Philippines Vows to Defend Its Outsourcing Empire
The Philippines’ $23 billion outsourcing empire is facing mounting risks: China is rising quickly as a competitor, the government wants to cut some incentives and a siege in the south of the country is worrying investors.
“We need to put our act together,” Rey Untal, head of the Philippine association of outsourcing companies, said in an interview in Manila. “The other countries know how big this IT business process outsourcing pie is globally and they want to increase their share. This is not a static world.”