Opportunities Asian Merchants Can Find in the Philippines

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STATISTICS

ECOMMERCE
2.4B USD 

0.5% OF GDP

51% HALTED

BUSY WORKERS' EATERY

24% SMALL VARIETY STORES CLOSED SHOP


BIG RESTAURANTS WERE  UNAVAILABLE 

-79.6%

DEPARTMENT STORES

GROWTH
- 45.7%

SPECIALTY STORES

1M

NEW FOLLOWERS DAILY

74/100

CONSUMER rEADINESS

59%

INSTALLED SHOPPING APPS

37%

USE BANKING APPS

GAME CHANGER!

COMMUNITY QUARANTINE

TOP MENTIONS
ON VIBER

57%

36%

FOOD ONLY

FOOD+PERSONAL CARE

OR SALE

4000%

INCREASE IN DIGITAL COMMERCE REGISTRATION

- DEPARTMENT OF TRADE

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

SUCCESS STORY

FROM BRICKS TO CLICKS

"Online sales quickly became 3-5% of total business; to target 50% in next two years."

GREEN TEE INC.

OPPORTUNITY FOR ASIAN REGION

The Philippines GDP is 60% dependent on (imported) consumer expenditures.  

MARKET SEGMENTS

B2C AREAS

Apparel /Shoes

Home & Furniture

Luxury

Beauty Products

Alcohol 

Financial Products 

Health &
Medicine

Household
Products

Groceries

Electronics

Alcohol

NEW  OPPORTUNITIES

52%‚Äč WFH

FILIPINOS EXPECT TO WORK FROM HOME EVEN AFTER COVID-19 IS OVER

Be mindful of the business rules in the Philippines when you build, buy or partner.

VIEW E-COMMERCE RELATED LAWS & POLICIES

30% compound annual growth rate (CAGR)

50% of transactions will be done online by 2023  -  PH Central Bank

E-COMMERCE
15B USD
(2025)

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REFERENCES

BUSINESS WORLD
WE ARE SOCIAL 2020, 2019 DIGITAL REPORT
TECHCELLAR BUINESS SOLUTIONS
PHILIPPINE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY
BDO UNIBANK, PH CENTRAL BANK
PH DEPARTMENT OF TRADE & INDUSTRY
PH BUREAU OF INTERNAL REVENUE
FRANCHISE ASSOCIATION OF THE PHILIPPINES
VIBER PHILIPPINES
GOOGLE MOBILITY REPORT
PH STATISTICS AUTHORITY

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