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PEZA Frontline Units Directory

Unit

Head

Email / Mobile #

Office of the Board Secretary

Atty. Mark P. Rubio
Officer-in-Charge

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+63917 123 7895

Legal Services Group

Atty. Norma B. Tañag
Officer-in-Charge

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+63998 840 6528

 
 
 

Industrial Relations Division

Atty. Norma B. Tañag
Officer-in-Charge

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+63998 840 6528

Enterprise Regulations & Support Services Group

Atty. Ross Vincent S. Sy
Officer-in-Charge

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+63920 970 7377

Enterprise Regulations Department

Ms. Cristeta V. Cañete
Officer-in-Charge

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+63917 563 8184

Enterprise Services Division

Ms. Irma G. Espino
Officer-in-Charge

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Incentives Management Division

Ms. Sonia S. Almosara
Officer-in-Charge

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Enterprise Assistance Group / Enterprise Operations Department

Ms. Vivian S. Santos
Group Manager

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+63917 804 4778

Service Registration Unit

Ms. Jocelyn De Guzman
Officer-in-Charge

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+63917 827 3538

Foreign Nationals Unit

Ms. Felicidad A. Sayo
Officer-in-Charge

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+63998 598 9682

Zone Office NCR

Ms. Mary Jane G. Sanchez
Officer-in-Charge

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+63917 591 0393

Finance Group (Cashier)

Mr. Renato Raymundo
Officer-in-Charge

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+63998 563 6413

Support Services Department

Engr. Dominador A. Zagada
Department Manager

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+63998 563 6411

Ecozone Development Department

Mr. Emmanuel D. Cortero
Department Manager

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+63917 558 9118

Environmental Safety Group

Engr. Vivian C. Toledo
Department Manager

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+63917 806-0295





Office of the Director General
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0917-813-3853
DDG Tereso O. Panga  DDG Mary Harriet O. Abordo
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0949-889-6988
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0998-563-4421 
 ZA Norma B. Tañag
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0998-840-6528


 Other External Hotlines
 DTI DOTr
1-384
0926-612-6728
0956-091-6570


For Problems on Cargoes
at Checkpoints:

0926-612-6728
0917-834-3330
0917-876-8594
0917-876-8573
(02) 798-02394

(02) 798-02391
DILG / DOH PNP
(02) 894-26843
1555
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Internal Issuances

Memorandum Circular No. 2020-045
Invitation to participate on #ThisWorks WHO Webinar Series  
 
Memorandum Circular No. 2020-041
Guidance for PEZA locators with probable / suspected / confirmed COVID-19 case
                Annex A: COVID-19 Monitoring Template
 
Memorandum Circular No. 2020-040
Extension of Validity of PEZA Memorandum Circular No. 2020-011 Re: Work from Home Operations
 
Memorandum Circular No. 2020-036
Inspection Checklist to Ensure Compliance of PEZA enterprises with the Safety and Health Measures to Mitigate the Threat of COVID-19
 
Memorandum Circular No. 2020-035
PEZA Advisory on Request for Exemption from Travel Ban of Foreign Nationals Essential to Operations of PEZA Registered Companies
 
Memorandum Circular No. 2020-034
Guide to Visitors and Clients in PEZA Offices
 
Memorandum Circular No. 2020-033
Tools to Assist PEZA Clients during the Community Quarantine
 
Memorandum Circular No. 2020-032
Required Physical Distancing at Workstations or Production Areas inside PEZA Ecozones including IT/BPO Centers under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), General Community Quarantine (GCQ) and Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ)
 
Memorandum Circular No. 2020-031
Self-Assessment Checklist on COVID-19 Measures in the Workplace
 
Memorandum Circular No. 2020-030
PEZA Construction Safety Guidelines for its Developers and Locatorswithin the PEZA Zones and IT Centers Including PEZA Projects for Areas under Various Types of Quarantine Classifications during the COVID-19 Crisis
 
