• Service: Tax, Global Indirect Tax, International Tax
  • Type: Regulatory update
  • Date: 10/31/2013

Philippines - Overview of the energy sector 

October 31:  In recent years, the Philippines has proven to be a leading high-growth economy in Southeast Asia.

As many economies faced challenging circumstances, the Philippines continued to prosper on the heels of strong consumption and growth across sectors. Focus will be given to the power situation facing the Philippines in order to help provide the longevity of the country’s positive economic performance.

In line with the national government’s aim of serving as a catalyst for continued economic growth, the availability of core utilities, specifically electricity, will be a key requirement in maintaining the commercial viability of potential businesses across industries.

Read an October 2013 report [PDF 1.7 MB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in the Philippines: The Energy Report - Growth and Opportunities in the Philippine Electric Power Sector (2013-2014 Edition)

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