It is not just a promise or potential, Cebu demonstrated its capability with an excellent economic track record.
It is the second largest city and fastest growing economy in the Philippines.
Cebu’s export growth rate for the past 5 year has averaged close to 20 percent considerably higher than that of the country and any other province in the Philippines.
It leads the country in export items such as furniture, fashion accessories, carrageenan and gifts, toys and housewares.
It is the most accessible place in the Philippines, with more domestic air and sea linkages than Manila.
Cebu is base to over 80 percent of inter-island shipping capacity in the Philippines.
Cebu is the Tourism Gateway for the Central and Southern Philippines.
It is not in an earthquake zone or typhoon belt, nor are there volcanoes in the island.
Cebu has one of the best records for peace and order in the country.
Its labor force is oriented towards non-agriculture lines and is one of the most productive in the country.
* The development of its infrastructure is balanced; it has all the ingredients necessary to be competitive and sustain investments. It is a cosmopolitan with all the support facilities and amenities needed for an ideal lifestyle.
Source - Cebu City Government