• 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: Year in Review 2012

18 Dec 2012
Despite concerns over a slowdown in some of its main overseas markets, the Philippines rounded out 2012 with solid growth. Domestic demand has helped drive economic expansion, a trend that is...

Economic Update | The Philippines: Phone wars

20 Nov 2012
Competition in the Philippines’ telecommunications sector is heating up as the two main players in the market battle for subscribers. While both firms are likely to benefit through an increase in the...

Economic Update | Philippines: Real estate loans rising

2 Nov 2012
A surge in bank lending to the Philippines’ real estate sector is indicative of the market’s potential in a favourable environment of low interest rates and strong economic growth. The central bank...

Economic Update | The Philippines: Breaking new ground in agriculture

18 Oct 2012
The signing of a peace agreement between the Philippines government and separatist rebels on the island of Mindanao may result in significant social and economic benefits, including a much-needed...

Economic Update | Philippines: Economy motors ahead

25 Sep 2012
Growth in the Philippines is expected to continue at a steady clip over the next two years, spurred by proactive government and central bank measures to improve governance and boost macroeconomic...

Economic Update | The Philippines: Automotive sector changing gears

24 Aug 2012
While the automotive segment has been boosted by a solid rise in sales, driven by increased economic growth and consumer spending power, there is rising uncertainty over the long-term viability of...