Next to Cagayan de Oro, the young city of El Salvador in Misamis Oriental is the next most competitive city in the region based on the latest annual ranking of Philippine cities and municipalities developed by the National Competitiveness Council through the Regional Competitiveness Committees (RCCs).
The city which hosts some of the big industrial firms in the province is ranked 31st nationwide. Gingoog City comes next at 35th and Iligan at 41st. See how other cities in Northern Mindanao ranked below.
Among the big industries in El Salvador City are Asia Brewery, Inc. Universal Robina Corp., and Zest-O Corp.