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Manufacturing maintains strong growth in November 2016

MANILA – Manufacturing output continued to show strong growth in November 2016 due to higher production of petroleum products, transport equipment, and food, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippine Statistics Authority’s Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries (MISSI) for November 2016 showed that the Volume of Production Index for manufacturing

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HOLIDAY SEASON PUSHES INFLATION UP IN DECEMBER 2016

MANILA – Inflation in December 2016 slightly rose to 2.6 percent from 2.5 percent in the previous month, bringing full-year 2016 inflation to 1.8 percent, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “The uptick in inflation last month was caused by price increases partly due to the holiday season and supply constraints on

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