Net foreign direct investment into the Philippines jumped by 35.2 percent year-on-year to a seven-month high of USD 797 million in July 2020, the third straight month of increase, on the back of investors' improving sentiment due in part to easing of containment measures, and some signs of gradual pick up in economic activity based on high-frequency indicators. Meanwhile, net equity capital investments declined by 19.6 percent. Considering the first seven months of the year, FDI net inflows were down 10.9 percent, compared to the same period of 2019, while net equity capital investments surged by 111.1 percent. Equity capital placements during the period originated mainly from Japan, the Netherlands, Singapore, and the United States. These were invested primarily in manufacturing, real estate, financial and insurance, and administrative and support service industries.
Foreign Direct Investment in Philippines averaged 385.43 USD Million from 2005 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 2256 USD Million in April of 2016 and a record low of -396 USD Million in June of 2007. This page provides - Philippines Foreign Direct Investment- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Philippines Foreign Direct Investment - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2020. source: Bangko Sentral NG Pilipinas
Foreign Direct Investment in Philippines is expected to be 500.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Foreign Direct Investment in Philippines to stand at 1150.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Philippines Foreign Direct Investment is projected to trend around 1000.00 USD Million in 2021 and 1200.00 USD Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.