The first published edition of the Philippines Trade and Investment Risk Report provides investors with detailed insight on the practicalities and major risks from the trade and investment market when operating within Philippines. It is a vital source of intelligence whether you operate in the country currently or are considering a move into the market.
It gives you all the data and analysis you need to fully understand Philippine trade and investment risks. This includes specific insight on the taxation system, the financial market, and law & corruption that could affect your business, whilst also comparing the country to the wider region.
Trade and Investment Risk:
What are the main risks to operating in Philippines posed by trade and investment?
The Report assesses the trade and investment risks facing businesses and investors in Philippines via insights into FDI flows, key import and export markets, government intervention, taxation, and the development of the legal system.
Economic Openness: This segment presents the risks posed to businesses and investors looking to enter the country, assessing its overall openness to foreign direct investment, and attractiveness as an investment destination compared with its regional peers. The Report highlights key investment opportunities in specific sectors, and evaluates trade flows, main trading partners and products. It also analyses the development of the financial market, the density of the banking sector, availability of credit, and the sophistication of the market.
Government Intervention: Highlighting key risks stemming from the taxation system, to both resident and non-resident companies and individuals, together with a breakdown of the tax requirements. It also evaluates potential risks posed by the bureaucratic requirements surrounding businesses.
Legal Risk Analysis: Covering the observance of the rule of law and corruption, this section evaluates the main risks that investors and businesses face from the enforceability of contracts, together with property and intellectual property protection rights. It also assesses e-governance development and governmental transparency.
- Benchmark Philippines’s trade and investment risk profile against its regional peers and by 170 states globally, allowing easy comparison of investment and trade flow risks between markets.
- Identify, evaluate and anticipate risks posed by financial market sophistication, favourable tax regimes and the comparative development of the legal system.