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FMIC-UA&P Capital Markets Research Alliance - Corporate Debt Market and Growth Industries Outlook for 2013
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FMIC-UA&P Capital Markets Research Alliance - Equities Market Outlook for 2013
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FMIC-UA&P Capital Markets Research Alliance - Fixed Income Market Outlook for 2013
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FMIC-UA&P Capital Markets Research Alliance - Macroeconomic Forecasts for 2013
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After the energy crisis, economists warned that the next global crises would be on food and water. The crises will be driven by the growth in the world’s population and dietary changes in developing countries as their income increases. The United Nations estimates that by 2050, the world’s population will reach 9.1 billion, 34% higher than the current level. In order to feed this larger as well as richer population, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) noted that overall food production must increase by 70%. In developing economies, food production would need to almost double. This implies significant increases in the production of key agricultural outputs.
Real Estate Investment Trusts: Is the Philippine Ready for it?
The Asian REIT market has been growing exponentially since it was first introduced in the region in 2001. From merely $2 billion, the Asian REIT market capitalization has grown to a whopping $65 billion as of December 2009.
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Harnessing the Potential of the Philippine Renewable Energy
In the Philippines, the implementation of the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 is expected to renew interest in the renewable energy sector. The Department of Energy expects renewable energy power to double in the next ten years and to bring in as much as $27B in new investments in the next 20 years.
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There is Opportunity in Pre-Needs
Since its establishment in the 1960s, the pre-need industry has grown into a multi-billion peso industry and has contributed significantly to the growth of the financial sector. As of SEC 2007 Annual Report, total trust fund of the industry is P107 billion, this is approximately 7-8% of the total banking system’s trust and other fiduciary accounts. It also brings in much needed funds to the national government as 71% of the trust fund is invested in GS.
Download: INDUSTRY REPORT_ PRENEEDS2009.pdf
Business Process Outsourcing: Breaking New Grounds
While many industries struggle to cope with the effects of the global economic crisis, the Philippines’ business process outsourcing (BPO) industry posted staggering revenue growth in 2008. Last year, the sector reported a 26% surged in earnings to $6 billion from $4.9 billion in 2007. As expected, the United States remains the country’s biggest market, accounting for 86% of its total revenues.
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