NEDA BACKS GOV’T EFFORTS TO BOOST EXPORTS

June 8, 2018 While the country’s trade recorded high growth, the National Economic and Development Authority stressed the need for the government to seize the benefits of “existing free trade agreements (FTAs) and forging new ties” to expand the Philippines’ market for exports. The Philippine Statistics Authority reported that imports growth accelerated to 22.2 percent

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UPTICK IN INFLATION TEMPORARY – NEDA

May 4, 2018 While average inflation has already exceeded the government’s target as of April 2018, the surge is temporary and seen to normalize towards the end of the year, the National Economic and Development Authority said. The Philippines Statistics Authority reported that headline inflation accelerated to 4.5 percent in April 2018. This is higher

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