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    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: 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...

Economic Update | The Philippines: Year in Review 2011

27 Jan 2012
The Philippines may be heading towards a period of economic introspection, looking inward for growth and stability as the shadow of slower economic growth appears to be spreading over many of its key...

Economic Update | The Philippines: Banking on tourism

13 Jan 2012
With 2011 having seen a spike in visitor arrivals, the Philippines’ tourism sector is moving ahead with plans to become a major engine for the country’s economic growth.

Economic Update | The Philippines: Balancing act

5 Jan 2012
A $1.66bn stimulus plan announced earlier this autumn is expected to stimulate domestic demand in the Philippines as effects from the ongoing global economic turbulence continue to impact the country...