Foreign chambers urged to invest more in the BPO industry

The Joint Foreign Chambers of the Philippines (JFCP) have been urged to invest more in the country’s business process outsourcing industry. Senator Joel Villanueva issued the call as he said more investment would translate into a more competitive industry, which would be good for every Filipino. The JFCP is a coalition of various foreign chambers from the US, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Europe, Japan and South Korea. The JFCP has committed to work toward increasing foreign direct investment flow in to the country and agreed on the importance of skills training and development of workers. The Philippine senator also urged President Rodrigo Duterte to attract foreign investment to create more jobs.