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Asia and the Philippines

The economy 

  • The Philippines  are member of the N-11 states (next eleven – Goldmann Sachs).
  • For the next few years, the Philippines will be one of the world's 14 largest economic nations.
  • World's second largest gold producer.
  • Of the 10 largest shopping malls in the world, 3 are located in Manila - always new ones are added.
  • Approximately 2 billion US dollars of foreign-funded Philippines are returned to foreign exchange on a monthly basis, contributing significantly to the economy and the associated prosperity.
  • The Philippines has access to the fourth largest oil reserves in the world with the Spratly Islands.
  • The use of environmentally friendly electricity generated by geothermal energy is about 40%, which is the second place in the world after the USA.
  • Within 3 to 4 hours (practically in front of the door) there is a huge sales market within Asia with about 4 billion potential customers.
  • Approximately 3 billion SMS are sent per day and are the world's first call center (before India).
  • Foreign direct investment is growing significantly from year to year.
  • Current economic growth between 6% and 8% per year.

The people and the country

  • With 7,107 islands and the world's third longest coastal line, the Philippines is the largest archipelago in the world.
  • The Philippines consists of 3 regions - Luzon in the north, Visayas in the center and Mindanao in the south. The regions are again divided into 81 provinces.
  • Metro Manila is the capital with approximately 14 million residents. Davao and Cebu are also cities with million residents.
  • The Philippines has around 100 million people.
  • 60% of the total population is younger than 24 years and 40% younger than 15 years.
  • Every day, 4,350 babies are born.
  • Over 90% of the total Population are christians of spanish origin.
  • Third largest english-speaking nation of the world.



The Philippines have the most beautiful beaches and diving reefs in the world.