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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: 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.That this increase in numbers...

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...

Economic Update | The Philippines: Economy slowing but steady

20 Dec 2011
The Philippines’ economy appears to be slowing, with most analysts revising the country’s growth predictions as weakening demand in global markets undermines its export trade. However, given the...

Economic Update | The Philippines: Agriculture going greener

6 Dec 2011
The Philippines is looking to encourage the development of organic farming, seen as a niche agriculture sector ripe with opportunity for the country. With the proper support, organic farming could...

Economic Update | The Philippines: Insuring a brighter future

28 Nov 2011
There are signs that the Philippines insurance industry may be heading towards a period of solid growth, with both the state and the private sector stepping up efforts to encourage the public to...