• 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: Mobile market growth

10 Aug 2012
With mobile phone penetration rates reaching saturation point in the Philippines, there is room for expansion through the promotion of new services and internet usage, according to a recent report...

Economic Update | The Philippines: Regulations in mining

16 Jul 2012
A new mining policy in the Philippines is intended to bring greater regulatory clarity to the sector and is an important step towards unfreezing the current hiatus in an industry that has huge...

Economic Update | The Philippines: Focusing on rural banking

28 Jun 2012
The central bank, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), has moved to boost banking services in rural regions by lifting restrictions on the number of branches small lenders are allowed to operate, while...

Economic Update | The Philippines: Raising capital in insurance

15 Jun 2012
A recent announcement that plans to raise the capital requirement for insurance companies could be delayed beyond 2016 could give local and international insurers more time to focus on growth areas...

Economic Update | The Philippines: Restoring aviation status

5 Jun 2012
The Philippines’ aviation sector is looking to regain the necessary accreditation that will grant its carriers access to lucrative routes, as well as encourage overseas airlines to add domestic...

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...