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Offshore banking and the Philippine economy

Gerardo P. Sicat

Offshore banking and the Philippine economy

by Gerardo P. Sicat

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Published by University of the Philippines, School of Economics in [Quezon] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philippines.
    • Subjects:
    • Banks and banking, Foreign -- Philippines.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Gerardo P. Sicat.
      SeriesDiscussion paper / University of the Philippines, School of Economics ;, 8403, Discussion paper (University of the Philippines. School of Economics) ;, 8403.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3314 .S53 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination43, [4] p. ;
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2302752M
      LC Control Number86176636

        The country’s airlines are banking on a draft bill by Albay second district Rep. Joey Salceda to help survive the negative impact of the coronavirus disease or COVID : Mary Grace Padin.   Business leaders remain optimistic about the Philippine economy. Financial institutions want to make a positive impact on Filipinos’ lives by spreading the benefits of the strong economy.

      Philippines monthly economic developments (October ) (English) Abstract. The World Bank projects that the Philippine economy will grow at percent in , and percent in and In September, the Philippine Stock Exchange index reached a new record high while the peso stabilized. Manufacturing activities rebounded. Offshore banking centers (OBCs) have developed during the last few decades to the point where they have come to play a major role in the innovative world of Cited by: 4.

      The History of Philippine Financial System Financial System is like the heart of the human beings, if it stops working then the person is dead in the same way that if the financial system stops working, then the economy would collapse. It is inherent in every society the law of supply and demand. There will always be those who have surplus resources and others will have deficit. Philippines monthly economic developments (February ) (English) Abstract. Recent volatility in the US stock market rippled through global markets, impacting also the Philippine stock exchange in the first two weeks of February. The Philippine peso came under renewed pressure in January. The Philippine economy expanded by


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