Gil Beltran - updates

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Will they or won't they? DOF to review fuel tax hike suspension

Oct 18, 2018 - 3:15 PM

The Department of Finance sees less pressure to suspend the fuel excise tax hike in 2019, with Dubai crude prices possibly tapering off in the last quarter of 2018

Philippine peso hits P50 to the dollar

Nov 24, 2016 - 12:04 PM

3rd UPDATE Economists and government officials say the pace by which the local currency has been weakening against the greenback remains very manageable

A customer counts Philippines peso notes after trading his US dollars for Philippine pesos in Manila on September 8, 2015.  Jay Directo/AFP

July inflation hits 20-year low

Aug 05, 2015 - 12:59 PM

This allows the country s central bank to maintain a monetary policy that sustains rapid economic growth

July inflation to hit below 1% – forecast

Jul 29, 2015 - 5:45 PM

An estimated 0 7 inflation rate is seen due to lower fuel prices slashed Meralco rates and decreasing food prices a finance undersecretary says

No fear of China meltdown contagion – DOF

Jul 22, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Strong macroeconomic fundamentals and a market based framework are shielding the country from such external shock a finance undersecretary says

NO FEAR. The peso has weakened, but fears of a wider crisis have been curbed by the government

Cebu Action Plan gets support from APEC senior officials

Jun 13, 2015 - 5:18 PM

The Cebu Action Plan is a 4 pillar move to make economies more transparent resilient and integrated It is expected to boost infrastructure financing as well

STRENGTHENING ECONOMIES. Cebu Action Plan is set to be approved during the Finance Ministerial Meeting in September. Photo from Department of Finance

PPPs can add 2% to GDP annual growth - DOF

Apr 21, 2015 - 8:14 PM

The government has identified and lined up public private partnership projects making it easier for the next administration to implement them says Finance Undersecretary Gil Beltran

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Low income households, small businesses priority for financial inclusion

Mar 03, 2015 - 7:30 PM

While the country is hailed as 3rd globally with the “most conducive environment for financial inclusion ” access to finance though is still considered a major hurdle for MSMEs

Purisima issues 'gag order' on finance officials

Jul 25, 2012 - 8:22 PM

A day after Finance Undersecretary Gil Beltran was quoted in news reports about PPP projects economic contributions Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima issued a gag order on the department s officials forbidding them to be interviewed by journalists on issues outside their assigned tasks

Not considering inflation in sin tax to cost P4.7-B

Jun 06, 2012 - 10:55 AM

If the pending legislation on the amendment of excise law on cigarette and alcohol product would not consider the rising cost of prices and services the government stands to lose additional P4 7 billion in revenues says finance official Gil Beltran