Philippine budget surplus - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine budget surplus

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Gov’t underspending narrows deficit to 0.6% of GDP in 2014

Mar 13, 2015 - 10:44 AM

To address underspending in 2014 the government says it will increase infrastructure investments by 4 of GDP in 2015

Gov’t deficit falls 86% for Jan-Oct

Dec 02, 2014 - 6:27 PM

Lower than target spending in the first 10 months of 2014 pulls down the national government’s budget deficit

Government keeps deficit at P31B for Jan-Sept

Oct 30, 2014 - 10:55 AM

The government receives flak for spending below program despite the need to accelerate expenditures for the reconstruction and rehabilitation in typhoon affected areas

Philippines posts P30-B budget surplus in August

Sep 25, 2014 - 5:14 PM

The surplus in August is 36 higher than the P22 billion surplus registered in the same period in 2013 Netting out interest payments government spending only grew by 4 year on year

Gov’t fiscal deficit narrows to P1.8-B in July

Aug 29, 2014 - 1:19 PM

The government s July deficit is down 97 from the same period in 2013 attributed to ramped up collection efforts by revenue generating agencies

Gov’t records P62.5-B budget deficit in June

Jul 28, 2014 - 2:50 PM

Increased government spending resulted in the deficit

6-FOLD HIGHER. The P62.5-billion budget deficit in June is 6-fold higher from the P8.5-billion recorded in June 2013. File photo by Agence France-Presse

Gov’t wipes out deficit end-May

Jun 26, 2014 - 12:30 PM

The government books a surplus for the first 5 months of 2014 as revenue collections grow by double digits

Photo by AFP

PH imports forecasts raised, exchange rate adjusted

Jun 21, 2014 - 2:03 PM

Despite revisions the growth target for 2014 is still attainable the NEDA chief says

ADJUSTED. Pressure from imports prompted adjustment to the exchange rate from P41 to 44 to P42 to 45 for the year until 2016. File photo by AFP

PH posts P81-B budget surplus in April

Jun 04, 2014 - 3:15 PM

This helped narrow down the deficit in January April to P3 3 billion versus P29 7 billion a year ago

Photo by AFP