Net foreign direct investment into the Philippines surged 46.3% yoy to USD 0.89 billion in February 2022, rebounding sharply from a 16% plunge in January, reflecting mainly the continued infusion of funds by non-resident investors to their local subsidiaries. The increase was supported by a 40.8% growth in non-residents’ net investments in debt instruments of local affiliates to USD 722 million from USD 513 million in February 2021. Also, non-residents’ net investments in equity capital soared by 320.1% yoy to USD 97 million. In particular, equity capital placements grew by 26.5% yoy to USD 116 million, while equity capital withdrawals contracted by 72.4% to USD 19 million. The bulk of the equity capital placements during the period came from Kuwait, Japan, and the US. Capital infusions were directed mainly to manufacturing; financial and insurance, and real estate industries. Considering the first two months of the year, FDI net inflows rose by 8% yoy to USD 1.71 billion. source: Bangko Sentral NG Pilipinas
Foreign Direct Investment in Philippines averaged 428.83 USD Million from 2005 until 2022, 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 2022.
Foreign Direct Investment in Philippines is expected to be 1000.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Philippines Foreign Direct Investment is projected to trend around 1000.00 USD Million in 2023 and 1200.00 USD Million in 2024, according to our econometric models.