 
Memorandum Circular No. 2020-028
Validity of Residual Waste Hauler Certificate of Registration During the Implementation of State of Public Health Emergency and Community Quarantine
 
Memorandum Circular No. 2020-027
COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) and Small Business Wage Subsidies (SBWS)
 
Memorandum Circular No. 2020-026
Establishment of Internal Policies and Procedures for COVID-19 Workplace Prevention and Control
 
Memorandum Circular No. 2020-025
Provisions for Ecozone Shuttle Buses and Continued Implementation of ECQ Virus Prevention and Rental Payment Relief Measures
 
Guidelines for Preparing the PEZA Workplace for COVID- 19 Response after Lifting of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ)
 
Memorandum Circular No. 2020-023
Assistance to Ecozone Registered Enterprises Pursuant to “Bayanihan We Heal as One Act”

Memorandum Circular No. 2020-022
Inspection and Site Visits of Developers’ and Enterprises’ Facilities and Distribution of Locators’ Donation to the Local Government Units (LGU)

Memorandum Circular No. 2020-021
Disinfection and Sanitation within PEZA Ecozones

Memorandum Circular No. 2020-020
Quarantine and Health Safety Compliance Guidelines

Memorandum Circular No. 2020-019
Online PEZA E-Import Permit Validation by PEZA-JPCOs at the NAIA, MICP and POM while under the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ)
                Annex A: Certification
                Annex B: Order of Payment

Memorandum Circular No. 2020-018
Guide to Disinfect the Workplace Premises using Products known to be effective against the Human Coronavirus

Memorandum Circular No. 2020-017
Extension of the Validity of Letters of Authority (LOA) of PEZA-accredited Service Enterprises 

Immediate Implementation of COVID-19 Prevention Measures
 
Suspension of All Business Operations in CEZ I and II until Further Notice
 
DOLE COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) Guidelines to Avail of Financial Support and Employment Facilitation

Memorandum Circular No. 2020-014
Urgent PEZA Advisory Re COVID-19 Emergency Response

Memorandum Circular No. 2020-012
PEZA Services, Assistance and Advisory Re: COVID-19 Situation

Memorandum Circular No. 2020-011
PEZA Assistance to Ecozone I.T. Enterprises in Responding to COVID-19 (Corona Virus Disease)


Internal Advisories

External Issuances and Advisories


DOLE Labor Advisory 2020-18
Guidelines on the Cost of COVID-19 Prevention and Control Measures

DOLE Labor Advisory 2020-17
Guidelines on the Employment Preservation upon the Resumption of Business Operation
 
DA-DTI-DOF-BOC-PPA Joint Memorandum Order No. 20-01
Adoption of Processes for the Expedited Release of  Refrigerated Containers and Dry Vans during the Period of Enhance Community Quarantine

Customs Memorandum Order No. 10-2020
Summary Abandonment Proceedings during Enhanced Community Quarantine

DOF-DTI Joint Memorandum Circular No. 2020-02
Guidelines on the Operations and Incentives of Covered Enterprises Engaged in the Manufacture, Importation, and Distribution of Certain Products, and for Other Purposes, Pursuant to Republic Act No. 11469, otherwise known as "Bayanihan to Heal as One Act"

BOC-ARTA-FDA Joint Memorandum Circular No. 1, s. 2020
Creation of Bayanihan One Stop Shop for Securing License to Operate (LTO) to Import Covid-19 Critical Commodities for Commercial Distribution

Republic Act No. 11469
Bayanihan to Heal as One Act

Memorandum from the Executive Secretary
Additional Guidelines for the Community Quarantine over the Entire Luzon and Management of the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation

Interagency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease Resolution No. 15
Resolutions Relative to the Management of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation

Interagency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease Resolution No. 14
Resolutions Relative to the Management of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation

Interagency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease Resolution No. 13
Recommendations for the Management of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation

