Six other Philippine cities in the top 100
(Manila, Philippines, January 28, 2014) —Metro Manila has edged out Mumbai, India, to take the second spot in the Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations for 2014 recently released by the investment advisory firm Tholons. Moving up one notch from its 2013 standing, Manila is next only to Bangalore, India, which continues to occupy the number-one position.
Six other locations in the country also made it to the list, which is a flagship project of Tholons and is acknowledged as the de facto ranking for outsourcing cities worldwide. Aside from Metro Manila, Cebu also figured in the top ten, maintaining its ranking at number eight, while Davao City placed at 69th, Sta. Rosa in Laguna at 82nd, and Bacolod at 93rd, all moved up in the rankings this year. Iloilo, however, went down two notches from 93rd to 95th, while Baguio stayed at the 99th spot.