3. What are the areas of investments covered by the Foreign Investments Act (FIA)?

The FIA covers all investment areas except banking and other financial institutions, which are governed and regulated by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). The Foreign Investment Negative List covers areas of economic activity whose foreign ownership is limited to a maximum of forty percent (40%) of the outstanding capital stock in the case of continue reading : 3. What are the areas of investments covered by the Foreign Investments Act (FIA)?

4. When can foreigners do business do business or invest in a domestic enterprise up to 100% of its capital?

A.  Full entry of non-Filipinos is feasible if the proposed activity is not among those listed in the FINL;   B.   When the paid-up capital for domestic market enterprise is at least US$200,000 which may be lowered to US$100,000 and if the following conditions are met: ·         Introduction of advanced technology; or ·         Employment of continue reading : 4. When can foreigners do business do business or invest in a domestic enterprise up to 100% of its capital?

5. Where does one apply for registration of investments?

A.      For Single/Sole Proprietorship (Filipino or foreign national) – You may go online at http://www.bnrs.dti.gov.ph to register your business name. For other inquiries on Business Name (BN) Registration, consider the following: ·         For concern regarding Business name policies, clarification on requirements, call (632) 751-3330; ·         For technical concern such as page cannot be displayed, problem in viewing continue reading : 5. Where does one apply for registration of investments?