Monday, June 22, 2015

German-PH Trade and Investment remain on Upswing

It was last year when I become engage with German trade. It was recently that I received good news with regards to the German trade happening here in the Philippines.

German trade with the Philippines continues to be on an uptrend, with bilateral trade registering a record-high of 38.1 percent increase in the first quarter of 2015 amidst positive feedback of the country’s business climate.

Trade volume between Germany and the Philippines showed a landmark increase to US$ 1.57-billion in 2015 from US$ 1.17-billion registered for the same period last year.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Ericsson Mobility Report 2015

Every year Ericsson updated its consumer regarding the latest Ericsson Mobility Report. This year the event was held last June 16, 2015 at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel. The event was attended by Tech bloggers and media.

It was interesting to know through the report that

•           The smartphone penetration in the Philippines at the end of 2014 was around 30   percent and is expected to be at around 40 percent at the end of 2015.
•           Almost two-thirds of mobile phone subscriptions in South East Asia and Oceania will be using smartphones by 2020 
•           By 2020, mobile traffic in the region will multiply nine times reaching three Exabytes /month
•           Applications for social networking, instant messaging and video streaming dominate smartphone usage - Facebook and YouTube are consistently in the top five mobile apps in the countries analyzed, including the Philippines