With a population exceeding 100 million people, the Philippines is one of the largest markets in Southeast Asia. The country's economic growth prospects remain positive following strong consumer demand. While the Philippines business environment has improved in recent years, poor infrastructure, bureaucracy and restrictions on foreign equity ownership in certain sectors present challenges for foreign investors. In order to navigate the complexities of the market, Canadian companies are advised to identify and collaborate with strong local partners, especially with the large local conglomerates that have a lion’s share of the country’s major infrastructure projects.
- Construction & Infrastructure
- Environmental Infrastructure & Waste Water
- Food & Beverage
How we can support your business
Through its representation in Singapore, we provide regional support to Canadian companies planning on or currently doing business in the Philippines. Our regional representatives have developed strategic relationships with major buyers in key sectors as well as an extensive network of local contacts in the market.
- We are well positioned to help Canadian companies through a range of financing and risk management services.
- Learn more about our service offering.
Consult our interactive Country Risk Quarterly report.