This guide has been prepared by Isla Lipana & Co., the Philippine member firm of PwC for the benefit of potential, as well as existing, investors whom we consider major business partners in shaping the future of the Philippine economy.
The first part gives a concise but thorough presentation of the Philippine profile from geography, politics, trade, and economics to vital information of general interest. The next part briefly provides answers to questions relating to policies and operations of various government agencies which deal on various aspects of business from registration to operations and availment of incentives.
Disclaimer: The contents of How to Invest in the Philippines book are summaries and compilations in general terms of selected issuances from various government agencies available as of the date of writing. They do not cover exhaustively the subjects it treats but is intended to answer some of the important, broad questions that may arise. They do not necessarily reflect the official positions of Isla Lipana & Co., the Philippine member firm of the PwC global network. Isla Lipana & Co. is not liable on any ground whatsoever for any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or in respect of decisions or actions in reliance upon the contents of this Doing Business and Investing in the Philippines book which are intended for guidance only and as such should not be regarded as a substitute for professional advice.
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