Tag: foreign direct investment

Short-Term Investments, Long-Term Adverse Effects

March 11, 2024

Economic cha-cha advocates insist that more FDI will spur more economic development. However, more does not necessarily mean better and the short- and long-term impacts of unregulated foreign investment can be more damaging than the projected benefits.

Is the Philippine economy too strict?— Debunking the foreign direct investment myth

February 15, 2024

There are already numerous laws allowing 100% foreign ownership in most of the economy including manufacturing, trade, banking, telecommunications, most of transport and power, and even in mining and renewable energy sources.  The economy is now among the most open economies in the region.