Pages

60 pages

Published

July 2017

Update frequency

On a semi-annual basis

Format

PDF, Horizontal, Screen friendly

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TABLE OF CONTENT


Comprehensive View On The Economy

Part of the country’s economic profile, economic structure section gives readers useful views to understand what matters for the Philippines economy.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the size of the Philippines economy in relation to world’s major economies?
  • What is the size of Philippines population?
  • What is the demographic structure of Philippines? Is it favorable for economic growth?
  • How has the structure of Philippines GDP changed over the years?
  • How much does the Philippines economy rely on external trade?
  • What are the key regions for the Philippines economy?
  • How does economic freedom in the Philippines compare with others?

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Philippines competitiveness in the global level. It also covers the country’s attractiveness to foreign direct investment.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • Which stage of economic development is the Philippines economy in?
  • How is the average wage in Philippines compared to others in the region?
  • How has the labor productivity in Philippines changed over the years and in relation with comparable countries?
  • How competitive is Philippines?
  • How are Philippines competitive factors compared to those of other ASEAN countries?
  • Is it easy to do business in Philippines?
  • What are most problematic factors in doing business in Philippines?
  • How good is Philippines in attracting Foreign Direct Investment?

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Philippines economic development, average income and its distribution, poverty as well as other development indicators.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the level of income for an average person in Philippines?
  • Is there still a lot of poor people in Philippines? How does it compare to others in ASEAN?
  • Is unemployment the issue for Philippines?
  • How is income distributed in Philippines and how does it compare to others in ASEAN?
  • What is the current level of human development in Philippines?
  • How has quality of life in Philippines changed over the years?

Part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores Philippines recent economic growth, its key drivers and well as the growth outlook for the coming years.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What has been the growth rate of Philippines economy over the past 10 years and how does it compare with others?
  • What were the key growth drivers for the Philippines economy in the last year?
  • What were the source of growth for Philippines economy in the last 5 quarters?
  • What is the growth outlook for Philippines economy over the next 3 years and how does it compare with others?
  • How has the growth outlook for Philippines changed over the past few months?

Part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores Philippines macro-economic risks, including inflation, financial sector, budget deficit as well as balance of payment and exchange rate.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the risk of inflation in Philippines and how does it compare with others?
  • How healthy is the Philippines banking sector?
  • What is the fiscal risk in Philippines?
  • What is the likelihood of raising tax?
  • What is the balance of payment risk for Philippines?
  • How good is the country in getting foreign exchange by the mean of commerce?
  • Does Philippines have enough international reserves to service its debt and for import?
  • What is the FX risk? How has the PHP performed compared to other ASEAN currencies?

From IMF’s World Economic Outlook Report April 2017.

  • GDP growth
  • Inflation
  • Population
  • Unemployment rate
  • Government budget and debt
  • Current account

Detailed rankings and scores for Philippines and comparable economies.

  • Starting a business
  • Dealing with construction permits
  • Getting electricity
  • Registering property
  • Getting credit
  • Protecting Minority Investors
  • Paying taxes
  • Trading across borders
  • Enforcing contracts
  • Resolving Insolvency

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