Kittelson & Carpo Consulting – Blogs
Our blog section features original articles on finance, foreign investments, industry updates, entrepreneurship, and other business topics for people who want to gain knowledge on the Philippines’ business environment and economic profile.
Our articles also provide valuable insights on best practices in doing business in the Philippines for local and foreign entrepreneurs looking to set up operations in the country.
Subic Bay, Philippines is bordered on the east by Zambales mountains and the South China Sea on the west. A former US Naval base, Subic is now a freeport zone and a gateway for the transportation of goods. And, while it’s topography is more of a jungle paradise, technology, infrastructure, and industry have changed the landscape and the standard of living in the community.
Malaysia and the Philippines are two of the largest outsourcing destinations in Southeast Asia, both countries competing to achieve higher market shares in the global Business Process Outsourcing “IT-BPO” industry.
As the global Business Process Outsourcing “IT-BPO” market continues to expand, outsourcing destinations like Latin America and the Philippines are seeing more foreign investors and increasing annual revenue. These areas expect a 30-40% profit upswing from IT-BPO for the first quarter of 2010.
According to data from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), the government recently issued 20 new exploration permits in the first three months of 2010 alone. An exploration permit enables mining companies to tap the mineral resources of a particular area, and open them up to mining activities.
Business Process Outsourcing (IT-BPO) is one of the fastest growing industries in the Philippines today. Since it’s advent, the industry has experienced a steady growth in annual revenue, boasting a 23% increase in 2009 alone. To date, the Philippines covers about 21% of the global IT-BPO market, and is considered a prime outsourcing destination in Southeast Asia.