Rappler's latest stories on inflation rate Philippines
(UPDATED) Inflation picks up in January, but remains within the Philippine government's target range
(UPDATED) Transportation expenses go up, but low rice prices keep inflation within target in December 2019
(UPDATED) Inflation jumps in November, as expected by analysts
Employees in the consumer goods, energy, and tech sectors are seen to get the highest salary increases in 2020
African swine fever does not harm humans, yet it appears consumers are avoiding pork. The shift to chicken and beef has pushed up prices.
(UPDATED) Inflation in the Philippines is at its slowest pace in over 3 years
A sharp drop in inflation is not an unalloyed boon. As they say, keep everything in moderation.
(UPDATED) Rice prices drop further in September 2019, but still not as low as the economic team had hoped
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas trims the benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points for the 3rd time in 2019
Food prices are down, but what's causing prices of goods in Mimaropa to remain high?
(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
Economic managers project inflation to settle between 2.7% and 3.5% in 2019, far from the rates experienced last year
Since we’re coming from very high prices last year, and prices have now stabilized at high levels, we can expect inflation to drop significantly this year – all thanks to the base effect
(UPDATED) This is well within the government's target and the lowest inflation rate since September 2017
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 country needs to have a more robust solution to mitigate the impacts of extreme weather conditions and climate change,' says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia
(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?
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
(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 Otso Diretso Senate bet says ordinary people still feel the effects of the higher prices of food and vegetables
(4th UPDATE) Inflation again slows down in March. Will the central bank now cut interest rates?
Here’s a suggestion: if a candidate can’t be bothered to show up in debates and lay bare their ideas for all to see, let’s not vote for him or her
Socioeconomic Planning Assistant Secretary Mercedita Sombilla says planting and harvesting may be delayed, but there would be no major impact on rice production
Newly-installed Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas governor Benjamin Diokno says timing is important when deciding on easing monetary policies amid cooling inflation
(3rd UPDATE) Metro Manila sees its lowest inflation rate in 18 months. All other regions also exhibit slower inflation rates.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas sees inflation in 2019 averaging 3.1%, well within the target band of 2% to 4%
Rappler reviews statements of the government's economic team and finds that they never mentioned media reports among the factors which aggravated inflation in 2018
The Foundation for Economic Freedom calls on the Duterte administration to boost farm productivity, which would aid in easing inflation
(UPDATED) The latest inflation figure is closer to the government's target range of 2% to 4%
TheNerve’s survey results show Filipinos feeling financially worse off in 2018
Inflation felt by the poorest Filipino households hit 7.2% in 2018, and some regions still register double digits in December
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(UPDATED) Inflation eases in December amid a sharp drop in global oil prices, higher domestic rice supply, and a slight recovery of the peso
Antagonistic remarks only put at risk otherwise friendly relations between government and the private sector
The Department of Finance says analysts' inaccurate forecasts elevated inflation expectations. But the agency's own estimates were also off.
All in all, there’s a sense that the Duterte government brought about needless economic hardships to the Filipino people in 2018
High, soaring, elevated, skyrocketing. We're running out of synonyms to describe inflation in 2018.
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Economic managers urge the Department of Agriculture to invest in modern farming tools to improve farmer productivity
(3rd UPDATE) All regions post slower inflation rates except Central Luzon, which retains its October 2018 rate
Paano nga ba sinusukat ng gobyerno ang inflation? Gaano kalala ang sitwasyon ngayon, at ano ang mga salik o factor sa likod nito?
Senatorial aspirant Erin Tañada suggests measures 'that can be easily implemented by this administration if it has the political will to listen to the people'
The Philippine Statistics Authority says the October inflation rate for all items increased to 7.6% in Northern Mindanao from September's 6.9%, while Caraga had 6.9% in October, up from from September's 6.1%
(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
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas projects inflation in October to settle within 6.2% to 7%
The Philippine Statistics Authority says inflation for the bottom 30% income households went up by 5 percentage points in August 2018 compared to the same month last year