The Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review 2015

Philippines: Overview

The Philippines is a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which agreed to establish an ASEAN Economic Community by 2015. On 20 November 2007, ASEAN adopted an Economic Blueprint, which aims to transform ASEAN into a highly competitive region. In line with this, the ASEAN Regional Guidelines on Competition Policy (Regional Guidelines) were formulated in 2010.1