Services: today's most prolific industry

Services: today's most prolific industry

If agriculture has historically been the engine of economic growth of the Philippines, it looks like a new engine is driving it these days—services. Services is where the real growth is actually coming as this issue’s banner article discusses. Not only does it contribute significantly to economic output, it also creates millions of jobs. Services is also where substantial amounts of foreign direct investment are being poured in.

Articles inthis brief include:

  • The future looks bright for health tourism
  • Outsourcing: the next big thing
  • Narrowing the digital divide: a must for the ICT sector



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