Batangas City: Industrial Port City of CALABARZON

KMC MAG GROUP batangas banner Proclaimed as Batangas City on July 23, 1969, the city of Batangas is known as the "Industrial Port City of CALABARZON." CALABARZON is an acronym of its five constituent provinces namely Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon. As one of the Philippines' fastest growing cities, the city is highly praised with awards received in the areas of environment, social welfare development, local governance, youth development, and cooperative partnership.

The city is classified as a Regional Growth Center and is officially classified as a site for Regional Agro-Industrial Center and Special Economic Zones. The city is also one of the top revenue earning cities in the country with features such as the Batangas International Port which was declared as an alternate port to Manila and serves as a key connecting point from Luzon to the islands of Visayas and Mindanao.  Batangas City is accessible by means of land and water. The city is reachable by air through the use of helicopters that can land in designated areas within the city. Located approximately 108 km south of the nation's capital (Manila ), it is accessible by land through the Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR) Tollway which allows motorists to reach the city of Batangas within 1.5 hours.

In terms of business, the city ranked 4th in the Philippine Cities Competitiveness Project by the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Policy Center. Furthermore, the city has also been lauded as the best in Cooperative-LGU Partnership on a national level, the award conveyed by the House of the Senate. Economically, the city's local industry is fueled by close to 6,000 SMEs and large businesses as well as close to four dozen financial institutions, and three public markets. As of 2011, there are 20 major industries established in the city. Powering these industries is a labor force close to 105,000 people, 96.5% of whom are literate. Some of the largest businesses in the city fall under the industries of storage and distribution, packaging/printing, power plants, pipeline concessionaires, manufacturing, and gas and oil processing. Pilipinas Shell, one of the largest oil refineries in the nation, is also located in Batangas City along with three other natural gas power plants.  

Batangas City has also received the distinction of being the Most Child Friendly City in its region as well as a Role Model City for the Implementation of RA 9003, the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act.

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