Spurred the economic expansion of Western Visayas (Region VI), Philippines, which in 2012 recorded an impressive growth of 7.5% in Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP).
Hailed as one of the Most Livable places in the Philippines, Iloilo is widely recognized for good governance and sustainability.
United political leadership in partnership with the private sector generates investor confidence in Iloilo.
The agri-business sector of Iloilo remains a major economic contributor supplying rice, aquaculture products, high value crops, and livestock to the Philippines and other countries. It has a huge potential for expansion and value adding.
With the current redundancy in power supply and accelerated development of roads and infrastructures, the manufacturing sector demonstrates a highly favorable growth area in Iloilo. Pre-feasibility studies and site evaluations for potential economic zones are actively pursued by local government units.
In an excellent mix of glorious history and culture, Iloilo gives visitors a peek of the past through its vast collection of heritage structures and a variety of colorful festivals.
Iloilo City is becoming a major player in the meetings, incentive, conventions, and exhibitions (M.I.C.E) industry with the growth of hotels, restaurants, and retail services, garnering the title of Best M.I.C.E City of 2016.