Operation in the Philippines

Why the Philippines?

The production in Asia is now expanding. Many producers are trying to shift its production base to overseas with velocity yet to see in order to avoid economic crisis and to maintain or enhance its competitiveness. In such a move, it is the Asia that attracts most attention due to its bright future having abundant labor force, consumption and purchasing power. The Philippines is the most potential country among countries in Asia.

N.T.Philippines, Inc. was established in 1989 as Nampow Philippines Co., Ltd. with the purpose of providing ceramic filter assembly service and inspection thereof mainly to the semiconductor producers in Japan. Due to our commitment to quality and continuous endeavor for customer satisfaction, our operation has been expanded mainly in BPO of electric parts industry. After 20 some years since foundation, we are now making new challenges in other new field.
It is our main business to provide producers of the world with excellent labor and production space in the Philippines at incredibly low cost. We would like to urge you to consider off shore production here in the Philippines!

Stable, excellent & reasonable labor

There exists abundant labor of good quality at reasonable cost in the Philippines. It is the best fitted situation for the labor intensive industry. If you want to reduce your labor cost or secure workforce, please study possibility of establishing your operation here in the Philippines. One of the areas of our specialty is to supply labor of good quality at reasonable cost.

Taxation incentive & infrastructure

The spot where we locate is in the industrial park in Rosario, Cavite which is about 30km away from Manila and you can reach there in one hour from Manila. Since it is the special economic zone which has a taxation incentive, you can enjoy various advantages.

There are now almost 200 companies are operating in this 276 ha's CEZ (Cavite Economic Zone). Very easy access to Manila airport or Manila port. Together with organized infrastructure and lowest possible electric cost in the Philippines, you will have various advantages in operating here.

We have achieved satisfactory results in long years in terms of developing ideal BPO, which we are confident that you can fully utilize for your future strategy.

Philippines Update

Sept. 2013: According to Ministry of Trade and Industry, the number of companies shifting their production base from China to the Philippines is increasing. The major cause for such is said to be continuously increasing cost of labor and surrounding environment in China. More than 50% of such companies are Japanese in the past several months.

According to the government announcement, the direct foreign investment approved in the second quarter 2013 was 58.8B PHP, an increase of 160% year on year with the largest investment from US followed by Japan. The major industries entered were electric, panelized house, leather, steel products, etc.

JPY/PHP annual chart

JPY/PHP for 2012/9-2013/8

USD/PHP annual chart

USD/PHP for 2012/9-2013/8

Points to study

1. Select a country considering country risk.
2. Forecast of labor and material cost of the country
3. Forecast of other production cost
4. Possibility of labor issue (no strike since our foundation)