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Philippines

Official Title:
Republic of the Philippines


General Information

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
5-year trade
Canada - Philippines
Year Exports Imports
2010 $683,483,740 $889,000,390
2011 $554,810,154 $915,988,667
2012 $527,922,536 $991,226,315
2013 $602,809,583 $1,137,133,742
2014 $569,542,834 $1,238,913,399
Product trade (2014)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Philippines
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $86,358,051 $15,374,526
02 Veg. Prod. $50,493,500 $39,538,305
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $1,191,045 $45,794,676
04 Food Prod. $45,313,850 $70,003,827
05 Mineral Prod. $112,104,767 $391,086
06 Chemical Prod. $53,431,877 $6,446,233
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $17,507,312 $67,108,284
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $128,776 $13,985,220
09 Wood Prod. $88,573,830 $3,509,725
10 Paper Prod. $6,047,589 $511,217
11 Textiles Prod. $6,777,077 $94,105,089
12 Dress Access. $188,351 $831,562
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $641,562 $1,700,840
14 Precious Metals/stones $8,913 $494,198
15 Base Metal Prod. $24,360,188 $68,512,935
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $50,199,657 $717,232,509
17 Vehicles and Equip. $6,557,219 $10,893,399
18 Specialized Inst. $6,336,432 $62,401,166
19 Arms & Ammunition $59,920 $1,072,468
20 Misc. Articles $3,265,708 $18,917,986
21 Antiques $ $39,066

Capital: Manila
Population (million): 99.434
Total Area: 300,439km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 40.13 Peso (PHP)(2014)
National Holiday: Independence Day, 12 June (1898)
Language(s): Filipino (Tagalog), English


Political Information

Type of State:

Type of Government:
Presidential Republic

Head of State:
President Benigno S AQUINO III

Head of Government:
President Benigno S AQUINO III

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs: Albert DEL ROSARIO
Trade and Industry: Gregory L. DOMINGO

Main Political Parties:
Liberal Party, Nacionalista Party, Lakas-KAMPI, Nationalist People’s Coalition, Bayan, PMP

Elections:
Presidential: 2016


Economic Information (2014)

Comparative figures
Type Philippines Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 314.69 1975.58
GDP per capita: ($) 3164.83 55662.75
GDP growth rate: (%) 6.1 2.53
Inflation: (%) 4.17 1.9
Unemployment: (%) 6.8 6.92

Trade and Investment (2014)

Canadian exports to country: $569,542,834
Canadian imports from country: $1,238,913,399
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Philippines: $ million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Petronila Garcia

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Neil Reeder


May 2015
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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Date Modified:
2010-02-21