Experts See No Threat from Inflation

Private sector analysts expect consumer inflation to remain stable in the next three years, reflecting the improvement of the domestic economy as it becomes more insulated from price swings. Related Articles:Monetary Policy Tightens Further in Q3 2018Inflation Rises to 6.4% in AugustInflation Seen to Rise to 1.4% in Dec.October Inflation is Steady at 0.4%Inflation Continues […]
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Inflation Slows Down to 2.4 Percent in March

Manila—(PHStocks)—Headline inflation eased slightly to 2.4 percent year-on-year in March from 2.5 percent in February, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). The March inflation reading was within the BSP’s range forecast of 2.1-2.9 percent for the month. The resulting year-to-date average inflation rate of 2.4 percent was also within the Government’s inflation range […]
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1Q14 Consumer Price Index for Bottom 30% Income Households

Manila—(PHStocks)—Philippine Statistics Office—Inflation for the bottom 30% income households picked up to 5.7 percent for the first quarter of 2014 from 4.8 percent in the last quarter of 2013. This was effected by higher quarterly average inflation recorded in food, beverages and tobacco (FBT); clothing; housing and repairs (H&R); fuel, light and water (FLW); and […]
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January Inflation Hits 4.2%

Manila—(PHStocks)—Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)—Headline inflation rose slightly to 4.2 percent year-on-year in January from 4.1 percent in December. The January inflation reading was within the BSP’s forecast of 3.4-4.3 percent for the month, and was also within the Government’s inflation target range of 4.0 percent ±  1.0 percentage point for 2014. Core inflation—which excludes […]
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Inflation Remains within Target in 2013

Manila–(PHStocks)–The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has announced the publication of the 49th issue of the quarterly BSP Inflation Report covering the period October-December 2013 (full text can be found here). The BSP Inflation Report is published as part of the BSP’s efforts to improve the transparency of monetary policy under inflation targeting and to convey […]
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2013 Average Inflation is within Government Target

Manila—(PHStocks)—Bangko Sentral ng Pilipines (BSP)—Year-on-year headline inflation for the whole year of 2013 averaged 3%, within the Government’s inflation target range of 4% ± 1.0 percentage point for the year. This is the fifth consecutive year that the average inflation rate has been within the announced government target. Inflation in December rose further to 4.1% […]
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Inflation Remains Benign in Q3 2013

Manila—(PHStocks)—The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) announced the publication of the 48th issue of the quarterly BSP Inflation Report covering the period July-September 2013. The full text has been released in electronic format (as a PDF file) on the BSP website. The BSP Inflation Report is published as part of the BSP’s efforts to improve the transparency of […]
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