Net foreign direct investment into the Philippines grew by 12.1 percent to USD 657 million in January 2020 from USD 586 million a year earlier, before the imposition of restrictions measures in the country due to COVID-19. Net equity capital investments jumped 100.5 percent year-on-year to USD 373 million, as equity capital placements came largely from the Netherlands and Singapore. These were invested mostly in manufacturing and real-estate industries. Meantime, net investments in debt instruments issued by local affiliates fell by 57.9 percent to USD 233 million and reinvestment of earnings declined by 5.1 percent to USD 72 million.
Foreign Direct Investment in Philippines averaged 379.06 USD Million from 2005 until 2019, 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 May of 2020. source: Bangko Sentral NG Pilipinas
Foreign Direct Investment in Philippines is expected to be 840.00 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 1050.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Philippines Foreign Direct Investment is projected to trend around 1200.00 USD Million in 2021, according to our econometric models.