Net foreign direct investment into the Philippines surged 60.4% year-on-year to a five-month high of USD 833 million in June 2021, amid further economic recovery. The increase in FDI mainly on account of infusion by foreign direct investors to their subsidiaries in the Philippines in the form of net investments in debt instruments, which rose year-on-year by 151.8 percent to USD 630 million. Meanwhile, non-residents’ net investments in equity capital plunged by 48.4% to USD 93 million in June 2021 from USD 180 million a year earlier. This was due to the downturn in equity capital placements by 38.2% to USD 192 million, while withdrawals grew by 112% to USD 26 million. Bulk of the equity capital placements during the period came from Japan, the US, and Singapore. Capital infusions were directed mainly to manufacturing, real estate, and financial and insurance industries. Considering the first half of the year, FDI net inflows jumped 40.7% from a year earlier to USD 4.3 billion. source: Bangko Sentral NG Pilipinas
Foreign Direct Investment in Philippines averaged 404.65 USD Million from 2005 until 2021, 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 September of 2021.
Foreign Direct Investment in Philippines is expected to be 550.00 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 2022 and 1200.00 USD Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.