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Strong consumer demand and economic expansion should drive further growth in the Philippine retail sector, assisted by increased bank lending and subdued inflation.

Le secteur agricole tunisien a fait mentir les pronostics la saison dernière en dégageant un profit accru malgré une baisse des volumes d'échanges, porté par la hausse des prix de certains de ses produits phares sur les marchés internationaux.

 

One of the most important priorities for transport sector stakeholders in the Philippines is reducing congestion across the country’s urban centres. The new administration of President Rodrigo Duterte has given strong signals that it intends to address this persistent problem, deploying a multi-pronged strategy that includes legal reforms,...

 

Limited multimodal connectivity has been a major challenge for the Philippines’ transport sector as economic growth and consumer demand accelerate, driving shipping costs to unsustainable levels and leading to the launch of a new multimodal transport and logistics roadmap in 2016. Emphasising construction of new access roads and sweeping...

 

Rail networks in the Philippines are set for a major overhaul as the government moves forward on its sweeping North-South Railway Project (NSRP), which will re-establish a national rail backbone in the coming years. The project’s North-South Commuter Rail (NSCR) will also connect to major mass transit networks in Metro Manila, which suffers...

 

Benefitting from an advantageous geographic position flanking critical global trade routes between North America, ASEAN and Australia, the Philippines is well positioned to transform its transport sector into a major economic growth driver in the coming years, bolstered by rising maritime trade, air passenger volumes and commuter traffic.