"The sector faces increasing headwinds in the months ahead from the anti-pollution crackdown, slower credit growth, reduced fiscal support and a cooling property market", Capital Economics analyst Julian Evans-Pritchard wrote in a research note.
Manufacturing production expanded at the fastest pace since September 2016 and to one of the greatest extents during the past four years.
Companies that registered higher new work commented on greater client bases and the launch of new products.
Production grew at the fastest pace in eights months in November, driven by a further sharp increase in new orders.
Despite the Philippines' rosy manufacturing sector, Aw said robust economic activity has been marred by rising inflationary pressures, commonly associated with a weak exchange rate.
The U.K. economy has slowed markedly this year as inflation, which accelerated sharply after the pound's steep post-Brexit depreciation, began to outpace wages and squeeze consumers-a key engine of growth.
Increased prices paid for commodities and other imported materials led cost inflation to rise sharply to 17-month peak in November.
"A major driver of higher output has been solid domestic demand", said Bernard Aw, principal economist at IHS Markit, which compiles the survey.
Manufacturers said domestic demand and a rebound in the energy sector helped drive new orders in November. Factory gate prices rose as a outcome, with the pace of charge inflation the highest since February, noted IHS Markit.