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馬尼拉經濟文化辦事處
MANILA ECONOMIC NAD CULTURAL OFFICE
Tel: 02-2778-5827,Fax: 02-2778-5726
地址:106 台北市忠孝東路 4 段 107 號 4 樓
Add: 4F, NO.107, CHANGHSIAO E.RD.,SEC.4,TAIPEI 106,
TAIWAN
The Philippines: In Brief
Land Area: 299,764 sq. km.
Location:
The Philippines is located at the heart of Southeast Asia. It is
surrounded by the Pacific Ocean on the east, the Celebes
(sulawesi) Sea on the south, and the South China Sea on the West
and North.
Geography:
Three main island groups: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
Capital: Manila
Political Systems:
Presidential system of government with a bicameral parliament and
three(3) equal branches: Executive, Legislative and Judiciary.
Population: 79.5 million (2002)
Literacy Rate: 93.9&
Labor Force: 33.7 million (January 2003)
Employment Rate: 89.4% (January 2003 )
Languages Spoken:
Filipino, English, Spanish, Chinese, eight(8) major local dialects
Climate:
Tropical with temperatures ranging from 23 to 32 degrees celsius.
Two distinct seasons: Wet (June to October and dry (November to
May)
GNP Growth rate: 5.2% (2002)
GDP Growth Rate: 4.6% (2002)
Inflation: 3.1% (2002)
Export Value: US$35.1 billion (2002)
Export Growth Rate: 9% (2002)
Major Industries:
Electronics and electrical machinery, food and beverages,
chemicals, footwear, garments, petrochemicals
Major Exports:
Electronic components, apparel and clothing accessories, coconut
oil, petroleum products.
Major Imports:
Electronic components, office and EDP machines, mineral fuels,
telecommunication equipment, transport equipment.
Top 10 Export Markets:
United States, Japan, Hongkong, Netherlands, Singapore, Taiwan,
Malaysia, China, South Korea, Germany