Why INvest in Ilocos Norte

Strategic Location

Situated at the northernmost part of Luzon, Ilocos Norte is poised to be a major trade hub that will link the Philippines to major Asian economies north of the Philippines such as China, Japan, and South Korea.

Quality and Affordable Utilities

With a 386.46 MW installed energy capacity, of which 282.90 MW is wind, 87.76 MW is solar and 15.8 MW is hydro, Ilocos Norte hosts the most number of wind turbines which ensures the supply of quality and reliable power industries. Moreover, quality water service is provided by a public-private partnership with Prime Water Corporation.

Robust Telecoms Network for High Speed Communications

Ilocos Norte has been installed with strong and reliable Internet Connection provided by PLDT-Smart and Globe Telecom. Major business districts of the province are also installed with Domestic Fiber Optic Network (DFON).

Excellent Peace and Order

Ilocos Norte is the most peaceful Province in Luzon. Crime clearance stands at 96% and 3% Crime Solution. The friendly and God-fearing populace, coupled with the country’s finest police force, transforms the province into a safe place ideal for investors who pursue optimum returns and good quality of life.

Highly Skilled & Educated Manpower

Assisting the development goals of the province, globally-competitive schools in higher learning and technical and vocational courses offer Tourism, Agriculture, and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) curricula assuring a steady supply of competent and industrious graduates.


Access to the province is made easier via Air (Laoag International Airport - only International Airport in the region), Sea (Currimao Seaport), or Land (NLEX-SCTEX-TPLEX expressways).