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Moderate Q3 growth seen for Asean+3 economies
by Czeriza Valencia - August 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Economic growth is expected to moderate in the ASEAN+3 economies in the third quarter of the year on continuing uncertainties in global trade and renewed strength of the dollar, the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research...
Philippines farmers still cannot afford agri insurance
by Czeriza Valencia - August 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Most Filipino farmers still cannot afford agriculture insurance as many of them still live below the official poverty line, state-run think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) said.
Japan-backed smart grid to pilot test in Batangas
by Czeriza Valencia - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
A technical assistance project supported by the Japanese government would pave the way for the pilot testing of smart grid in Batangas to demonstrate technology that can improve the ability of power cooperatives...
More rate hikes expected as high inflation remains
by Czeriza Valencia - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Despite raising policy rates by a cumulative 100 basis points (bps) or one percentage point in three months, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) can be expected to implement another rate hike by December and two...
National ID to be pilot-tested in select regions
by Czeriza Valencia - August 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The newly signed Philippine Identification System Act will be first implemented in selected regions in the coming months before the full five-year implementation, the National Economic and Development Authority said...
Monetary policy ineffective vs supply-driven inflation — NEDA
by Czeriza Valencia - August 10, 2018 - 12:00am
An aggressive monetary policy could prevent second-round effects of rising inflation, but would have little impact on nipping the source of domestic inflationary pressure, the National Economic and Development Authority...
Economy slows down to 6% in second quarter of 2018
by Czeriza Valencia - August 10, 2018 - 12:00am
As consumers grappled with rising prices, economic growth slowed down to six percent in the second quarter of the year from figures recorded in the previous quarter and in the same period last year.
Q1 GDP revised downward to 6.6%
by Czeriza Valencia - August 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Philippine economic growth in the first quarter of 2018 has been revised downward to 6.6. percent from 6.8 percent, the Philippine Statistics Authority said.
Trade deficit further widens in June 2018
by Czeriza Valencia - August 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The country’s trade deficit more than doubled in June as exports continued to decline and imports grew steeply, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported yesterday.
World Bank sees bright prospects for Northern Mindanao
by Czeriza Valencia - August 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The World Bank sees bright prospects for Northern Mindanao as it steps up support for development efforts in the entire island.
Factory growth eases in June 2018
by Czeriza Valencia - August 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Domestic manufacturing sustained its robust expansion in June although it grew at a slower pace as production volume of construction-related manufactures eased, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported yes...
Prices rise 5.7%, fastest in 5 years
by Czeriza Valencia - August 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Consumer prices rose 5.7 percent in July, the fastest in five years, fueled mainly by faster increases in the prices of food and beverages, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported yesterday.
NEDA approves restructuring of P13.5-billion projects
by Czeriza Valencia - August 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The Investment Coordination Committee - Cabinet Committee of the National Economic and Development Authority has approved P13.5 billion worth of improvements to three regional projects.
NEDA launches website on good governance
by Czeriza Valencia - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has launched a website on good governance that contains information about the country’s performance on governance in relation to various international...
Arroyo backs passage of rice tariffication bill
by Czeriza Valencia - August 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo vowed to push for the passage of the rice tariffication bill to curb inflation, according to the National Economic and Development Authority.
Hirings outpace separation in Q1
by Czeriza Valencia - August 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Hirings outpaced separations nationwide in the first quarter of the year as more workers were absorbed in the industry sector, the Philippine Statistics Authority said yesterday.
Factory gate prices sustain rise in June
by Czeriza Valencia - August 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Factory gate prices continued to rise in June, driven by increases in the prices of tobacco, petroleum, and beverages, the Philippine Statistics Authority.
Cash-based budgeting to spur gov’t infrastructure program — NEDA
by Czeriza Valencia - August 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Shifting to a cash-based annual budgeting system would fasttrack the delivery of government programs and projects, the National Economic and Development Authority said.
Factory output slows in July 2018
by Czeriza Valencia - August 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Manufacturing activity continued to slow down in July, burdened by internal and external inflationary pressures, according to the Nikkei Philippines Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index.
Inflation for poorest households up 6.5% in second quarter of 2018
by Czeriza Valencia - August 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Inflation for the country’s bottom 30 percent income households has risen to 6.5 percent in the second quarter of the year because of faster increases in the prices of food, the Philippine Statistics Authority...
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