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Jewelry Industry
Furniture Industry
Pyrotechnics Industry
Electronics and Information Technology
Marble Industry
Garments Industry
Food Processing Industry
Tourism Promotion

Jewelry Industry

The Philippines is 12th largest producer of gold in the world. We have cultural and design background and skilled workers. Presently, there are approximately 10,000 cottage type firms employing 6-7 people each on the average.

Composed of approximately 100 firms, the Meycauayan Jewelry Industry Association (MJIA) runs the Philippine Jewelry Center a one-stop-shop service center for jewelers, equipped with training centers, common service facilities, laboratory equipments and provides design assistance to members.

Major product categories:
  • Precious metal jewelry
  • Pearls, precious and semi-precious stones


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    Furniture Industry

    Bulacan is home to some 200 furniture manufacturers producing a wide range of world-class furniture. Catering to both foreign and domestic markets, they manufacture simple, classic, and reproduction furniture made of wood, rattan, metal and mix of these materials. Their manpower are highly-skilled in fine and elaborate wood carvings, stone parquetry, and carabao bone in-laid furniture.

    At present, Bulacan exports fine furniture primarily to Europe, Middle East, Korea, Taiwan, Mexico and U.S. territories.

    A local chapter of the Chamber of Furniture Industries of the Philippines (CFIP) provides assistance to the province's furniture manufacturers.

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    Pyrotechnics Industry

    Bulacan is noted as a leading manufacturer of pyrotechnics in the Philippines. It is estimated that about 500 manufacturers are producing pyrotechnic products, particularly concentrated in the areas of Bocaue, Sta. Maria, Baliuag, and other neighboring municipalities of the province. Manufacturers and dealers grew rapidly in Bulacan relatively because of high profits generated. On the average, the demand for pyrotechnics is highest during the months of May and December because of fiestas, Christmas, and New Year's Eve celebrations.

    The Bulacan Manufacturers had joined the VIII Macau International Fireworks Display Competition, 11 countries competed and Philippines ranked number four. It showed that Bulacan made fireworks is within the standard of international experts. Among locally made pyrotechnics, those made in Bulacan are much preferred by local consumers because of the quality of the products. In 1999, Gov. Josie dela Cruz created the Pyrotechnics Regulatory Board which aimed to modernizing and developing the industry and promote public safety by introduction of new technology and adoption of effective rules and regulations.

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    Electronics and Information Technology

    Due to the proliferation of technical schools and colleges offering courses on computer and information technology, Bulacan abounds with a highly-skilled pool of professional graduates, of which many are continuously being employed by multinational companies in Thailand, Singapore, Japan, and U.S.A.

    There exists available domestic markets for I.T. and software development because of proximity to the business districts of Metro Manila.

    Bulacan has available industrial estates to house locators and investors, and likewise has excellent and affordable Internet and broadband telecommunications infrastructure and support facilities to suit every investor's needs.

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    Marble Industry

    With 28 processing plants & 36 firms engaged in small scale marble quarrying, Bulacan is the center of marble stone production in the Philippines accounting for about 70% of the total output of stone.

    It prides itself for having a Marble Production and Training Center with modern, state of the art polishing equipment, providing training programs for workers.

    Its marble and marbleized limestone products are exported to U.S.A., Europe and other Asian countries like Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Korea and Malaysia.

    Cooperation Sought:
    Marketing Tie-up, Technology Upgrade

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    Garments Industry

    Garments is one of Bulacan's major industries with over 200 registered garment manufacturer engaged in direct export and sub-contracting work.

    Its principal products range from children and infant's wear, knitted shirts and blouses, trousers, shorts, athletic and swim wear. Its highly-skilled Labor force excel in embroidery, handiwork and smocking, and competent workers knowledgeable in printing and dyeing, knitting and finishing.

    Cooperation Sought:
    Marketing tie-up, Production partnership

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    Food Processing Industry

    Bulacan has a remarkable 15% share of the total mango production of the Philippines. Likewise, other fruits can be sourced within the province.

    Situated in the province are various medium-sized companies engaged in processing and production of food products such as fruit purees, industrial fruit juices, ice cream and ice cream flavorings.

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    Tourism Promotion

    Bulacan has a rich natural resources ideal for eco-tourism development. The undeveloped highlands of Northeastern Bulacan have caves, underground rivers and other natural wonders sure to attract eco-tourist.

    Its rich cultural, historical and culinary heritage plus the natural hospitality and charm of its people, completes an ambience conducive to tourism.

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    Contact Information

    Provincial Cooperative and Economic Development Office (PCEDO)
    Provincial Capitol Compound, Malolos City, Bulacan 3000 Philippines
    Tels: +63(44) 791-0884
    Email: pcedo@bulacan.gov.ph
    Contact: Ms. Cynthia P. Abiol, Department Head

    The Bulacan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI)
    Hiyas ng Bulacan Convention Center, Provincial Capitol Compound, Malolos City, Bulacan 3000 Philippines
    Tels: +63(44) 662-1180, 791-2574
    Mobilwe Nos.: +63932-849-8120 / +63932-849-8122
    Email: bcci@bulacanchamber.ph
    Website: http://bulacanchamber.ph
    Contact: Ms. Mara T. Bautista, Executive Director

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