Consumer Expectations Survey - updates

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Inflation, water crisis weaken consumer outlook in Q2 2019

Jun 25, 2019 - 7:25 PM

Consumers were pessimistic, but businesses were upbeat for the 2nd quarter of 2019, according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas surveys

Consumers turn gloomy over Philippine economy in Q3 2018

Sep 07, 2018 - 8:13 PM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' consumer expectation report reveals that Filipinos are now pessimistic on the economy

Consumer confidence improves in Q2 2018

Jun 10, 2018 - 12:40 PM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas attributes this to optimism on income and jobs, among others, though consumers still think prices of goods will rise further

This photo taken on April 11, 2018, shows vegetable vendors dealing with customers at an overpass in Manila. The Asian Development Bank lifted its outlook for growth in developing Asia this year thanks to a pick-up in the global export demand but it warned of risks from a potential China-US trade war. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

Inflation concerns weaken consumer sentiment in Q1 2018

Mar 26, 2018 - 9:00 PM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says the overall confidence index dropped to 1.7% in the 1st quarter of 2018 from 9.5% in the 4th quarter of 2017, as consumers fear higher prices and low income

Filipino consumers less optimistic in Q1

Mar 25, 2017 - 7:47 PM

Based on the results of the 1st Quarter Consumer Expectation Survey the consumer confidence index slipped to 8 7 from a record high 9 2 in the fourth quarter of 2016

The latest BSP Consumer Expectation Survey reported lower consumer confidence levels for all 3 readings of the current quarter, next quarter, and coming year.

PH consumer confidence hits new record for the holidays

Dec 11, 2016 - 10:45 PM

Confidence for Q4 2016 is buoyed by expectations of more jobs higher salaries and the government s promise to end contractualization Households however are less optimistic about 2017

PH consumer confidence at all-time high for Q3 2016

Sep 09, 2016 - 7:49 PM

The BSP s Q3 Consumer Expectations Survey turns positive for the first time boosted by strong economic growth and the Duterte administration s emphasis on peace and order

PH consumers' sentiment highest in 2 years – BSP

Dec 12, 2015 - 2:18 PM

While it is one of the highest ratings since 2007 It is still negative meaning there are more pessimists out there than optimists says the BSP Deputy Governor

FAVORABLE OUTLOOK.  The more favorable outlook in the fourth quarter Consumer Expectations Survey 2015 is due to expectations of more jobs and increase in the number of working family members, as well as additional income with the release of Christmas bonus and 13th month pay. Image from Facebook page of Tutuban Center

Filipino consumers more pessimistic in Q2 2015

Jun 12, 2015 - 1:36 PM

Filipinos however expect to save and spend more in the second quarter than the first 3 months of the year the BSP says

Consumer confidence edges higher to -17.3% in the 2nd quarter

Jun 14, 2014 - 10:52 AM

The number of households with optimistic outlook increases but many still think otherwise

OPTIMISTIC. The Filipino consumers’ optimism continues to improve in the second quarter at -17.3%, BSP reports, Friday, June 13. From BSP Consumer Expectations Survey 2Q 2014

More want to buy car, house as consumer confidence soars

Jun 14, 2013 - 5:10 PM

Consumers consider the 2nd quarter a favorable time to buy big ticket items including real estate properties consumer durables and motor vehicles

Consumer confidence hits a bump in Q1 2013

Mar 29, 2013 - 3:57 PM

Number of Filipinos confident in the economy s performance slightly decreased in the first quarter of 2013 to 11 2 from 10 4 in the same period in 2012

Filipino consumer sentiment improves in Q3

Sep 15, 2012 - 8:58 PM

But the confidence index still remained in negative territory indicating there are more pessimistic than optimistic consumers