DOLE Department Order No. 209
Guidelines on the Adjustment Measures Program for Affected Workers Due to the Corona Virus Disease 2019

DOLE Labor Advisory 2020-09
Guidelines on the Implementation of Flexible Work Arrangements as Remedial Measure Due to the Ongoing Outbreak of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

DOLE-Advisory 2020-04
Guidelines on 2019 Novel Coronavirus Prevention and Control at the Workplace

DTI Memorandum Circular No. 20-14
Ensuring Enhanced Operations for BPO Companies and Export Enterprises, and their Service Providers, throughout the Extended Enhanced Community Quarantine Period

DTI Memorandum Circular No. 20-11
Prescribing Guidelines for Additional Business Activities Allowed to Operate to Ensure the Steady Supply of Basic Necessities and Essential Commodities, Supplementing MC 20‑08, s.2020

DTI Memorandum Circular No. 20-08
Ensuring Unhampered Movement of Cargo and Transit of Personnel of Business Establishments Allowed to Operate During the Enhanced Community Quarantine of Luzon, amending for this purpose MC No.20-06

DTI Memorandum Circular No. 20-06
Ensuring Unhampered Movement of Cargo and Transit of Personnel of Business Establishments Allowed to Operate during the Enhanced Community Quarantine of Luzon
 
DILG Memorandum (March 20, 2020)
Strict Enforcement of the Guidelines on the State of Public Health Emergency in the Philippines and the Enhanced Community Quarantine in  Luzon

PNP Memorandum (March 21, 2020)
Strict Implementation on the Unimpended/Unhampered Flow of Cargoes


Performance
 
PEZA APPROVED INVESTMENTS BY INDUSTRY SECTOR (in Php Million)

INDUSTRY SECTOR 

Jan-Mar 2019

Jan-Mar 2020

% Increase/Decrease 

Manufacturing

9,102.627

7,741.885

-14.95%

Information Technology

4,012.565

 2,326.483

-42.02%

Ecozone Development

 8,692.094

 6,385.381

-26.54%

Others 

1,097.465

42.493

-2,482.69%

TOTAL

(Note: No Board Meeting on March 2020 hence Feb 2020 investment figures are carried over for March) 

22,904.751

 16,496.242

 -27.98%



PEZA PERFORMANCE (as of March 2020)

 

 2019

 2020

% INCREASE

INVESTMENTS
(in Billion Pesos)
(Note: No Board Meeting on March 2020 hence Feb 2020 figures are carried over for March) 

 P22.904

 P16.496

-27.98%

NO. OF PROJECTS
(Note: No Board Meeting on March 2020 hence Feb 2020 figures are carried over for March) 

 128

87

-32.03%

DIRECT EMPLOYMENT
(as of January 2020)

1,476,091

1,565,588

 6.06%

EXPORTS
(in US$ Billion)
(as of January 2020)

 $4.030

$4.362

 8.24%



I.T. INVESTMENTS (as of March 2020)
 

 

 2019

 2020

% INCREASE

AMOUNT
(in Billion Pesos)
(Note: No Board Meeting on March 2020 hence Feb 2020 figures are carried over for March) 

 P4.012

 P2.326

-42.02%

NO. OF PROJECTS
(Note: No Board Meeting on March 2020 hence Feb 2020 figures are carried over for March) 

 40

30

-25.00%

DIRECT EMPLOYMENT
(as of January 2020)

736,405

825,133

 12.04%

EXPORTS
(in US$ Billion)
(as of January 2020)

 $0.995

$1.149

 15.48%



 
Press Releases

PEZA partners with WHO Philippines, DOH for COVID-19 in the Workplace #ThisWorks Webinar

07 September 2020 (Monday)

Pasay City – With a goal to spread awareness and information about COVID-19 during this time of pandemic, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has collaborated with the World Health Organization Philippines country office (WHO Philippines) and the Department of Health (DOH) for the four-day #ThisWorks Webinar for all PEZA ecozone locator enterprises and employees.

