Investment Promotion


JETRO supports overseas expansion of Japanese firms, in particular SMEs, to emerging and developing countries. This is done by providing information regarding local business environment and investment climate through various services and activities.



SME Overseas Expansion Platform

Formally launched for the promotion of Japan's initiative into tapping emerging markets, this service provides hands-on assistance to incoming Japanese SMEs. The platform teams up and is supported by recognized Japanese organizations and expatriates in the country.

Philippines-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (PJEPA) Seminar

To promote trade and investment between Japan and the Philippines, JETRO Manila, in partnership with other organizations conducts a yearly seminar on the framework of the Philippines-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (PJEPA) to further inform the local business sector of its advantages in the context of business opportunities.

Philippines Competitive Advantage Survey Report

Part of JETRO's annual survey entitled Survey on Business Conditions of Japanese-Affiliated Companies, this excerpt report focuses on the Japanese companies' outlook on the business scenario in the Philippines and shows the competitiveness of the country's business environment in comparison to other Asian countries.