14 Aug '11, 3pm

Masipag: Going Beyond Sustainability in the Philippines: The summit examined "issues of sustainability for busin...

Masipag: Going Beyond Sustainability in the Philippines: The summit examined "issues of sustainability for busin...

"We have the best workforce in the world." -- Philippine Economic Zone Authority [1] "Masipag" is the Filipino word for industrious, a term that has often been used to describe the Filipino worker and a trait that has made the Philippines a growing destination for foreign direct investment (FDI). "Two factors -- skilled workforce and competitive labor cost -- account for investors' choice of the Philippines as an ideal investment site," according to the Manila Bulletin . "Many foreign companies reportedly prefer Filipino workers because they are easily trained, industrious, computer literate, English-speaking, and willing to work longer hours and at cheaper labor cost."[2] FAVORABLE INVESTOR SENTIMENT = HIGHER FDI The nation's central bank, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), reported last week that in the first five months of 2011, FDI inflows totaled USD 714 million, up f...

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