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PESTLE Analysis of the Philippines 2016

PESTLE Analysis of the Philippines 2016

The Philippine economy is dominated by the service sector, which contributed approximately56.9% to the total GDP in 2015. Real estate and trade of motors and vehicles contributed 11%and 16.7% respectively to the service sector. The Philippines significantly relies on its IT-BPOsector, which contributed revenue of 7.35% and remittances inflow of 7.63% in 2015. ThePhilippines has undertaken various reforms, which has led to economic liberalization of thecountry. The government’s structural reform in infrastructure and the telecom sector is anticipatedto support high growth of the economy. IT-BPO sector is expected to remain the major economicdriver in the coming years.

Lucintel, a leading global management consulting and market research firm, has analyzed thepolitical, economic, social, technological, legal, and environmental factors of the Philippines andhas come up with a comprehensive research report, “PESTLE Analysis of the Philippines 2016.”This report provides an analysis of the Philippine economy from historical, current, and futureperspectives. SWOT analysis, scenario analysis, and risk analysis of the Philippines are alsoincluded in the report. The report also includes the forecast for the economic growth of thePhilippines through 2021.

The report highlights various drivers and challenges, which have influenced investment decisionsin the economy. The Philippines is a politically stable country. Manila is the second largestdestination for IT-BPO and the fourth largest recipient of remittances in the world. The countryhas a strong current account surplus and high foreign reserves. The Philippines is an archipelagolocated in place which is prone to earthquake and volcanos. The Philippines frequently facesproblems with the occurrence of natural disasters, such as flood, typhoons, and destructiveearthquakes, which is one of the main challenges, as it directly affects the country’s GDP.Another challenge for the Philippines is low R&D investment.

This unique report from Lucintel will provide you with valuable information, insights, and toolsneeded to identify new growth opportunities and operate your business successfully in thismarket. This report will save hundreds of hours of your own personal research time and willsignificantly benefit you in expanding your business in this market. In today’s stringent economy,you need every advantage that you can find.

Features of This Report:

To make business, investment, and strategic decisions, you need timely, useful information. Thismarket report fulfills this core need and is an indispensable reference guide for multinationalmaterials suppliers, product manufacturers, investors, executives, distributors, and many morethat operate in this market.

Some of the features of “PESTLE Analysis of the Philippines” include:

Trend and forecast for key macroeconomic variables that are useful to make majorinvestment decision
Analysis on economic activity, investment environment, and trade structure of the country
Major industries in the Philippines and its contribution to GPD
Trends in savings, investments, and consumptions
Analysis of Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal, and Environmentalscenarios as well as their impact on different industries
Analysis on geographical importance and social structure such as labor quality
Strength, Weakness, Opportunity, and Threat (SWOT) analysis of the Philippines.


1. Executive Summary
2. Political Analysis of the Philippines
2.1: Structure and Stability of Government
2.2: Government Policy Agenda
2.2.1: Political Agenda
3. Economic Analysis of the Philippines
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
3.2: Foreign Direct Investment by Industry
4. Economic and Business Risk Analysis of the Philippines
4.1: Risk in Current Account Balance
4.2: Risk in Balance of Payment (BOP)
4.2.1: Risk in Balance of Payment
4.3: Risk in Foreign Exchange Reserves and Exchange Rate
4.4: Risk in Fiscal Balance
4.5: Risk in External Sector
4.5.1: External Debt and Default Risk
4.6: Credit Rating of Countries
5. Social Analysis of the Philippines
5.1: Social and Demographic Analysis
5.2: Labor Market
5.3: Social Development Index
6. R&D and Technological Factors of the Philippines
6.1: R&D Expenditure in the Philippines
6.2: Impact of Technology in Industry
6.3: Technology Policy
7. Legal Analysis of the Philippines
7.1: Corporate Law
7.2: Tax Law
7.3: Recent Economic Policies
7.4: Doing Business in the Philippines 2015
8. Environment Analysis of the Philippines
8.1: Government Action on Environmental Issues
8.2: Environmental Policy
9. SWOT Analysis of the Philippines
List of Figures
Chapter 3. Economic Analysis of the Philippines
Figure 3.1 Global Economic Scenarios
Figure 3.2: Trends of Real GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.3: Forecast of Real GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.4: Trends of Per Capita Income
Figure 3.5: GDP Sectoral Contribution
Figure 3.6: Share of Different Sectors in GDP
Figure 3.7: Annual Trends of Inflation and Interest Rates
Figure 3.8: Quarterly Interest Rate of the Philippines
Figure 3.9: Quarterly Inflation Rate of the Philippines
Figure 3.10: Trends of Savings and Investments as percentage of GDP
Figure 3.11: Trends of Consumption Expenditure as percentage of GDP
Figure 3.12: Trends of the Philippines International Trade
Figure 3.13: The Philippines Exports by Product 2015
Figure 3.14: The Philippines Exports by Product 2010
Figure 3.15: The Philippines Imports by Product 2015
Figure 3.16: The Philippines Imports by Product 2010
Figure 3.17: The Philippines Exports by Country 2015
Figure 3.18: The Philippines Exports by Country 2010
Figure 3.19: The Philippines Imports by Country 2015
Figure 3.20: The Philippines Imports by Country 2010
Figure 3.21: Trends of Exports and Imports as percentage of GDP
Figure 3.22: Foreign Direct Investment by IndustryChapter 4. Economic and Business Risk Analysis of the Philippines
Figure 4.1: Trends of Current Account Balance and Share in GDP
Figure 4.2: Terms of Trade of the Philippines
Figure 4.3: Trends of Balance of Payment
Figure 4.4: Trends of Foreign Exchange Reserves and Exchange Rate
Figure 4.5: Trends of Government Revenue and Expenditure as percentage of GDP
Figure 4.6: Trends of Fiscal Deficit as Percentage of GDP
Figure 4.7: Trends of Debt as percentage of GDPChapter 5. Social Analysis of the Philippines
Figure 5.1: Geographical Location of the Philippines
Figure 5.2: Trends of Population and Population Growth Rate
Figure 5.3: Population Age Structure by 2017
Figure 5.4: Trends of Unemployment Rate in the PhilippinesChapter 6. R&D and Technological Factors of the Philippines
Figure 6.1: Trends of R&D Expenditure in the Philippines
List of
TablesChapter 1. Executive Summary
Table 1.1: Factors Affecting Business in the PhilippinesChapter 2. Political Analysis of the Philippines
Table 2.1: Political Factors and Its Impact on BusinessChapter 3. Economic Analysis of the Philippines
Table 3.1: FDI Limits by Industry
Table 3.2: Economic Factors and Its Impact on BusinessChapter 4. Economic and Business Risk Analysis of the Philippines
Table 4.1: Credit Rating of Countries by Moody’s, Fitch, and S&PChapter 5. Social Analysis of the Philippines
Table 5.1: Corruption, GINI, and Human Development Index
Table 5.2: Social Factors and Its Impact on BusinessChapter 6. Social Factors and Its Impact on Business of the Philippines
Table 6.1 The Philippines R&D and Technological factor
Table 6.2: Technological Factors and Its Impact on BusinessChapter 7. Legal Analysis of the Philippines
Table 7.1: Income Tax Slab of the Philippines
Table 7.2: Indicators for Starting-up Business
Table 7.3: Ranking for Procedures of Starting-up a Business
Table 7.4: Legal Factors and Its Impact on BusinessChapter 8. Environment Analysis of the Philippines
Table 8.1: Environmental Factors and Its Impact on Business

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