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PEZA’s investment promotion partners (Ka-PIPPs) organized domestic and abroad to make PH an investment haven in Asia 

20 August 2020 (Thursday)

Taguig City – Amidst the various quarantines imposed to combat the spread of COVID-19, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has partnered with various agencies and organizations, also known as Ka-PIPPs, to continue to connect and to attract global investors to the Philippines.

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PEZA transfers new home at DoubleDragon Building Pasay City

18 August 2020 (Tuesday)

Taguig City – The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), under the leadership of Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza transfers their head office location at the 10th Floor, DoubleDragon Center West Building, DD Meridian Park, Macapagal Avenue, Pasay City.

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PEZA records positive growth in FDIs in the first sem of 2020 amidst COVID-19

10 August 2020 (Monday)

Taguig City – Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza showcased on Monday PEZA’s record of positive growth in foreign direct investments in the first semester of 2020 amidst COVID-19 pandemic. The positive growth has been registered specifically in the IT-BPO and manufacturing sectors.

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PEZA aggressively promotes creation of special ecozones in the countryside as PRRD reiterates AO 18 and EO 114 in SONA

06 August 2020 (Thursday)

Taguig City – “Even with the difficulties brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, PEZA will continue in attracting investors to the country and promoting the creation of special economic zones especially in the countryside that will become economic drivers in every region,” said Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza.

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PEZA with DTI, DOLE launches DOLLAR program to open 69,081 jobs and counting, online skills training for OFWs, unemployed Filipinos

31 July 2020 (Friday)

Taguig City – Becoming a symbol of hope for many Filipinos amidst the pandemic, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), with the support of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), the Office of Senator Bong Go, among other partners has finally launched the much-awaited DOLLAR online job expo and online skills training on Wednesday, July 29.

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PEZA to launch DOLLAR job expo, online skills training post-SONA to help employ jobless OFWs and job seekers

25 July 2020 (Saturday)

Taguig City – Maintaining its goal for the Philippines to be fully industrialized and become an investment hub for ecozones and export-production despite the COVID-19 crisis, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) initiates and spearheads the launching the Development Outreach for Labor, Livelihood, and Advancement of Resources program, also known as the DOLLAR program on July 29, 2020.

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PEZA-BatStateU launches the first KIST Park in PH

21 July 2020 (Tuesday)

Taguig City – The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has welcomed Batangas State University (BatStateU) as the Philippines’ first-ever Knowledge, Innovation, Science and Technology (KIST) Park, which was officially launched online yesterday, July 20, 2020, in observance of the COVID-19 measures.

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PEZA’s Investment Promotion Global links widens

21 July 2020 (Tuesday)

Taguig City – Committed to its balancing acts to keep the Philippine economy competitive amidst best efforts by government for effective management of health situations in the country, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza assures that “PEZA continues in its efforts to attract international investments to country and widen global linkages even during this time of pandemic.”

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COVID-19 cannot stop PEZA: Board okays 50 new projects to bring in PhP 22.5 Billion investments

15 July 2020 (Wednesday)

Taguig City – Committed to its balancing acts to address the impact of the COVID-19 to the Philippine economy and health situations in the country, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Board has approved on July 10 a total of new 50 projects, which will bring about PhP 22.5 Billion investments and generate 8,917 employment.

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PEZA to launch DOLLAR program’s job fair for repatriated OFWs, those laid off workers due to pandemic

08 July 2020 (Wednesday)

Taguig City – Showing positive action for Bayanihan during a global crisis, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) will now be launching a Job Fair to cater to the arriving 62,000 repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) as well as the locally laid-off workers rendered jobless by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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PEZA continues ‘balancing acts’ to protect the health and retain 1.6 million jobs and 78% export companies operational, supports DOF’s call to revive the economy

02 July 2020 (Thursday)

Taguig City – Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza has reported that “PEZA has highly maintained the economy with majority of its companies operational and its employees working amidst the COVID-19 crisis.”

