• Economic News Updates

    Economic News & Views

    For each market we cover, OBG produces regular economic research available on our website, by email subscription and via RSS feed. Free to access, our Economic Updates are targeted at those looking for regular comment on key sector developments.

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Economic Update | The Philippines: Prospects bright for retailers

9 Apr 2012
The Philippines’ retail sector is expected to have a strong year, with forecasts pointing to rising consumer spending as the economy continues to expand and inflation remains contained. Low interest...

Economic Update | The Philippines: Powering up

26 Mar 2012
News that the Philippines is set for higher electricity prices this year has sparked protest from legislators and consumers alike, but the rate increases could actually foretell their eventual...

Economic Update | Philippines: Under the sea

9 Mar 2012
In late February, the Philippine’s Department of Energy announced it was forging ahead with plans to offer 15 offshore territories to foreign investors for oil and gas exploration. The secretary of...

Economic Update | The Philippines: Boosting domestic demand

27 Feb 2012
January’s revelation that the Philippines’ economy grew 3.7% in 2011 came as the government and central bank announced new measures to further boost growth. Indeed, President Benigno Aquino’s...

Economic Update | The Philippines: Building investment

21 Feb 2012
The Philippines’ construction sector appears set for a busy year, with the state planning to inject billions into the industry. While the government’s infrastructure programme continues to ramp up,...

Economic Update | Philippines: Filling the rice bowl

14 Feb 2012
In the Philippines’ current plans for a major upgrade of the country’s agricultural sector, the most dramatic move is a determination to transform the country from being the world’s top rice importer...