Subic Bay, Philippines is bordered on the east by Zambales mountains and the South China Sea on the west. A former US Naval base, Subic is now a freeport zone and a gateway for the transportation of goods. And, while it’s topography is more of a jungle paradise, technology, infrastructure, and industry have changed the landscape and the standard of living in the community.
Malaysia and the Philippines are two of the largest outsourcing destinations in Southeast Asia, both countries competing to achieve higher market shares in the global Business Process Outsourcing “IT-BPO” industry.
As the global Business Process Outsourcing “IT-BPO” market continues to expand, outsourcing destinations like Latin America and the Philippines are seeing more foreign investors and increasing annual revenue. These areas expect a 30-40% profit upswing from IT-BPO for the first quarter of 2010.
According to data from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), the government recently issued 20 new exploration permits in the first three months of 2010 alone. An exploration permit enables mining companies to tap the mineral resources of a particular area, and open them up to mining activities.
Business Process Outsourcing (IT-BPO) is one of the fastest growing industries in the Philippines today. Since it’s advent, the industry has experienced a steady growth in annual revenue, boasting a 23% increase in 2009 alone. To date, the Philippines covers about 21% of the global IT-BPO market, and is considered a prime outsourcing destination in Southeast Asia.
Malaysia and Philippines are two of the top four offshore countries in Asia together with India and China. As the BPO industry progress, the first two countries are battling neck to neck in striving to achieve a higher global market share. Both the Philippines and Malaysia are experiencing unprecedented growth rate and revenue. Call center companies are booming in both countries and are expanding quickly.
As the Philippine IT-BPO Industry expands, foreign investors continue to inject capital and resources into the economy, resulting in job creation for the local work force. A key to this unprecedented growth is the recently developed SVEG, short for Special Visa for Employment Generation, a non-immigrant visa which is enabling foreigners to create business opportunities in the Philippine market.
Business Process Outsourcing (IT-BPO) is one of the fastest growing industries in the world today. As emerging leaders in the global IT-BPO market, both India and the Philippines are considered prime outsourcing destinations for multinational companies all over the world.
Outsourcing companies in the Philippines can opt for either PEZA or BOI Registration to obtain tax incentives in their respective fields of enterprise. Registering with either PEZA or BOI offers numerous benefits for start-up companies in the country, including easier visa processing for expat employees.
Manpower resources are one of the Philippines’ greatest exports. Presently, over eleven percent of the population are employed as Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and Filipino communities are found in almost every industrialized nation in the world.