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August 2019 trade figures point to Q3 GDP growth struggle

Oct 10, 2019 - 6:30 PM

The Philippines' total trade declines by 7% in August 2019 due to weaker exports and continued decline in imports

Philippine total trade declines by 1.3% in July 2019

Sep 10, 2019 - 8:25 PM

Exports slightly improve by 3.5%, while imports drop by -4.2% in July 2019


Trade gap narrows in June 2019 as Philippines imports less steel

Aug 07, 2019 - 4:10 PM

Total imports decrease by 10.4%, led by iron and steel. Meanwhile, 7 out of 10 major export commodities grow.

Trade deficit narrows in May 2019 as imports drop

Jul 10, 2019 - 12:50 PM

Due to the decrease in 6 of the top 10 imported goods and a slight increase in exports, the Philippines' trade deficit slightly narrows in May 2019

U.S. trade deficit surges to 10-year high in 2018

Mar 06, 2019 - 9:42 PM

America's trade deficit with the world jumped 12.5% to $621 billion, the Commerce Department reports, as both imports and exports rose to the highest levels ever

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NEDA asks gov’t to support exports as trade gap worsens

Dec 12, 2018 - 2:36 PM

The trade deficit widened by 62.9% in October 2018, says the Philippine Statistics Authority

Trade deficit balloons by 171% in July 2018

Sep 11, 2018 - 8:30 PM

Imports accelerate by 32%, while exports languish at 0.3%

Weak peso fails to lift Philippine exports in June 2018

Aug 08, 2018 - 7:50 PM

The Philippine Statistics Authority says the country posted a wider year-on-year trade deficit in June after imports rose to their fastest pace

TRADE GAP. The Philippines posts a wider year-on-year trade deficit in June. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Philippines' trade deficit widens by 47.6% in May 2018

Jul 10, 2018 - 2:15 PM

The Philippine Statistics Authority says the country's imports further increased by 11.4%, while exports slumped by 3.8%

TRADE GAP. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reports a wider trade gap in May 2018. AFP photo

Agriculture trade deficit widens in Q1 2018

Jul 02, 2018 - 8:45 PM

The Philippine Statistics Authority says the Philippines' agricultural imports rose while exports declined, which widened the trade deficit by 41% to $1.83 billion

World Bank expects stable 6.7% growth for PH in 2018, 2019

Apr 12, 2018 - 8:00 PM

'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

7% economic growth 'very achievable' this year – BPI

Feb 20, 2018 - 8:50 PM

The Ayala-led bank also predicts the peso will depreciate 3-4% every year until 2021 as the government's infrastructure buildup progresses

PH foreign trade up 9.9% in 2017

Feb 09, 2018 - 7:03 PM

Total imports and exports exceed government targets for the year, posting 10.2 % and 9.5 % growth rates, respectively, while the trade deficit hit a record $4.02 billion in December 2017

Indonesia posts higher-than-expected trade surplus

Apr 15, 2015 - 7:51 PM

Indonesia posts a trade surplus of 1 13 billion in March – about double the amount expected by economists

Indonesia rupiah. File photo by AFP

PH’s heavy imports in 2014 widened trade deficit

Feb 15, 2015 - 4:28 PM

The Philippines imports agricultural commodities at 6 76 billion in the first 9 months of 2014 higher than agricultural exports at 5 26 billion

SOY DEPENDENT. Filipino workers drain drain cooked soya paste using a cloth into a huge container inside a Taho factory in Caloocan city. The Philippines imports soy products for livestock and food use. File poto by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Oct. 2, 2014

Oct 02, 2014 - 10:05 AM

Fighting and walkouts on day one of the new legislature easy Japan tourist visa procedures KPK s new antigraft smartphone app and more

NEW HOUSE. Indonesia's new lawmakers being inaugurated in Jakarta on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

Japan recession over, recovery eyed

Mar 08, 2013 - 1:38 PM

Japan squeaked out of recession in the last quarter with modest growth that will provide a foundation for a strengthening economy

RECOVERING. Japanese economy is getting stronger. Photo by AFP

EU, China woes bring Japan trade deficit to record high

Jan 24, 2013 - 11:21 AM

The world s 3rd largest economy logged a record trade deficit in 2012 as exports to debt hit Europe plunged and a bitter diplomatic spat with its biggest trade partner China weighed on demand