MANUFACTURING POSTS DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH IN FIRST HALF OF 2017

The manufacturing sector grew by an average of 10 percent in the first six months of 2017 due to sustained domestic and improved external demand, according to the National Economic and Development Authority. ​This growth was backed by increased production in food manufacturing, basic metals, transport equipment, fabricated metal products, non-metallic mineral products, and export-oriented continue reading : MANUFACTURING POSTS DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH IN FIRST HALF OF 2017

MANUFACTURING STRENGTHENS FURTHER IN MARCH 2017

The National Economic and Development Authority reports that the manufacturing sector grew in March 2017 following the increased production in petroleum products, food, and transport equipment. NEDA-attached agency Philippine Statistics Authority released its Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries (MISSI) showing that the Volume of Production Index (VoPI) for manufacturing grew by 11.1 percent in continue reading : MANUFACTURING STRENGTHENS FURTHER IN MARCH 2017

MANUFACTURING GROWS STRONGER IN FEBRUARY 2017

The manufacturing sector grew stronger in February 2017 due to the upsurge in production of petroleum products, food, basic metals, and transport equipment, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippine Statistics Authority’s Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries (MISSI) reports that the Volume of Production Index (VoPI) for manufacturing grew by continue reading : MANUFACTURING GROWS STRONGER IN FEBRUARY 2017

MANUFACTURING OUTLOOK REMAINS STRONG IN Q1 2017

Increased production of basic metals, transport equipment, petroleum products and food manufactures continued to drive manufacturing output in January 2017, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippine Statistics Authority’s Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries (MISSI) reports that the Volume of Production Index (VoPI) for manufacturing grew by 9.3 percent in continue reading : MANUFACTURING OUTLOOK REMAINS STRONG IN Q1 2017

Manufacturing scores double-digit growth in 2016

MANILA – Manufacturing output posted double-digit growth in both December 2016 and full-year 2016 due to increase in production of petroleum products, food manufactures, and transport equipment, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). Based on the Philippine Statistics Authority’s Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries (MISSI) for December 2016, the Volume of continue reading : Manufacturing scores double-digit growth in 2016

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 continue reading : Manufacturing maintains strong growth in November 2016

MANUFACTURING SUSTAINS GROWTH IN OCTOBER 2016

MANILA — Manufacturing output continued its rapid growth in October 2016 due to higher production of petroleum products, non-electrical machineries, and transport equipment, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “In order to support the manufacturing sector’s continued growth, the government efforts to improve the business climate must be sustained,” said Socioeconomic Planning continue reading : MANUFACTURING SUSTAINS GROWTH IN OCTOBER 2016

Manufacturing sustains strong growth in July 2016

MANILA— Production of transport equipment, construction-related goods, and food pushed the manufacturing sector to another strong growth in July 2016, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “The upbeat private consumption and investments continued to drive manufacturing growth. This growth shows that our economy has remained resilient to the continuing weakness in global continue reading : Manufacturing sustains strong growth in July 2016

Construction-related production boosts manufacturing in June 2016

MANILA— The country’s manufacturing sector posted strong growth in the first half of 2016, as production of construction-related manufactures recovered in June 2016, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). In the Philippine Statistics Authority’s Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries for June 2016, the Volume of Production Index (VoPI) grew by 8.5 continue reading : Construction-related production boosts manufacturing in June 2016

Manufacturing sector posts strong growth in Q1 despite March 2016 slowdown

The manufacturing sector’s output recorded a strong growth in the first quarter of the year despite the slow pace posted in March 2016, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). In the Philippine Statistics Authority’s Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries for March 2016, the Volume of Production Index (VoPI) grew by 7.8 continue reading : Manufacturing sector posts strong growth in Q1 despite March 2016 slowdown

Manufacturing sector sustains growth in February 2016

The manufacturing sector continues to grow in February 2016 due to increased production of furniture, food products, and rubber, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). In the Philippine Statistics Authority’s Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries for February 2016, the Volume of Production Index (VoPI) grew by 8.4 percent, a turnaround from continue reading : Manufacturing sector sustains growth in February 2016

Manufacturing sector marks strong growth in January 2016

Growth in the manufacturing sector started strong in 2016 as production of chemical products and food manufactures expanded in January, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). In the Philippine Statistics Authority’s Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries for January 2016, the Volume of Production Index (VoPI) grew by 34.3 percent, nearly seven continue reading : Manufacturing sector marks strong growth in January 2016