• 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: Property surge takes shape

21 May 2012
Confidence in the Philippines’ property market, fuelled by economic growth, an influx of expatriate workers and rising investment by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), is intensifying competition...

Economic Update | The Philippines: On course for higher growth

30 Apr 2012
A combination of strong consumer demand, increased state investment and sound monetary policy have combined to put the Philippines’ economy on course for a strong performance this year, leading...

Economic Update | The Philippines: BPO’s rising potential

24 Apr 2012
Rising revenues and job creation, backed by new investments, are currently highlighting the surging growth in the Philippines’ business process outsourcing (BPO) segment.

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...