Situated within the heart of the archipelago, Oriental Negros has become a gateway for domestic trade and travel. The province is part of the Strong Republic Nautical Highway that links Luzon and Mindanao. Oriental Negros supplies geothermal power to neighboring provinces, this is another built in advantage that the province can use to attract investments and speed up its own economic growth.
There has been a surge in investments lately, especially in food services, retail services, tourism and information & communication technology (ICT)-based businesses. This indicates not only an abundance of business opportunities but also a wealth of resources, especially manpower.