Registration of foreign/non-resident investments with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP or Central Bank of the Philippines) is not mandatory. However, it is required when foreign exchange (FX) used to fund repatriation of the capital or remittance of dividends/profits is purchased from the Philippine banking system.
Foreign Direct Investment
Foreign Direct Investment in the Philippines
Last March 27, 2013, the Republic of the Philippines received its first Investment Grade Status from the rating agency, Fitch Group. From a previous ranking of BB+, the status of the Philippines has been upgraded to BBB-.