Rappler's latest stories on consumer price index
Inflation in China hits 3% in September 2019, the highest since November 2013
(UPDATED) Rice prices drop further in September 2019, but still not as low as the economic team had hoped
(3rd UPDATE) The inflation rate for August 2019 is even lower than the government's target range of 2% to 4%
(UPDATED) Inflation remains within target for the 6th straight month, but economists warn of the so-called base effect
(UPDATED) This is well within the government's target and the lowest inflation rate since September 2017
Rising pork and fruit prices lead to higher inflation in China for May 2019
(UPDATED) The Philippines' inflation rate rises in May 2019, the first time that it rose after 6 straight months of slowdowns. Did the central bank cut rates too soon?
(4th UPDATE) As inflation eases further in April, analysts are looking at whether the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas will cut the benchmark interest rate or the reserve requirement ratio
(4th UPDATE) Inflation again slows down in March. Will the central bank now cut interest rates?
The consumer price index declines only at 1.5% in February year-on-year, compared to January's 1.7%
(3rd UPDATE) Metro Manila sees its lowest inflation rate in 18 months. All other regions also exhibit slower inflation rates.
(UPDATED) The latest inflation figure is closer to the government's target range of 2% to 4%
(UPDATED) Inflation eases in December amid a sharp drop in global oil prices, higher domestic rice supply, and a slight recovery of the peso
(3rd UPDATE) All regions post slower inflation rates except Central Luzon, which retains its October 2018 rate
(3rd UPDATE) The latest figure reinforces the projections of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and the Department of Finance that inflation is beginning to taper off
In using historical inflation data, the base year of the data should be taken into account
(UPDATED) Inflation spoils the country's growth outlook, poverty alleviation efforts, and people's perception on the government
The Philippine Statistics Authority's statement differs from that of Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia, who said a miscalculation had to be corrected
Malacañang says the 6.4% August inflation rate is 'not ridiculously high' and points to other indicators that show a healthy Philippine economy
'Sa halip na patahimikin ang mga taong pumupuna ng mga pagkukulang nila, gamitin sana itong pagkakataon ng administrasyon na patunayang kaya nilang pababain ang presyo ng mga bilihin,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
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Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda says market opportunists and rice hoarders can no longer be blamed for the rising prices of goods in the country
(3rd UPDATE) The latest figure moves even further away from the government's inflation target range of only 2% to 4%
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The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas sees 2018 full-year inflation hitting 4.9% and 2019 average inflation at 3.7%
(UPDATED) This is mainly due to prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages, which keep rising
UP professor Emmanuel de Dios likens the Philippines' economic managers to the suspects in Agatha Christie's 'Murder on the Orient Express' – they're all 'guilty'
(5TH UPDATE) Inflation climbs to another fresh high, exceeding market expectations and government forecasts
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Inflation reaches another 5-year high amid price increases for alcoholic beverages and tobacco; transport; as well as housing, water, electricity, gas, and other fuels
(3rd UPDATE) Inflation hits its highest quarterly average since 2014 as the tax reform law, higher oil prices, a weaker peso, and the tightening of US monetary policy take their toll
The government attributes the increase partly to the tax reform law, which took effect in January
Economists cite the good and the bad of inflation hitting a 20 year low
Confident that inflation will remain low in the next 4 years the latest target is also aligned with the government growth projection until 2016 the central bank says
Inflation in December slows down to 2 7 amid lower petroleum prices and electricity rates the National Economic and Development Authority reports
UPDATED The advent of the Christmas season plus the damage anticipated from RubyPH however could raise food prices
Lower food prices and electricity charges plus the petroleum price roll back eased inflation in September
Headline inflation may approach the upper end of the central bank s 3 to 5 target range for 2014 an HSBC report says
While government takes on the challenge of ensuring growth and development it should never be alone in its work