The Guide to Employment Permits for Foreign Workers in the Philippines


For expatriate workers and their employers in the Philippines, it is essential they understand the process of obtaining a work visa and employment permit.

German FDI in ASEAN Part IV: The Philippines and Singapore


ASEAN continues to be an important FDI destination for European investors. Read more about Germany’s investments in the Philippines and Singapore in the fourth part of our five-part article on German FDI in ASEAN.

The Philippines’ Federal Shift and What it Means for Business


The Philippines is moving towards a federal constitution. Read our latest article to know what it means for business.

Investing in ASEAN’s Coffee Industry


ASEAN’s coffee industry offers several opportunities for foreign investors. Read our latest article to know more about the coffee industry in Vietnam, Indonesia, Laos, Thailand and the Philippines.

The Philippines’ Investment Outlook for 2019


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 2019 in our latest article.

Labor Market Trends in the Philippines


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 Enters into Force in June


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.

IP Protection in the Philippines’ Food and Beverage Industry


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.

Philippines Under Duterte: Opportunities and Risks


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.

French FDI in ASEAN Part II: Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia


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.

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