According to the investment statistics in ARMM, the target investment of the region has consistently been reached and surpassed from 2012 to 2019. Moreover, actual investments in the region have amounted to a total of 24.23 billion from 2012 to 2019, while creating 16,809 jobs.

Among the provinces in ARMM, Maguindanao has the highest cumulative investments which generated 74% (Php 14.80 billion) of the total approved investments in the region from 2012 to 2018. This is followed by Tawi-Tawi (Php 5.07 billion). The remaining three provinces, Lanao del Sur, Basilan and Sulu, however, have registered lower cumulative investments amounting to Php 194 million, Php 10 million, and Php 8 million respectively. 

In terms of industry investments, Agriculture is the top industry with the biggest investments in the region accounting for 40% of the total approved investments in ARMM from 2012 to 2018. This is followed by Energy and Petroleum (24%), Mining and Quarrying (18%), Telecommunications (15%), and Construction, Logistics and Trading (3%). 




2012 to 2018 Annual Accomplishment Reports, Regional Board of Investments-ARMM; http://www.rboi.armm.gov.ph/

 2019 Powerpoint Presentation, Regional Board of Investments-ARMM