You will find many unique advantages in Cagayan as a business base, primarily due to its location and resources.
The Cagayan Freeport is situated along international shipping routes, therefore gaining a geographical advantage as a major transshipment point for Philippine traders to access prime overseas markets such as Hongkong, Taiwan, Korea, Japan and China. It operates as a separate customs territory similar to Hongkong, Singapore, Labuan in Malaysia and Hamburg in Germany.
Around the Freeport, within its program for development, are vast agricultural lands which can support big- and small-scale agro-industrial ventures. The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) operates the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport.
The Investments Priorities Plan of Cagayan focuses on these industries well-suited to its resources:
Cagayan is the convergence point for commerce, education, and services in Northern Philippines , with most regional offices located in Tuguegarao City , the province’s capital.