Philippine Inflation at 4.4% in January

The Philippine’s annual headline inflation at the beginning of 2019 continued to move at a slower pace of 4.4%, according to data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). Its annual rate in December 2018 was 5.1 percent and in January 2018, 3.4 percent. This was primarily due to the slowdown in the annual increment of […]
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PH Inflation Eased to 2.8% in June

Manila—(PHStocks)—The country’s headline inflation further eased to 2.8 percent in June 2017, according to data released by the Philippine Statistics Authority. It was posted at 3.1 percent in May 2017 and 1.9 percent in June 2016. The indices of the following commodity groups registered lower annual gains during the month: Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (3.5%) […]
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PH Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.7% in April

Manila—(PHStocks)—The country’s employment rate in April 2017 was estimated at 94.3 percent, according to data released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). In April 2016, the employment rate was 93.9 percent. The top three regions with the lowest employment rates were Ilocos Region (89.6%), National Capital Region (NCR) (92.8%), and CALABARZON (92.9%). The labor force […]
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PH Exports Up 12% in April

Manila—(PHStocks)—Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)—The country’s total external trade in goods in April 2017 reached $11.663 billion, up by 4.6 percent from $11.149 billion in April 2016. The positive growth of the external trade was due to the increase of outward trading of goods. Total exports rose by 12.1 percent to $4.805 billion in 2017 from […]
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Domestic Trade Fell in 3Q 2015

Manila—(PHStocks)—Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)—The total quantity of domestic trade transactions via water and air decreased by 18.2 percent, from 4.12 million tons to 3.37 million tons during the third quarter of 2015.  About 99.7 percent were traded through water. The total value of commodities that flowed within the country decreased by 37.4 percent from PhP144.397 […]
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Philippines’ February Imports Fastest in 13 Months

Philippine merchandise imports rebounded from the January slump with an 11.2 percent increase in February, marking their fastest annual growth pace in more than a year, according to preliminary data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). Related Articles:Philippine Inflation at 4.4% in JanuaryPH Inflation Eased to 2.8% in JunePH Exports Up 12% in AprilPH 2Q […]
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Moody’s Expects PH 4Q GDP Growth to Reach 6.6%

Moody’s Analytics expects the Philippine economy to have grown by 6.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013, saying the impact of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” was likely more moderate than initially expected. Should the think tank’s forecast prove correct, the economy’s full-year growth for 2013 settled at 7.2 percent, exceeding the government’s official target of between […]
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