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President Trump and the Philippine BPO Industry

How President Trump May Hurt (or Help) the Philippine BPO Industry

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President Trump and the Philippine BPO Industry

There have been various news coverage on the election of Donald Trump, and how Trump’s “America First” policies could negatively impact our country’s thriving business process outsourcing or BPO industry. Many are concerned of possible US legislation that could discourage companies from further outsourcing. Or that they’ll make offshore services more expensive through some form of “border tax”. Analysts estimates well over 50% of BPO revenues emanating from the US or US companies. And some industry stakeholders, especially BPO employees, are frankly scared.

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Duterte's Solution to Philippine Debt Despite Lower Income Taxes

With Lower Income Taxes, How Will Duterte Deal with the Philippines’ Huge National Debt?

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Duterte's Solution to Philippine Debt Despite Lower Income Taxes

President Duterte’s photo taken from DuterteNews.com

The Duterte administration is aware of the potential risk of lowering Philippine income taxes. This is how he might manage the Philippines’ tremendous national debt—in the face of rising interest rates.

Ever wondered how much is the Philippines’ total debt?

Can you guess without Googling it? No?

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