The Philippines is undergoing an era of reform. The Filipino people, whose inherent talent and productivity are crucial to the success of enterprise, have reaffirmed their participation in the pursuit of economic development and equitable progress.¬† In turn, our government has set in place the conditions necessary for the realization of these aspirations. We have instituted various structural interventions and policy reforms that will facilitate and simplify the conduct of business in the Philippines.
We believe that good governance‚ÄĒmarked by transparency, accountability, and integrity‚ÄĒis the bedrock of a robust economy
The overall objective of these thrusts is the revitalization of our country and the fulfillment of its multifaceted potential. Foremost in our efforts is our engagement in Public-Private Partnerships, which spur inclusive growth across all industries and secure our country‚Äôs standing in the global economy.
Our endeavors are bearing fruit, and we are response. By the close of 2011, the Philippines in the World Economic Forum‚Äôs Global Competitiveness of the handful to make a leap of this magnitude. Development Index, we moved up to the 11th in in our ranking second only to Norway. These are among the many tangible manifestations of the increased confidence of investors like you.
This is our momentum of development, and we can sustain this through our continuing partnerships.¬† This volume identifies areas of mutually beneficial collaboration, possibilities for growth that we can explore and realize, and the advantages we can gain if we work as one.¬† With this initiative, we can work closer towards our goal of restoring dynamism in the Philippine economy.
H.E. BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
President of the Republic of the Philippines
View and download September 2012 PPP Brochure¬†(PDF, 4.4 MB)