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China Jan.-Oct. outbound investment falls amid crackdown

BEIJING — China’s non-financial outbound direct investment from January to October fell 40.9% year on year to $86.31 billion, the Ministry of Commerce said...

The Philippines looks to foreign investment to liberalize trade

With an eye on reversing a dip in foreign direct investment (FDI), the Philippines has proposed a series of reforms aimed at increasing trade...

Fund managers far less giddy about SE Asia

SINGAPORE -- Southeast Asia is on track to receive less than half the private capital it lured from fund managers in 2016. Investment across the...

Europe’s biggest fund sticks to top EM bet

BANGKOK/SINGAPORE -- Policy normalization at some of the world’s biggest central banks may have some emerging-market (EM) investors nervous, but Europe’s largest fund manager...

China’s biggest exchange wants more deals with foreign peers

SHANGHAI -- Shanghai Stock Exchange outlined plans for closer links with other national markets, taking further steps to enact President Xi Jinping’s policy to...

Start-ups transforming business landscape in the Philippines

By Krista Angela M. Montealegre National Correspondent THE START-UP ecosystem is blossoming in the Philippines, and conglomerates may be just what they need for their lift-off. A...

Chinese firms considering to locate in PHL

CHINESE electronic firms have expressed interest in locating in Philippine economic zones, the country’s top development planner said following their investment road show in...

Davao delegation in Japan for tourism, investment road show

A TEAM from the Davao City government and private sector representatives are in Japan this week to make a pitch for increased Japanese tourists...

Origin of mutual fund

Mutual funds have become a popular investment vehicle for first-time and seasoned investors alike. Its diversified nature that provides lower risk of loss has opened...

Economic team moves to stir US interest

ECONOMIC MANAGERS of President Rodrigo R. Duterte have made an investment pitch in New York, telling American investors to be part of the Philippines’...

September inflows fail to lift hot money year to date —...

MORE foreign funds entered the country in September as investors saw the first of up to five tax reform packages -- lynchpin of an...

Consumer picks lure investment firms

By Krista A. M. Montealegre, National Correspondent PRIVATE EQUITY firms still consider the Philippines a preferred destination in Asia despite a backdrop of declining foreign...

July flows worsen FDIs’ year-to-date fall

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez Senior Reporter NET foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows fell for the first time in three months in July to the smallest...

Economic execs seek to assure US investors

STATE economic managers head for the United States this week in a bid to convince companies there that the Philippines is good for business,...

Investor confidence intact — S&P

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez Senior Reporter INVESTOR CONFIDENCE remains fairly intact more than a year into the administration of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, as policy...

Economic team to visit Tokyo ahead of November signings for Japan-ODA...

THE GOVERNMENT’S economic and infrastructure team will be visiting Tokyo this month to review the progress of infrastructure projects to be funded by the...

Credit investors scour the world for niche opportunities

SAN FRANCISCO -- The hunt for yield in the credit markets has led large investors to companies in Indonesia, financing the Brazilian soybean trade...

Gov’t to ease foreign cap in construction

THE GOVERNMENT is looking to allow foreign contractors to take on public construction projects under a more liberal Foreign Investment Negative List (FINL) in...

Foreign business leaders press government on infrastructure agenda

FOREIGN INVESTORS want the government to pick up the pace on infrastructure development, fearing that President Rodrigo R. Duterte may run out of time...

Davao City sending trade, tourism delegation to Japan

DAVAO CITY — The city government will embark on a trade mission to four cities in Japan in October to attract tourists and line...

Approved PEZA investment pledges nearly double

THE Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), which contributes about a third of the country’s total committed investments, registered what it called an “unprecedented performance”...

Business interest still ‘high’ but reality bites

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez Senior Reporter AN INITIAL SURGE of investor confidence in the current administration has started to ease more than a year after...

Miners worried about legislative franchise, ban on ore exports

A PROPOSAL which requires miners to seek a legislative franchise and bans exports of raw ore is raising concerns within the industry, which said...

April FDI retreats from year-ago record

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez FOREIGN direct investment (FDI) net inflows to the Philippines hit a 12-month high in April even as they slid from...

Southeast Asia’s top investors in infrastructure

This network graph by BusinessWorld shows how select Southeast Asian countries are linked – or not linked – through private investors in their infrastructure....