Philippine growth - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine growth


New poverty data: Is poverty falling fast enough?

Oct 29, 2016 - 4:00 PM

UPDATED Over the course of almost a decade we ve seen a yearly reduction of the number of poor people by just 80 000 per year

World Bank cuts 2016 global growth forecast to 2.4%

Jun 08, 2016 - 3:25 PM

Commodity exporting nations are particularly hit but expectations for the Philippines and East Asia stay the same

Economists maintain 2016 growth projections despite strong start

May 23, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Growth is expected to slow in the second half of the year as the Philippines transitions to a new president and faces global headwinds

PH GDP grows 6.9% Q1 2016

May 19, 2016 - 10:05 AM

3rd UPDATE This makes the Philippines the fastest growing economy in the region ahead of regional giant China

Tough global environment drags ADB's PH growth forecast

Mar 30, 2016 - 12:05 PM

ADB says private consumption will still be the main driver of the Philippine economy in 2016 although the impact of El Niño might set it back

LOWERS FORECAST. Philippine economic growth is projected to pick up with higher investment and consumption

PH ‘strong performer’ in 2015

May 14, 2015 - 6:07 PM

The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific forecasts a 6 5 economic growth for the country this year

Weak governance cripples Asia's economic boom

Sep 29, 2014 - 8:59 PM

An ADB study says addressing governance issues would result in poverty reduction human development gender equality infrastructure quality and water security

'PH growth depends on speed of Haiyan rehab'

Mar 17, 2014 - 6:15 PM

The World Bank sees the Philippines growing within or near targets this year and next but says growth will depend on the progress of typhoon reconstruction efforts

RAVAGED. Galvanized iron liters a rice field after it was blown off from houses at the height of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the town center of Hernani, Eastern Samar province in the central Philippines on November 18, 2013, over a week after the storm devastated the area. AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE

What happens to PH if US defaults?

Oct 17, 2013 - 12:20 AM

For every percentage point rise in US interest rates Philippine interest rates rise by 0 80 percentage point

NOT OPEN FOR BUSINESS. The United States federal government went into a partial shutdown October 1, 2013, after Congress failed to pass a budget bill. In this photo, a stop sign is seen next to the US Congress building in Washington DC, September 30, 2013. AFP/Mladen Antonov

Lessons from history for President Aquino

Feb 18, 2013 - 7:52 AM

Take on the oligarchs open strategic sectors to competition and deal with a strong peso

FEF President Mr. Chikiamco

HIGHLIGHTS: PH soaring economy, looking back and forward

Feb 13, 2013 - 8:16 AM

This soaring economy s top policy makers and decision makers will report on how the Philippines achieved the 6 6 growth in 2012 and its big push for an investment grade status this 2013

Mathematics and economic pie

Feb 28, 2012 - 3:23 PM

Growth targets are not enough We need a more inclusive market economy