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Top Five Countries by Science Graduates in 2016

Oru Mohiuddin

Oru Mohiuddin

5 Oct 17

The top five countries by science graduates globally in 2016 were China, the USA, the UK, Indonesia and the Philippines. The juxtaposition of both advanced as well as developing economies in this spectrum reveals an interesting pattern and may even…

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Key Takeaways from Philippine Travel Exchange (PHITEX 2017)

Jocelyn Cheung

Jocelyn Cheung

29 Sep 17

I recently presented at the Philippine Travel Exchange (PHITEX) organised by Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) on 31 August 2017. The country’s biggest travel trade event, PHITEX aims at bringing in international tourists through foreign travel agents.…

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Poverty Hinders Philippines' Potential as the Next Asian Tiger Economy

Roshni Wani Thapa

Roshni Wani Thapa

22 Jul 17

Euromonitor International’s Philippines Economy, Finance and Trade Country Briefing focuses on the country that was once called ‘the sick man of Asia’ but has emerged as one of the fastest growing economies in the region. In recent years, the country…

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Health Awareness and Filipino Culture Strengthen Growth for Herbal/Traditional Remedies

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

15 Aug 16

Herbal/traditional products was the most dynamic in health category in the Philippines in 2015 with current value growth of 8%, reaching Ps7.4 billion. Herbal/traditional products are seen by consumers as providing adequate treatments, prevention…

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The Sugar Tax Debate in Emerging Asia Threatens Growth Opportunities in Carbonates

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

28 Dec 15

The impact of high sugar soft drinks consumption on public health remains a global hot button issue as the beverages industry looks ahead to 2016. Excise taxation on sugary beverages may have the effect of diminishing volume growth opportunity in key…

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Top 5 Fastest-Growing Major Economies in 2015: India to Overtake China’s Real GDP Growth

An Hodgson

An Hodgson

3 Dec 15

The top five fastest-growing major economies in 2015 will be all emerging market economies in the Asia Pacific region, with India standing out as the top performer globally. Policy reforms and low oil prices will bolster India’s growth outlook, but…

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Packaged Food in Asia at a Glance

Emil Fazira

Emil Fazira

28 Nov 15

The world may be seeing the strongest growth from the dairy and snack categories in 2015, with Asian countries like Vietnam showing the biggest jump from 2014. But how is the race within Asia? Which companies are leading and what trends are shaping…

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APRCE Day 1 Recap: Change, Design and Risk

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

10 Nov 15

The 17th Asia Pacific Retailers Convention & Exhibition (APRCE) started in Manila, Philippines on 29th October 2015. It was launched with a warm welcome by the hosts--PRA president, FAPRA chairman, APRCE chairman, and the Secretary of the…

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Top 5 Emerging Markets with the Best Middle Class Potential

An Hodgson

An Hodgson

20 Sep 15

The rise of the middle class in emerging markets has captured the enthusiasm of global businesses, especially in the context of weak demand growth from developed economies. In targeting emerging middle class consumers, the most successful companies…