Projections 2017

BSP keeps rates steady but hikes inflation forecasts

Published by rudy Date posted on August 11, 2017

by Philippine Daily Inquirer, Aug 11, 2017 Monetary authorities yesterday kept key policy rates steady but slightly raised inflation forecasts for the next three years mainly on expectations of higher oil prices.

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IMF cuts Philippines GDP forecast to 6.6%

Published by rudy Date posted on August 9, 2017

By Lawrence Agcaoili (The Philippine Star), Aug 9, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) slashed anew its economic growth forecasts for the Philippines after weak private consumption pulled down gross domestic product (GDP) expansion in the first quarter.

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PH economy seen facing risk of overheating

Published by rudy Date posted on June 14, 2017

By: Ben O. de Vera , Philippine Daily Inquirer, Jun 14, 2017 Singapore’s biggest bank has warned that amid robust growth, the Philippine economy is at risk of overheating.

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Philippine economy to lead ASEAN growth: Standard Chartered

Published by rudy Date posted on April 21, 2017

ABS-CBN News, Apr 21 2017 MANILA – The Philippine economy will likely grow 6.8 percent this year, Standard Chartered said Friday, in the most recent affirmation that the country will outpace its Southeast Asian peers.

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Published by rudy Date posted on April 7, 2017

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PHL growth to slow, outdo many in Asia

Published by rudy Date posted on April 7, 2017

by Janine Marie D. Soliman, Businessworld, Apr 7, 2017 PHILIPPINE gross domestic product (GDP) growth will likely ease this year — the only Southeast Asian economy that will do so from 2016 — in the face of external headwinds, but the country will still outperform many in Asia and most regional averages, according to the…

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PHL rating affirmed, GDP forecast hiked

Published by rudy Date posted on March 30, 2017

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez, Businessworld, Mar 30, 2017 THE PHILIPPINES yesterday got a shot in the arm amid nagging political noise, as Fitch Ratings, Inc. affirmed the country’s credit standing and S&P Global Ratings raised its growth forecast anew.

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DoF bets on 6.5%-7% economic growth this yr

Published by rudy Date posted on January 31, 2017

BY MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, TMT, Manila Times, Jan. 31, 2017 The Department of Finance (DOF) expects the economy to grow by between 6.5 percent and 7 percent this year, citing brisk domestic production, a healthy foreign exchange buffer, a strong banking system and a young and educated workforce.

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