Category: Reports

Motor Vehicles in the Philippines

When you visit Manila, it seems as though all the motor vehicles in the Philippines are in Manila at the same time. getting around Manila is relatively easy, but can take some time during peak periods. The World Bank has published statistics for the number of motor vehicles per 1,000 population for a lot of …

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Business Risk – Operating in the Philippines

The Philippines is one of the world’s largest English-speaking countries with the 12th highest population in the World. It is a large market that should not be ignored by UK companies looking to expand internationally.   The business risk of operating in the Philippines can be straightforward if simple and sensible steps are taken.   …

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Agriculture in The Philippines – an overview

Agriculture in the Philippines UKTI has just released this overview of the Agriculture sector in the Philippines. Agriculture is one of the sectors for collaboration and support identified by the Philippine British Business Council. The Philippines is primarily an agricultural country despite the plan to make it a industrialised country in 2000. The country’s agricultural …

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Philippine Economic indicators Dec 2011

Gross Domestic Product   Growth for the first nine months of 2011 was at 3.6 percent, below the lower end of the whole year target of 4.5 percent.    Debt problems of trading partners, low government spending, decline in agriculture and fishing due to unfavourable weather and the high cost of fuel were factors that …

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