our two-part article on French FDI in ASEAN.
The Philippine labor law recognizes five different categories of employment arrangements based on the nature of the employment. An employment contract is concluded for each of the five types. Read more in our latest article.
With an average growth rate of 6.3 percent over the past five years, the Philippines is now among the fastest growing economies in Asia. Read more about the Philippines’ latest FDI trends and outlook for 2018 in our latest article.
The Philippines’ much awaited tax reform package or Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) was signed into law recently, paving the way for a simpler and fairer tax regime in the country. Read more about the key changes introduced by the new law in our latest article.
Chinese State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) have been prominent in bidding on development contracts aligned with China’s Belt & Road Initiative. Read how Chinese SOEs are bidding on the design and development contract for the Clark Airforce base in the Philippines in our latest article.