Answers to your questions on doing business in the Philippines

Once your plans are more specific, the embassy network will be happy to provide you with information tailored to your situation or project. It can also support you if you lack international business experience.

Personal answers to your questions on doing business

You've decided what market you want to target, but have questions about your project. Contact the mission in the country in question. They will be happy to help and can provide you with the information you need. They can tell you more about market sectors, rules and regulations, the business climate and other relevant issues.

If you're still exploring and comparing markets, contact the Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( They can arrange an advisory consultation.

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More information

For more information, contact an adviser or a representative of the embassy network in the country you want to do business in.

Your questions about doing business in this country or region

The Trade and Economic Team at the Embassy in Manila has the resources to provide you more detailed information about your queries on doing business in the Philippines.

Are you interested in doing business in the Philippines? For more information, contact the economic affairs department in Manilla. 

Read more about doing business in Southeast Asia on our website. In addition, the Regional Business Developer in Southeast Asia has up to date information about opportunities for trade, investment and R&D in the Philippines.