As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, we are seeing increased levels of disruption to businesses all over the country. It has never been more important to stay connected to our clients and focus on helping them navigate the business issues arising during this time. To help address our clients’ most pressing concerns, we have created a range of shareable assets and insights from different industries, as well as the latest updates on the Enhanced Community Quarantine.

 

Access the latest resources and materials, which are categorized by industries, from the below links. This page will be updated regularly as the situation continues to evolve.


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The Stimulus Transmission Network

For the past months we have observed unprecedented efforts to contain the pandemic – medically through the response of healthcare professionals, scientifically through the efforts being made to counter the virus and working on possible treatments and vaccines, and politically through the efforts to delay, contain, research and mitigate.

May 13, 2020 READ MORE »

ECQ Updates

Philippine Stimulus package (Volume 4)

In the 4th Edition of SGV’s Philippine Stimulus Package publication, we include some updates on the Philippine economy and up to date information on the Government’s efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

This issue includes salient provisions of new laws and programs, both passed (i.e., Balik Probinsiya, Bagong Pag-asa Program) and proposed (i.e., Philippine Economic Stimulus Act (PESA) Law and Financial Institution Strategic Transfer (FIST) Law) as well as newly initiated measures and implementation of government responses and projects, as reported in the 6th, 7th and 8th Bayahinan Reports of the Office of the President.

May 26, 2020 READ MORE »

Philippine Stimulus package (Volume 3)

The 3rd edition of our Philippine Government Stimulus Package report provides further updates on the Government’s efforts to combat COVID-19 on numerous fronts. This edition also includes a deep discussion on 3-way Stimulus Transmission Framework that looks at the breadth of the Government’s measures and how they can impact the real economy represented by citizens, SMEs and corporates.

May 8, 2020 READ MORE »

Philippine Stimulus package (Volume 2)

Following the COVID-19 outbreak, which has wrought massive disruptions in economies worldwide, global GDP forecasts for 2020 have declined drastically. The World Bank forecasted that the global GDP for 2020 will decline to -3% much worse than during the 2008-2009 financial crisis1. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) likewise predicted that the world economies will contract by -2.3% (under a scenario of shortterm containment and smaller demand shocks) to -4.8% (for a longer-term containment and larger demand shocks2.)

May 4, 2020 READ MORE »

Philippine Stimulus package (Volume 1)

On 15 March 2020, Metro Manila was placed under a month-long community quarantine by President Duterte as soon as the confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) reached such a number that would, per exponential modeling, constitute a demand on hospitals and medical supplies that will be impossible to meet A declaration of State of Calamity throughout the Philippines was made on 16 March.

May 4, 2020 READ MORE »