Economic Division

1.Economic division:
We provide the following services:

  • Promote bilateral trade and investment relations between Taiwan and the Philippines.
  • Assist Taiwanese companies in developing the Philippines market.
  • Assist Philippines companies in establishing relations with Taiwanese business community

2.Statistic information between Taiwan and the Philippines

Taiwan was Philippine’s 8th largest trading partner, 9th largest export market, 7th biggest source of imports, as well as the 12th biggest foreign direct investor in 2016.

Year Economic growth rate of the Philippines(%) Total imports of the Philippines (in Million USD) Total exports of the Philippines (in Million USD) Philippine’s GDP(in Million USD) Philippines’ GDP per capita (in USD)
2012 6.6 61,714 51,991 260,300 2,508
2013 7.2 61,831 53,978 266,900 2,572
2014 6.1 64,224 61,798 284,600 2,643
2015 5.8 71,067 58,827 291,983 2,891
2016 6.9 81,159 56,232 304,084 2,947

3. Related links:

Trade and Investment Information of Taiwan (1)Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs: of Investment Services, Ministry of Economic Affairs: Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA):
Recruitment in Taiwan Contact Taiwan:
Investment Agencies in the Philippines (1)Board of Investment (BOI)

Industry & Investment Building, 385, Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue, Makati City, Metro Manila



(2)Export Marketing Bureau

2nd Floor, DTI International Bldg., 375, Sen.Gil.Puyat Ave., Makati City, Metro Manila, The Philippines




(3)Bureau of Import Services

3F, Tara Bldg., 389, Sen.Gil.Puyat Ave., Makati City, Metro Manila, The Philippines



(4)Philippine Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PCCI)

3F Commerce and Industry Plaza, 1030 Campus Ave. cor. Park Ave., McKinley Town Center, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippine




(5)Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA)

SBMA Office Building, 229, Waterfront Road, Subic Bay Free Port Zone, Olongapo, Philippines



(6) Clark Development Corporation (CDC)

2122Carlos P. Garcia Street, Clark Freeport Zone, Clark, Pampanga, Philippines

Tel:(6345)599-2092:(6345) 599-2042


(7) Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA)

Building 5, DOE-PNOC Complex, Energy Center, Rizal Drive, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines



(8) Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Secretariat Building, PICC Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Metro Manila, Philippines

Tel: (632) 818-0923