Exporting to the Philippines

A guide for British businesses who are interested in developing their overseas trade and doing business in the Philippines.



A detailed guide on doing business in and with the Philippines. The guide contains information on:

  • challenges of doing business in the Philippines
  • growth potential of the market
  • trade between the UK and the Philippines
  • opportunities in the Philippines
  • start-up and market entry considerations
  • legal considerations
  • tax and customs considerations
  • entry requirements
  • who to contact for more help

More information


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Published 21 May 2014
Last updated 17 March 2016 + show all updates
  1. 2016 update of Exporting to Philippines guide.
  2. 2015 update of exporting to Philippines guide.
  3. First published.