Private Sector Assessment: Philippines (2005)

Institutional Document | May 2005

This Public Sector Assessment for the Philippines describes the macroeconomic background in the country, assesses challenges and opportunities for PSD, and contains recommendations for long-term and operational priorities for the development of the private sector.

ADB carries out Private Sector Assessments (PSAs) to identify constraints and opportunities for private sector development (PSD) in developing member countries (DMCs). PSAs serve as the basis for formulating the Country Strategy and Program, including strategic PSD projects. This PSA for the Philippines describes the macroeconomic background in the country, assesses challenges and opportunities for PSD, and contains recommendations for long-term and operational priorities for the development of the private sector.

PSAs are based on available country data, existing studies, sample surveys, assessments, and discussions with stakeholders.

Contents 

  • Foreword
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • The Private Sector in the Macroeconomic Environment
  • Framework and Key Impediments to Private Sector Development
  • Selected Sectors
  • ADB Experience with Private Sector Development Initiatives in the Philippines
  • Proposed ADB Private Sector Development Strategy
  • Appendixes
  • References