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(UPDATED) The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas cuts the key policy rate by 25 basis points, but some economists say the move may have been done too early
(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
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol says reforming the procurement process for farmers will result in better bidding and production
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
The World Bank says the Philippines' delayed 2019 budget and El Niño are likely to hurt economic growth
(UPDATED) The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development lowers its forecast to 3.3% for this year, down from the 3.5% it predicted in November
'The government must change direction, we already have one foot in recession,' says Annamaria Furlan, the head of Italy's second-biggest union
The Foundation for Economic Freedom calls on the Duterte administration to boost farm productivity, which would aid in easing inflation
(UPDATED) While the GDP growth in 2018 misses the government's target, it does not come as a surprise to economists
The 2018 growth rate of the agriculture sector is far below the target of 4%
The Philippines' largest business group is optimistic that the country's 'resilient' economy will continue to grow in 2019
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(UPDATED) This is lower than the revised 2nd quarter figure of 6.2%
(UPDATED) Analysts say the slowing growth could prompt an end to Beijing's fiscal prudence
The International Monetary Fund also warns that 'everyone is going to suffer' from a trade-and-currency clash between the United States and China, the world's two biggest economies
The Asian Development Bank says it revised its outlook due to the weak agriculture sector, high inflation, and continued global monetary tightening
'You cannot squeeze milk from a thin and hungry cow!' says Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol
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
Look more closely into rice cartels and smuggling, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia urges the Department of Agriculture
(3rd UPDATE) The gross domestic product for the 2nd quarter of 2018 falls short of market expectations
Moody's Analytics says inflation is partly to blame for the slower gross domestic product growth
First Metro Investment Corporation president Rabboni Francis Arjonillo says the country's gross domestic product may meet or even surpass the government's target of 7% in 2018
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The dip in Philippine competitiveness ranking, missing the 2017 labor target, and slow implementation of infrastructure projects are left out during the 'Tatak ng Pagbabago: Tatak ng Pag-unlad' forum
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) data reveals loans extended toward agriculture and agrarian reform are nowhere near what the law mandates
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(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
The 3 Mindanao regions are Davao, Soccsksargen, and ARMM
'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
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The Asian Development Bank projects the Philippine economy to grow by 6.8% in 2018 and 6.9% in 2019
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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
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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
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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
(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