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Plaza: Let’s keep existing investors and 6.5 million direct & indirect ecozone jobs, add economic stimulus to restore vibrant economy

24 June 2020 (Wednesday)

Taguig City – While uncertainties remain on how soon the country can end the pandemic and flatten the curve from the 31,825 cases reached as of June 23, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Chief has called for the Government to help keep existing investors by maintaining status quo on its incentives as well as the retention of its authority and powers as provided under Republic Act no. 7916 or the Special Economic Zone Act.

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PEZA’s different types of economic zones to become economic drivers in PH regional and countryside growth

10 June 2020 (Wednesday)

Taguig City – The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza has assured that PEZA’s newly proclaimed and more economic zones will become economic drivers in the countryside and the country’s regions. This comes after President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed twelve (12) new economic zones proclamations in the period of January to June 2020.

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Plaza: President Duterte’s newly proclaimed PEZA ecozones to yield ₱ 6.4 Billion investment and more in 2020

10 June 2020 (Wednesday)

Taguig City – The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza announces on Wednesday the approval of twelve (12) new economic zones as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed the proclamations in the period of January to June 2020.

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PEZA to launch DOLLAR, a livelihood & job fair, export & import trade fair

08 June 2020 (Monday)

Taguig City – Under the leadership of Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) will soon launch its Development Outreach for Labor, Livelihood, and Advancement of Resources (Human Resource, Technical Resource, Natural Resource, and Financial Resource) program, or also known as the PEZA DOLLAR program.

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PEZA, ECONOMISTS urgently appeal for status quo on incentives for exporters amidst fears on closures due to world recession

03 June 2020 (Wednesday)

Taguig City – Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza and 24 economists from the country’s top universities are unanimous in their appeal to Congress to maintain the status quo on PEZA’s tax incentives for export companies, and even enhance them through the Philippine Economic Stimulus Act to keep and benefit the 4,542 export-oriented companies in its 408 ecozones nationwide and the 6.5 million direct and indirectly employed Filipinos in the ecozones.

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PEZA and locator companies’ Bayanihan Act to repatriate OFWs and LSIs to CARAGA

02 June 2020 (Tuesday)

Taguig City – With the leadership of Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has spearheaded the move to help repatriated OFWs and locally stranded individuals (LSIs) to go back home after being held in Metro Manila, other parts of Luzon, and Cebu due to the lockdown brought about by the worsening COVID-19 pandemic.

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PEZA appeals anew for status quo, enhancement of the economic stimulus package amid the COVID crisis

02 June 2020 (Tuesday)

Taguig City – As Metro Manila transitioned to General Community Quarantine (GCQ), Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza expressed again her appeal to Congress to maintain status quo for PEZA’s tax incentives as well as its power and authority on export-oriented investments in its 408 ecozones nationwide.

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PEZA Board approves 26 new investments in PH worth P13.1 Billion amid COVID crisis

29 May 2020 (Friday)

Taguig City – Showing a silver lining amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Board has approved a total of 26 projects in the month of April and May 2020 last Thursday, May 21. It was the first and only Board meeting conducted since the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon.

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PEZA Chief: Philippines’ investment advantage in economic recovery from pandemic is having rich human and natural resources

22 May 2020 (Friday)

Taguig City – “The Philippines will be an investment haven in Asia once its two biggest wealth, its human and natural resources, are tapped and responsibly utilized,” said Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza in her speech during the May 20 virtual forum “Free Zone 4.0: The Way Forward, Road to Recovery,” organized by the World Free Zones Organization that tackled the global economic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic.

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PEZA's COVID-Free, Green, Sustainable and Smart Ecozones Now Ready to Welcome More Investors to the Countryside

21 May 2020 (Thursday)

Taguig City – The Philippine Economic Zone Authority’s (PEZA) feat of COVID-free ecozones continually protects the health of its 1.6 million industry workers and employees.

