Country Analysis Report: The Philippines, In-depth PESTLE Insights

Published: October 2013

Publisher: MarketLine

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Pages: 74

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Report description

The Philippines has shown resilience to the global economic crisis. The country recorded growth of 3.91% in 2011, but bounced to grow 6.59% in 2012 due to rising exports, increasing private consumption and higher government spending. Pragmatic government policies helped gain investment-grade credit rating in 2013. However, poor infrastructure and the inability to create proper jobs remain.

Features and benefits

  • Understand how the Philippines can be used to plan business investments or market entry through a holistic view of the country.
  • Gain an understanding of the political situation in the Philippines, including key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand demographics in the Philippines through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.

Highlights

The PESTLE analysis of the Philippines identifies issues that affect the country's performance using the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) framework.

The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in the Philippines, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.

The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of the Philippines' economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.

Your key questions answered

  • How does the Philippines perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like telecoms and IT, patents, and R&D expenditure trends?
  • What is the legal structure in the Philippines and are the laws conducive to investment?
  • How does the Philippines perform in terms of environmental indicators and its environmental policies?
  • How does the Philippines perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?

Table of contents

OVERVIEW
Catalyst
Summary
Key findings
PESTLE highlights
Key fundamentals

KEY FACTS AND GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION
Key facts
Geographical location

PESTLE ANALYSIS
Summary
Political analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Economic analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Social analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Technological analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Legal analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Environmental analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks

POLITICAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Pre-1950

1951–90

1992–2013
Structure and policies
Key political figures
Structure of government
Key political parties and figures
Composition of government
Key policies
Performance
Governance indicators
Outlook

ECONOMIC LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution

1950–90

1991–2012
Structure and policies
Financial authorities and regulators
Stock exchange
National budget outline for 2013
Performance
GDP and growth rate
Fiscal situation
Current account
Exports and imports
External debt
International investment position
Credit rating
Monetary situation
Banking sector
Employment
Outlook

SOCIAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Demographic composition
Education
Social welfare
Performance
Healthcare
Poverty/income distribution
Education
Outlook

TECHNOLOGICAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Intellectual property
Performance
Telecom
Internet
Opportunity sectors
Outlook

LEGAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Judicial system
Legislation affecting business
Tax regulations
Trade regulations
Corporate governance
Performance
Effectiveness of the legal system
Outlook

ENVIRONMENTAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Environmental regulations
Participation in global efforts, agreements, and pacts
Performance
Environmental impact
Outlook

APPENDIX
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By market: Philippines (in Asia)