Philippines

Malaysia Raises Policy Interest Rate to Avoid an Overheated Economy; The Philippines Maintains Strong Growth

February 26, 2018 | by Takashi Kawabata - SPEEDA Chief Asia Economist, Translated by Kenneth Bresson

 Indonesia: Additional Measures Taken to Alleviate Economy by Raising Cash-Deposit Ratio  Indonesia’s Bank Indonesia (BI) held its Board of Governor’s Meeting, where...

ASEAN Macroeconomic Trends: Malaysia and the Philippines Undergoing Rapid Growth; Indonesia Lowered Interest Rate

September 8, 2017 | by Takashi Kawabata - SPEEDA Chief Asia Economist, Translated by Kenneth Bresson

 Of the critical macroeconomic indicators released for the ASEAN economies from 16–31 August, Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines announced their real economic growth rates (GDP ...

Will Foreign Funds Takeaway from Private Investment, as the Philippines Enters the Golden Age of Infrastructure?

August 3, 2017 | by Takashi Kawabata - SPEEDA Chief Asia Economist, Translated by Kenneth Bresson

   ‘Dutertenomics’ is the term coined for President Duterte’s ambitious socio-economic development plan. A significant part of this development plan is based on the mantra of ‘...

Will post-election Philippines continue to be conducive for FDI? | The stance of the presidential candidates

April 8, 2016 | by Takashi Kawabata - SPEEDA Chief Asia Economist, Translated by Kenneth Bresson

Once considered the “Sick Man of Asia”, the Philippines has seen rapid economic progress in the past six years under the leadership of President Benigno Aquino. The country has risen...

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