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PESTLE Analysis of Philippines 2013

  • Published: January 2013
  • Region: Philippines
  • 60 Pages
  • Lucintel

Philippian GDP has experienced a strong CAGR of 11% during 2001-2012. It is expected to continue its growth momentum and grow to $ 372 billion by 2018 at the current price with a CAGR of 8% during 2013 to 2018. The educated workforce, huge domestic demand, comparatively young workforce, rich natural resources, good business environment and high foreign exchange reserve is likely to drive the Philippian economy to sustained growth during 2013-2018.

Philippine has undergone rapid structural changes and is moving towards a more stable and developing economy. Philippine has made optimum utilization of globalization towards benefiting its economy. Most of the sectors of Philippine are open for the FDI. With new economy policy Philippine is attracting more FDI and FII. The country has well defined investment policies and support from government and industry associations which encourage free trade.

This study outlines Philippian's need to address several significant challenges and risks, such as high corruption rate compared to India, China and US leads to unethical business practices. Lower spending on R&D activities which result in external dependency for new technology READ MORE >

1. Executive Summary

2. Philippines's Political Analysis
2.1: Structure and stability of government
2.2: Government policy agenda
2.2.1: Political agenda

3. Philippines's Economic Analysis
3.1: Sectoral contribution to GDP and real GDP growth rate
3.2: Pricing trends - inflation and interest rates
3.3: Consumption, saving, and investment trends
3.4: International trade and its contribution to GDP
3.5: Foreign direct investment by industry

4. Philippines's Social Analysis
4.1: Social and demographic analysis
4.2: Labor market
4.3: Social development index

5. Philippines's R&D and Technological Factors
5.1: R&D expenditure in Philippines
5.2: Impact of technology in industry
5.3: Technology policy

6. Philippines's Legal Analysis
6.1: Corporate law
6.2: Tax law
6.3: Recent economic policies
6.4: Doing business in Philippines 2012

7. Philippines's Environment Analysis
7.1: Government action on environmental issues
7.2: Environmental policy

8. Philippines SWOT Analysis

List of Figures

Chapter 3. Philippines's Economic Analysis
Figure 3.1: Global economic scenarios
Figure 3.2: Trend of real GDP growth rate
Figure 3.3: Forecast of real GDP growth rate
Figure 3.4: Trend of GDP growth rate and IIP
Figure 3.5: Trend of per capita income
Figure 3.6: GDP sectoral contribution
Figure 3.7: Share of different sectors in GDP
Figure 3.8: Trend of leading industry of Philippines
Figure 3.9: Quarterly trend of inflation and interest rates
Figure 3.10: Annual trend of inflation and interest rates
Figure 3.11: Trend of savings and investments as percentage of GDP
Figure 3.12: Trend of consumption expenditure as percentage of GDP
Figure 3.13: Trend of Philippines international trade
Figure 3.14: Trend of exports and imports as percentage of GDP
Figure 3.15: Foreign direct investment by industry

Chapter 4. Philippines's Social Analysis
Figure 4.1: Geographical location of Philippines
Figure 4.2: Trend of population and population growth rate
Figure 4.3: Population age structure by 2017
Figure 4.4: Trend of unemployment rate in Philippines

Chapter 5. Philippines R&D and Technological Factor
Figure 5.1: Trend of R&D expenditure in Philippines

List of Tables

Chapter 1. Executive Summary
Table 1.1: Factors affecting business in Philippines

Chapter 2. Philippines's Political Analysis
Table 2.1: Political factors and its impact on business

Chapter 3. Philippines's Economic Analysis
Table 3.1: FDI limits by industry
Table 3.2: Economic factors and its impact on business

Chapter 4. Philippines's Social Analysis
Table 4.1: Corruption, GINI, and Human Development Index
Table 4.2: Social factors and its impact on business

Chapter 5 Philippines's R&D and Technological factor
Table 5.1: Technological factors and its impact on business

Chapter 6. Philippines's Legal Analysis
Table 6.1: Income tax slab of Philippines
Table 6.2: Indicators for starting-up business
Table 6.3: Ranking for procedures of starting-up a business
Table 6.4: Legal factors and its impact on business

Chapter 7. Philippines's Environment Analysis
Table 7.1: Environmental factors and its impact on business

This research project was designed for the purposes of determining the investment opportunities in the Philippines. To determine the industries and Metro which are having sufficient opportunities. In order to ensure fairness with our analysis, we compared several factors in order to align the current performance and, more importantly, the future prospects.

This study is a culmination of seven months of full-time effort performed by the analyst team. Our analysts used the following sources for the creation and completion of this valuable report:
- Political, Economic, Social, Technological and legal analysis of the Philippines economy.
- In-depth secondary research from financial statements and annual reports of the Philippines National Bank
- Extensive search of current published literature, market and database information including industry news, company press releases, and customer intentions.
- compilation of the experiences, judgements, and insights of our professional network, who have analyzed and tracked the economic study of the country.

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