core inflation - updates

Rappler's latest stories on core inflation


Higher fuel, food prices push PH inflation in October to 3-year high

Nov 07, 2017 - 3:26 PM

The Philippine inflation rate of 3.5% in October 2017 is the highest since November 2014, when it registered 3.7%

A costumer buys vegetables at a market in Manila on January 4, 2013. The Philippines' inflation rate fell to a five-year low last year, the government said Friday, helping efforts to hold down interest rates and boost economic growth. Consumer prices expanded by 3.2 percent for the entire 2012, substantially lower than the 4.6 percent recorded in 2011, the National Statistics Office said. AFP PHOTO / JAY DIRECTO / AFP PHOTO / JAY DIRECTO

Rising food prices push PH inflation higher in September

Oct 05, 2017 - 1:45 PM

(UPDATED) Faster price increases are recorded for corn, fish, and vegetables, among others, based on data from the Philippine Statistics Authority

Inflation rises to 3.1% in August

Sep 05, 2017 - 5:40 PM

The National Economic and Development Authority attributes the increase to higher prices of food transportation water electricity and gas

February inflation dips to 4-month low

Mar 05, 2016 - 10:10 AM

BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr says the February inflation outturn continues to support BSP s outlook of within target inflation over the next two years

FOOD PRICES. Slower increases in food prices from adequate domestic supply ease inflation in the previous quarter, the central bank reports

Inflation eases in January, thanks to lower oil prices

Feb 06, 2016 - 3:18 AM

Headline inflation slows down to 1 3 year on year in January from 1 5 in December 2015

GOOD NEWS. A low inflation rate is welcome news because it implies lower cost of doing business and greater purchasing power, among others

PH 2015 inflation settles at 1.4%

Jan 05, 2016 - 4:06 PM

While expected it is still below the government s 2015 target of 2 4 but upward price movements push December inflation to 1 5

EXPECTED. Favorable supply-side factors such as relatively lower domestic retail prices of corn, oil, and rice, lower international oil prices, and the contraction in the prices of housing and other utilities contribute to full-year 2015 inflation of 1.4%.

Inflation kicks up to 1.1% in November

Dec 05, 2015 - 11:45 AM

November s inflation is within the 0 4 to 1 1 forecast of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

WITHIN FORECAST. BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr says November's inflation signals that his office's stance of policy right now is appropriate

Inflation steady at 0.4% in October

Nov 05, 2015 - 4:41 PM

The current low inflation environment is expected to continue throughout 2015 due to ample food supply and low oil prices says NEDA chief Arsenio Balisacan

WITHIN TARGET. “Our current runs show inflation is possibly bottoming out, and it will gradually move to within target range in 2016 and 2017,” BSP Governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr says in a text message.

Inflation hits another all-time low

Sep 04, 2015 - 5:00 PM

The 0 6 August 2015 inflation brings the year to date headline inflation to 1 7 below the target range of 2 4 set by the government for the year

Inflation eases to record-breaking 1.2% in June

Jul 07, 2015 - 6:09 PM

The latest inflation rate defies economists’ expectations that it would not go any lower than 1 6 the record for May 2014

Philippine inflation unlikely to go lower than 1.6%

Jun 07, 2015 - 7:32 PM

Economists cite the good and the bad of inflation hitting a 20 year low

GOOD AND BAD. The lower-than-expected Philippine inflation rate in May has its positive and negative implications, economists say. File photo by Rappler

May inflation drops to 1.6%, lowest in 20 years

Jun 05, 2015 - 2:10 PM

Sufficient supply of key food items lower electricity and fuel prices ease inflation NEDA reports

Inflation down 2.2% in April

May 05, 2015 - 1:56 PM

Cutbacks in electricity food and fuel prices ease inflation in April