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The number of jobs in the tourism industry also inches up by 1.8% to 5.4 million in 2018
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(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
Faced with the further delay of the signing of the 2019 budget, President Rodrigo Duterte also warns of a 'slide' in economic growth
(UPDATED) While the GDP growth in 2018 misses the government's target, it does not come as a surprise to economists
Gross domestic product for the July-September period has contracted 0.3% from the previous quarter, reversing growth of 0.8% in the April-June period
(UPDATED) This is lower than the revised 2nd quarter figure of 6.2%
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says they revised the economic outlook to reflect the 'very different world' we are living in now
Rappler talks to AJ Montesa of the Action for Economic Reforms and Rappler columnist JC Punongbayan to understand the latest economic data
Environmental policies that have slowed down economic growth, such as the Boracay closure and stricter rules for mining, are 'justified,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque
(3rd UPDATE) The gross domestic product for the 2nd quarter of 2018 falls short of market expectations
'Major contributors to the downward revision were other services, manufacturing, and agriculture and forestry,' says the Philippine Statistics Authority
Moody's Analytics says inflation is partly to blame for the slower gross domestic product growth
(4TH UPDATE) Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia says Philippine economic growth in the first quarter of the year would have been well within government's target if it were not for high inflation
While the Philippine central bank's medium-term inflation outlook remains within the government target, it says it will continue monitoring the figures in case a policy shift is needed
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia says the growth rates of Western Visayas 'will be trimmed'
In 4 to 5 years, BPI expects to raise the share of SME, retail, and microfinance loans to 35%, and reduce the share of corporate loans to 65%
'Any growth above 6.7% would require vigorous investment in physical and human capital to push the economy beyond its current potential output,' says the World Bank
The Asian Development Bank projects the Philippine economy to grow by 6.8% in 2018 and 6.9% in 2019
'Our target to become an upper middle income country is in 2022. But we think we will get to that stance much earlier,' says National Economic and Development Authority Undersecretary Rosemarie Edillon
A National Economic and Development Authority official says the proposed 6-month shutdown of Boracay will 'only have 0.1% impact' on the country's gross domestic product growth
Higher jobs created, foreign direct investments, and manufacturing output, among others, point to a stronger gross domestic product growth for the Philippines
The Ayala-led bank also predicts the peso will depreciate 3-4% every year until 2021 as the government's infrastructure buildup progresses
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The Philippine economy lags behind China and Vietnam in 2017, but remains the fastest-growing economy in the ASEAN-5
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(2nd UPDATE) For the 4th quarter of 2017 alone, the Philippine economy grows by 6.6%. Its 2017 growth places it 3rd in Asia behind China and Vietnam.
The top 3 contributors to the upward revision are manufacturing; trade and repair of motor vehicles, motorcycles, personal and household goods; as well as mining and quarrying
The country's central bank says the Philippine economy can withstand any volatility in the global financial markets
The Philippine economic growth is seen to be driven by the revival in manufacturing, consumption spending, stable remittances from overseas Filipinos, and tourism boom
The Philippines' central bank says rate of bad loans remains manageable across economic sectors, like financial and insurance activities
These projects include the Metro Manila Subway and Phase 1 of the Mindanao Railway which would encompass the Tagum-Davao-Digos Segment
The outlook of the Asian Development Bank 'assumes that growth in the government's infrastructure program will accelerate'
(UPDATED) The upgrade from BBB- to BBB is due to strong economic growth and the tax reform initiative
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol hopes the 'bountiful harvest' of rice they are expecting for the 4th quarter will boost the agriculture sector's performance by the end of the year
'We do not believe that we are there yet and we remain very vigilant to avoid it,' Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr says on the possibility that the economy might overheat
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In the 3rd quarter of 2017, the Philippine economy's 6.9% growth performs better than China and neighboring ASEAN countries
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(4th UPDATE) The Philippines posts a 'spectacular' 7% economic growth in the 3rd quarter despite slower consumption
The top 3 contributors to the upward revision are financial intermediation; construction; and real estate, renting, and business activities
The World Bank says long-standing armed conflict in Mindanao makes it challenging to unlock the growth potential of the region, which is a major source of agricultural products
The World Bank's new projections are 6.6% for 2017 and 6.7% for 2018, down from the previous forecasts of 6.8% and 6.9%, respectively
The Asian Development Bank retains its forecast of 6.5% GDP growth for 2017 and 6.7% for 2018, while noting that infrastructure investment and receding inflation will fuel the economy
The global financial services giant now expects the Philippines gross domestic product to grow faster at 6 1 instead of 6 this year
Spending on infrastructure is a bright spot for the economy in the 2nd quarter of 2017 but in a role reversal it s now the private sector and not the government that is lagging