Users' questions

What is the participation of the Philippines in the global community?

What is the participation of the Philippines in the global community?

Press Statement: The Philippines joins the global community in protecting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and in promoting Gender-Responsiveness during the COVID-19 crisis.

What are some emerging markets in the Philippines?

Within manufacturing, mining and mineral processing, pharmaceuticals, shipbuilding, electronics, and semiconductors are the focus areas. The Philippines is one of the most attractive pharmaceutical markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

Who sang the first Philippine best selling record in history?

Freddie Aguilar. And while it did not receive any award, it became the Philippines’ bestselling record in history, selling 33 million copies worldwide. The phenomenal hit was released in 53 countries, translated into 29 languages, and re-recorded in more than 100 versions.

Why is Philippines one of the most important economies in the world?

The Philippines has been one of the most dynamic economies in the East Asia Pacific region. With increasing urbanization, a growing middle class, and a large and young population, the Philippines’ economic dynamism is rooted in strong consumer demand supported by a vibrant labor market and robust remittances.

What kind of government Philippines have?

Unitary statePresidential systemParliamentary republicConstitutional republic

The Philippines is a republic with a presidential form of government wherein power is equally divided among its three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial. The government seeks to act in the best interests of its citizens through this system of check and balance.

What is the only capital market in the Philippines?

The Manila Stock Exchange
The formal Philippines capital market is one of the oldest in Asia. The Manila Stock Exchange was established in 1927.

What is the Philippines main source of income?

It is an archipelago composed of 7 641 islands, divided into three major island groups: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Agriculture, which is made up of four sub-sectors (crops, livestock, poultry and fisheries), is the main source of livelihood for 25-30 percent of the labour force.

What are the top-selling products in the Philippines?

Ingredients like peanut butter, cookies, and chocolate spreads are getting snatched up as people find ways to sell comfort foods in an uncomfortable time. While these are currently the most obvious top-selling products in the Philippines, you can be creative with your choices!

Do Filipino singers continue to enjoy strong album sales?

Music piracy has put a strain on the recording industry but there are Filipino singers who have continued to enjoy strong album sales. The Philippine Association of the Record Industry, Inc. (PARI) was able to keep track of best-selling artists from the “golden age” of hip-hop in the 1990s to the Pinoy pop and rock scene in 2000s.

What are the top selling fashion products in Southeast Asia?

The top selling fashion must-haves are casual-wear, beauty, and skincare products and footwears. But adding on to it was the sleepwear and comfort fashion as work-from-home became a daily norm across almost all of Southeast Asia.

What makes the Filipino market unique?

The Filipino market is driven by need and want. This gives Filipinos a highly dynamic market in which best-selling items can range from “I need this because it’s required by law” to “why do I feel like I want that?” items, like those LPG tank-shaped coin banks, which, by the way, were best-sellers for a month.