G.R.E.A.T Hub

G.R.E.A.T. Hub (Economic Database) - the provision of  economic database, reports and statistics including the development of promotion collaterals for distribution to business stakeholders.  It includes the conduct of due diligence or business  scanning by gathering, updating and packaging of economic data for use in economic decisions.

About GenSan 

General Santos City popularly known as "GenSan" has been considered as one of the most vibrant economies and preferred investment destinations in the southern Philippines.  It is strategically located within the trading and economic center of SOCSKSARGEN Growth Area (South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, and General Santos). It provides good trade access to major foreign markets - Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, Pacific Islands, Japan, Hongkong, Middle East, Continental Europe, and the United States.

Tagged as the "Tuna Capital of the Philippines", the city embraces inclusive growth and industry diversification as a prime factor to sustain its economy. It is the only highly urbanized city in Region 12 and the acknowledged industry leader in fishing, trade and commerce, finance, health, logistics, manufacturing/processing, transportation, education, and M.I.C.E. sectors.

As the "Home of the Champions”, GenSan banks on its local talents as its strength and important asset!  The city thrives on its diversity of people, facets, and resources for continuous improvements and innovations. As such, the city has been receiving recognition and commendations, like in the recently-held 2021 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) of the DTI-Competitiveness Bureau,  of which the city was awarded second (2nd) most improved LGU, ranked 3rd most competitive in Mindanao (HUC category), ranked 11 out of 33 in the overall most competitive highly urbanized cities (HUC) category, top ten (10) in economic dynamism, and top 10 in government efficiency.

Economic Database

- Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI)

- Cost of Doing Business

- Latest Major Infrastructure Project

- Export and Import Data

General Santos City Report on Economic Actions for Transparency (G.R.E.A.T.) Magazine

2020 G.R.E.A.T. Magazine (maiden issue)

2021 G.R.E.A.T. Magazine (second edition)

Most Business Friendly (MBF) City Entry


Amount of Investment Generated for 2020


Gross Sales of Registered Firms for 2020


Total Business Registered


Total No. of Registered Cooperatives