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Trade deficit narrows steeply in October
by Czeriza Valencia - December 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The country’s trade deficit narrowed by 26.4 percent year-on-year in October as exports grew minimally and imports posted a double-digit reduction, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported yesterday.
Economic gains from ending martial law in ARMM to take time
by Czeriza Valencia - December 9, 2019 - 12:00am
While ending military rule in Mindanao will have an immediate effect on economic growth in the region, it will take a longer time for its effects on overall national growth to be realized,” said London-based...
ADB explores alternative procurement arrangements with multilateral agencies
by Czeriza Valencia - December 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The Asian Development Bank said it is negotiating alternative procurement arrangements with more multilateral agencies to reduce the procurement time and transaction costs for projects.
BSP widely expected to keep rates steady
by Czeriza Valencia - December 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is seen to leave policy rates unchanged in its meeting this week as inflation picked up in November after five straight months of decline, London-based Capital Economics said.
Poverty incidence drops to 16.6% in 2018 — PSA
by Czeriza Valencia - December 7, 2019 - 12:00am
The proportion of poor Filipinos, or those not earning enough to meet basic food and non-food needs, dropped significantly in 2018 despite the upward adjustment in the poverty thresholds, the Philippine Statistics...
Inflation ends slowdown, picks up to 1.3% in November
by Czeriza Valencia - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Prices of basic goods and services rose at a faster rate in November, ending five straight months of a slowdown, fuelled by the sharp growth in the prices of alcoholic drinks and tobacco as well as oil and electricity,...
Unemployment eases in October, says PSA
by Czeriza Valencia - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
The number of jobless Filipinos went down in October as all economic sectors were able to create more jobs, but there are still indications that the quality of jobs must be improved, the Philippine Statistics Authority...
Foreign investment pledges jump four-fold in Q3 — PSA
by Czeriza Valencia - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Foreign investment pledges jumped four-fold to P182.4 billion in the third quarter of the year, driven by commitments in the information and communications technology industry, the Philippine Statistics Authority...
Think tank sees sluggish growth in Asia factories
by Czeriza Valencia - December 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Growth in the manufacturing sector in Emerging Asia economies likely remained sluggish in November in line with moderate expansions in advanced and export-driven economies in the region, according to London-based...
Factory gate prices decline in October
by Czeriza Valencia - November 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Factory gate prices declined in October due to the contraction in the indexes of most industry groups, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported yesterday.
Factory gate prices decline in October
by Czeriza Valencia - November 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Factory gate prices declined in October due to the contraction in the indexes of most industry groups, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported yesterday.
NEDA clears NAIA Consortium’s P102 billion bid to rehabilitate airport
by Czeriza Valencia - November 30, 2019 - 12:00am
The National Economic and Development Authority board cleared yesterday the unsolicited proposal for the rehabilitation of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the country’s main gateway.
SE Asia economies under pressure to diversify amid trade tensions – ADB
by Czeriza Valencia - November 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Economies in Southeast Asia are now hard-pressed to diversify their economic base as they feel the pinch of trade tensions, said the Asian Development Bank.
TIEZA bids out PPP contracts to develop Intramuros golf course, Balicasag dive resort
by Czeriza Valencia - November 27, 2019 - 12:00am
The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Authority, assisted by the Public-Private Partnership Center, is bidding out contracts for the development of two tourism projects.
WB extends $225 million insurance to Philippine vs earthquakes, typhoons
by Czeriza Valencia - November 26, 2019 - 12:00am
The World Bank has issued two tranches of catastrophe-linked bonds to provide the Philippines insurance against losses from earthquakes of up to $75 million and tropical cyclones for $150 million for three year...
NEDA pushes passage of economic bills on agri, industries, services
by Czeriza Valencia - November 25, 2019 - 12:00am
The National Economic and Development Authority is pushing for the passage of several bills aimed at expanding economic opportunities in the agriculture, industry and services sector.
Prices of building materials in Metro Manila ease in October
by Czeriza Valencia - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Wholesale prices of building materials in Metro Manila eased in October after registering upticks in August and September, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported yesterday.
Poorest Metro Manila households feel price pinch in October
by Czeriza Valencia - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The rise in consumer prices for the poorest households in the National Capital Region went up at a faster pace in October on account of higher food prices, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported yesterda...
‘Developing countries at greater risk from global economic downturn’
by Czeriza Valencia - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Emerging and developing economies, including the Philippines, are now less positioned to withstand a deeper global economic downturn because of insufficient long-term growth prospects, the World Bank said in a new...
ADB hikes borrowing costs for DMCs
by Czeriza Valencia - November 21, 2019 - 12:00am
The Asian Development Bank will raise the cost of borrowing for developing member countries with higher incomes to boost its technical assistance fund.
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