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Analysts say the very industries United States President Donald Trump has tried to help have become the weakest links in the otherwise solid economy
(UPDATED) This is well within the government's target and the lowest inflation rate since September 2017
Here are some of the top moments and bon-mots from the 2 day meeting hosted by Japan in the city of Osaka
Consumers were pessimistic, but businesses were upbeat for the 2nd quarter of 2019, according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas surveys
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas maintains monetary policy settings 'for the time being' as it expects lower inflation in 2019 and 2020
The US Federal Reserve says trade friction and slowing growth worldwide have led many central bankers to feel the case for an interest rate cut has 'strengthened'
Once the Philippines achieves upper middle income status, the government will no longer be eligible for Japan's Special Terms for Economic Partnership funding
July will mark the longest economic expansion in US history, with continual growth since mid-2009
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Rising pork and fruit prices lead to higher inflation in China for May 2019
The number of jobs in the tourism industry also inches up by 1.8% to 5.4 million in 2018
IMF chief Christine Lagarde says trade conflicts pose the 'principal threat' to the global economic outlook
The International Monetary Fund expects the United States economy to grow by 2.6% in 2019, but says the country must quickly resolve its trade war with China
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde describes the United States and China's tit-for-tat tariffs as 'self-inflicted wounds that must be avoided'
The International Monetary Fund points to China's trade war with the United States, warning that 'growth will suffer'
The greatest danger on the horizon is the prospect of worsening trade clashes between major world economies
(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?
The latest data puts consumer prices in the 19-nation single currency bloc even further from the European Central Bank's inflation goal of just below 2.0%
If we can quickly lower the costs of doing business, beef up our competitiveness, and promote enough export-oriented manufacturers, the US-China trade war could turn into a blessing in disguise
Workers' unions in Argentina lead a general strike as they demand government action on rising inflation
Millions of people have fled the country as astronomical rises in the cost of consumer goods and broader economic woes have made food and basic supplies unobtainable for average people
OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria says there is 'an urgent need' for Washington and Beijing to bury their differences
(UPDATED) We track both their track record and statements
US and Chinese representatives return to the bargaining table amid a sudden flare-up in hostilities, while President Donald Trump is still hopeful of salvaging a trade deal
The Philippines has its highest credit rating to date. But what does that mean for Filipinos?
To thank Duterte for his 'political will and decisive action' on inflation is like thanking an arsonist for putting out a fire he created in the first place
(3rd UPDATE) The Philippines posts only 5.6% growth in the 1st quarter of 2019, as the government's infrastructure projects hit pause due to the delayed national budget approval
Tune in on Wednesday, May 8, as Rappler sits down with economist and columnist JC Punongbayan to discuss the Philippines' economic issues and how candidates are proposing to fix these problems
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde also says recent 'rumors and tweets' make an agreement between the United States and China less likely
(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
The United States Federal Reserve votes unanimously to keep the benchmark interest rate in a range of 2.25% to 2.5%
The return to slender growth is heralded by surprisingly positive industrial output figures in January and February after 4 months of contraction
(UPDATED) S&P upgrades the credit rating of the Philippines to BBB+ with a positive outlook on the back of the country's strong economic growth
Together with the prosperity, poverty incidence in the region also dipped to 25% from 35% in 2017
Bicol posts an impressive 8.9% growth in 2018, much higher than the national average of 6.2%
Fitch Ratings says the delayed passage of the 2019 budget, aggressive interest rate hikes, and the US-China trade war will weigh on the Philippines' economic growth
Prices of goods and services in Zimbabwe are skyrocketing at rates unseen in a decade. 'It's a miracle how people are surviving,' says a resident.
(UPDATED) The Philippines' balance of trade in goods increased to a $2.79-billion deficit, from a $2.54-billion deficit year-on-year
The IMF's World Economic Outlook once again downgrades global growth to 3.3% for 2019, two tenths lower than the global crisis lender forecast in January and 4 tenths lower than October
Swedish firms doing business in the Philippines expect double-digit growth in the next 3 years, but also note that doing business in the country 'is not easy'
(4th UPDATE) Inflation again slows down in March. Will the central bank now cut interest rates?
The Asian Development Bank trims its 2019 growth prospects for the Philippines, but expects it to be among the few countries which may beat their 2018 figures
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde says the world economy is vulnerable to shocks from Brexit, high debt levels, and trade tensions
The World Bank provided dictator Ferdinand Marcos a curtain of international legitimacy behind which he and his cronies plundered the public till
The World Bank says the Philippines' delayed 2019 budget and El Niño are likely to hurt economic growth
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says the currency union 'is not resilient enough' to emerge unscathed from 'unexpected economic storms'
'We see that as essential not only for China to reach its full potential, but also for the global economy to thrive,' Tim Cook says
The United States Federal Reserve's surprising change of direction follows the 4 rate increases in 2018
Economists also expect the United States Federal Reserve to once again lower the number of rate hikes projected in 2019
The UK economy is forecast to grow by 1.2% in 2019, sharply down on the government's prediction of 1.6% in October 2018