Accelerated growth, backed by rising spending on infrastructure and domestic demand, were the hallmark of the Philippines’ economy in 2016, though offshore political and economic uncertainties could...
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Economic Update | Philippines Year in Review 2016
29 Dec 2016
Economic Update | Philippines considers mandatory disaster coverage plan
10 Nov 2016
A proposal to institute mandatory household and business insurance cover against natural disasters is set to go before the Philippine government. If passed, the measure could not only help mitigate...
Economic Update | Philippines industry gets investment clarion call
29 Oct 2016
Solid gains by the Philippine manufacturing industry are set to continue through the remainder of the year, but increased investment will be needed to boost production in the long term.
Economic Update | Philippines to fast-track major transport projects
30 Sep 2016
Government authorities are looking to ease traffic congestion and boost the Philippines’ ageing infrastructure by increasing government funding and streamlining the approval process for transport...
Economic Update | Philippines aims to fast-track national broadband
29 Aug 2016
Improving connectivity in the Philippines via a high-speed broadband network looks set to be a priority for the new administration, as broader efforts to boost productivity and GDP take shape.