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PEZA's feat: 408 ecozones, 4,542 companies and 1.6M workers are COVID-free, a perfect balancing act

21 May 2020 (Thursday)

Taguig City – The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), one of the top investment promotion agencies in the country that contributes the biggest export income to the national government, continues to implement a perfect balancing act in addressing the health and quarantine requirements, and support the continuous operations of 60% of its 4,542 companies nationwide amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Outpouring of donations from PEZA enterprises continue for frontliners, needy

28 April 2020 (Tuesday)

Taguig City – Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza has lauded the efforts of PEZA registered enterprises as they continue to extend help and support to Filipinos. This comes as Luzon enter the eighth week of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ).

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PEZA prepares post-COVID business continuity plans to assist affected registered enterprises in PH

23 April 2020 (Thursday)

The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) is now making its post-COVID pandemic business continuity plans to better assist its registered locator companies affected by the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon.

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PEZA reports investment performance amidst the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ)

22 April 2020 (Wednesday)

Taguig City – Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza on Tuesday shared the top investment promotion agency’s performance for the first quarter of 2020 amidst the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ).

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PEZA continues with balancing act as ecozones remain operational and adhering to quarantine measures

21 April 2020 (Tuesday)

Taguig City – Performing balancing acts amidst the quarantines or lockdowns, Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director-General Charito “Ching” Plaza on Monday shared updates on the status of PEZA-registered ecozones, which are continuing operations while maintaining strict compliance to the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) measures.

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PEZA appeals for unified and synchronized ECQ plan, rules, policies, and enforcements by IATF, national agencies & LGUs

21 April 2020 (Tuesday)

Taguig City – Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza on Monday has appealed for a unified and synchronized plan, rules, policies, and enforcements by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), national agencies, and LGUs during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). This comes after reports suggest martial law-type implementation of ECQ guidelines as Luzon enters week seven of the said quarantine.

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More PEZA-registered companies donate PPEs, medical equipment, goods as ECQ nears week seven

16 April 2020 (Thursday)

Taguig City – More and more registered companies under the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) that are producing and manufacturing personal protective equipment (PPEs), medical supplies, and equipment have donated their products and other necessities to help the COVID-19 frontline workers and the Filipino people. This comes as the extended Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) nears week seven.

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PEZA pledges help and support to the National Government as ECQ extend until April 30

08 April 2020 (Wednesday)

Taguig City – In view of the extension of the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) to combat the worsening spread of COVID-19, Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza has vowed to help support and assist the National Government to cater to the needs of the export-oriented companies and the Filipino people.

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PEZA thanks ecozone locator companies as more extend help to COVID-19 frontline workers

07 April 2020 (Tuesday)

Taguig City – – Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza has expressed on Tuesday her gratitude to all its registered ecozone locator companies for producing, manufacturing, and donating personal protective equipment (PPEs), medical supplies and equipment to help the COVID-19 frontline workers.

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PEZA Chief seeks assistance from National Gov’t agencies, LGUs to help in ecozone locator companies’ compliance on quarantine guidelines

28 March 2020 (Saturday)

Taguig City – Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito “Ching” Plaza has sought the assistance of various National Government agencies and LGU hosts to help in its ecozone locator companies’ compliance on the enhanced quarantine guidelines.

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PEZA Issues Pre-emptive Quarantine Compliance by Ecozones and Companies Nationwide

27 March 2020 (Friday)

Taguig City – After continuous consultation with the concerned stakeholders and authorities, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has decided to reopen or resume operations in the Cavite Economic Zone (CEZ), amending CEZ Memorandum Circular 2020-013 released on March 19, 2020 which halted all operations in the area due to the reported coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases or PUIs/PUMs in neighboring communities of the zones.

