Setting up a business in the Philippines requires the investor to know the investment laws.
There are many ways for foreign investors to setup a business in the Philippines.
100% foreign ownership of a branch office, corporation, RHQ, ROHQ or representative office is allowed depending on the kind of business they intend to operate in the Philippines.
The “Foreign Investment Act of 1991”, as amended, mandates the formulation of a Regular Foreign Investment Negative List, covering investment areas or activities which are open to foreign investors and/or reserved to Filipino nationals;
Laws pertaining to the leasing of land and purchase of real estate and condominiums by foreigners.
Republic Act No. 8756 An Act Providing For The Terms, Conditions And Licensing Requirements Of Regional Or Area Headquarters, Regional Operating Headquarters, And Regional Warehouses Of Multinational Companies, Amending For The Purpose Certain Provisions Of Executive Order No. 226, Otherwise Known As The Omnibus Investments Code Of 1987
Philippines Economic Zones