Taguig City

Taguig is a city in Metro Manila in the Philippines. From a thriving fishing community along the shores of Laguna de Bay, it is now an important residential, commercial and industrial center. The recent construction of the C-5 highway and the acquisition of the Fort Bonifacio development area has paved the way for the cityhood of the municipality.The city ranked first among Philippine cities in the Ease of Doing Business Index, conducted by the World Bank's International Finance Corporation.

Taguig was finally declared a highly-urbanized city on December 8, 2004 after the COMELEC's recount of ballots cast in 1998 cityhood plebiscite. Located in the southern section of sprawling Metropolitan Manila, Taguig is surrounded by a host of bustling cities - Pateros and Pasig to the north, Taytay to the east, Muntinlupa City to the south , and Parañaque, Makati and Pasay to the west.

As highly urbanized city, Taguig is home to Fort Bonifacio Global City and five (5) thriving industrial centers - (1) the Mañalac Estate in Bagumbayan; 2) the Food Terminal, Inc., the nation's food center, is situated in Western Bicutan. It boasts of over 300 medium scale companies with businesses covering food manufacturing, electronics, garments and service industries; (3) the Veteran's Center and the (4) RSBS in Western Bicutan are also home to industrial companies. (5) The Napindan-Elizalde Industrial compound produces steel.