Case | HBS Case Collection | August 2013

The Republic of the Philippines: The Next Asian Tiger?

by Richard H.K. Vietor, Carol Dominguez and Tully Moss


The Philippines, for long a laggard in Asia, is now growing fast in 2012, with a positive current account balance. While it still exports services, it is increasing its assembly of manufactured products and trying to increase mining. For these activities, however, it needs more foreign direct investment. And for that, it needs domestic tranquility and better infrastructure.

Keywords: Country strategy; macroeconomics; Asia; outsourcing; foreign direct investment; Macroeconomics; Foreign Direct Investment; Country; Asia; Philippines;


Vietor, Richard H.K., Carol Dominguez, and Tully Moss. "The Republic of the Philippines: The Next Asian Tiger?" Harvard Business School Case 714-004, August 2013.