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PEZA resumes operations in Cavite Economic Zone amid Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine

23 March 2020 (Monday)

Taguig City – After continuous consultation with the concerned stakeholders and authorities, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has decided to reopen or resume operations in the Cavite Economic Zone (CEZ), amending CEZ Memorandum Circular 2020-013 released on March 19, 2020 which halted all operations in the area due to the reported coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases or PUIs/PUMs in neighboring communities of the zones.

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PEZA appeals for consistency of National Gov’t, LGUs’ directives on the unhampered passage of manufacturing, IT/BPOs, and export cargoes and workers in checkpoints

22 March 2020 (Sunday)

Taguig City – Almost one week since the quarantine began in the country, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), led by Directory General Charito “Ching” Plaza, has called for consistency in the implementation of “unhampered passage of manufacturing, IT/BPOs, and export cargoes and workers in checkpoints,” which had been approved by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID).

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PEZA clarifies rules on shutdowns by companies or ecozones amidst COVID-19 pandemic

21 March 2020 (Saturday)

Taguig City – Amidst the Luzon-wide ‘enhanced community quarantine’, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), which has 406 registered ecozones nationwide and more than 4,501 locator companies, clarified on Saturday the rules when said companies in PEZA decide to shut down or the whole privately-developed ecozone will be shut down temporarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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PEZA releases new guidelines regarding the movement of ecozone workers and goods

21 March 2020 (Saturday)

Taguig City – Since March 20, 2020, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has released an advisory regarding the movement of ecozone workers and goods during the period of the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine. The advisory is effective to all ecozones operated, managed, or registered with PEZA nationwide.

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PEZA collaborates with Cebu LGU to implement measures against COVID-19 in MEZ and ecozones outside Luzon

21 March 2020 (Saturday)

Taguig City – The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has continuously collaborated with the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Cebu to ensure the unhampered service to its clients and locators, while assuring the safety and welfare of its employees and clients alike, despite the current situation brought about by the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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PEZA clarifies rules on shutdowns by company and ecozones

20 March 2020 (Friday)

Taguig City – The PEZA Chief has clarified that rules regarding companies that are PEZA-registered when it is their own initiative to stop operation.

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PEZA releases memorandum to CEZ locators

20 March 2020 (Friday)

Taguig City – PEZA authorized work-from-home arrangement for all of its IT/BPO enterprises, processing of applications, and other permits via online, and virtual inspection of goods.

However, specifically for the Cavite Economic Zone (CEZ), which is one of the biggest public economic zone operated by PEZA, the PEZA Head Office upon the recommendation of its Zone Administrator, suspended operations since March 19, 2020, on all the business establishments in the CEZ until further notice under CEZ Memorandum Circular no. 2020-013. This is due to the increasing number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and PUIs/PUMs in the area.

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PEZA assures full support and assistance to keep industry operations in ecozones and health safety compliance for workers

20 March 2020 (Friday)

Taguig City –Working in accordance with the Luzon-wide lockdown that President Rodrigo Duterte promulgated since March 16, the majority of Philippine Economic Zone Authority’s (PEZA) ecozones and registered-companies continue to adapt and operate under various work schemes to ensure business continuity while at the same time observing health measures and guidelines.

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PEZA’s ecozones ‘business as usual,’ extends emergency incentives assistance to ecozones and industries; flexi-time and health safety measures for workers

13 March 2020 (Friday)

Taguig City – In view of the worsening spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has directed all ecozones and offices nationwide to continue ‘business as usual’ with skeletal workforces to assure the unhampered service to its clients and locators. The said orders are in line with the President’s announcement last night regarding the Philippines’ measure to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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Export and IT industries laud PEZA’s immediate action to alleviate workers, ecozones, and export enterprises in responding to COVID-19

10 March 2020 (Tuesday)

Taguig City –The Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) lauded on Tuesday PEZA’s immediate action to alleviate the concerns of industry workers, ecozones, and export enterprises in responding to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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