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What's ideal monthly income for family of 4?

Jun 28, 2016 - 5:07 PM

NEDA envisions a family income that will allow Filipinos to own a house a car send kids to school and take vacations

EATING LESS. A Filipino couple tries to feed their children as they share a bowl of rice at a roadside in an urban poor district of Quezon City. File photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

Most Aquino Cabinet members richer in 2015

Jun 22, 2016 - 5:33 PM

The assets lists of 5 Cabinet members are not yet available: Foreign Affairs Secretary Jose Rene Almendras Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya Justice Secretary Emmanuel Caparas Trade Secretary Adrian Cristobal and Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Emmanuel Esguerra

SALN. Most members of the Aquino Cabinet grew richer in 2015. File photo by Benhur Arcayan/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

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

PH imports up 1.2% in February

Apr 26, 2016 - 4:27 PM

This growth indicates that amid a global economic slowdown domestic demand especially investments remains strong says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Emmanuel Esguerra

PH merchandise exports down 4.5% in February

Apr 12, 2016 - 5:51 PM

Weak global demand continues to push down Philippine export growth but this is expected to persist only within the near term says NEDA

Inflation up 1.1% in March

Apr 05, 2016 - 7:10 PM

Higher prices are recorded for meat fish and eggs while rice prices continue to decline

PH imports surge to highest growth in 5 years

Mar 23, 2016 - 2:20 PM

Imports grow by 30 8 – a figure that indicates strong economic activity in the country says NEDA

NEDA: More Filipinos employed in Jan 2016

Mar 12, 2016 - 12:12 PM

Labor groups say more jobs are being generated for the 2016 elections but they expect unemployment to rise again after the polls

MORE JOBS. Government data show that employment among Filipinos improved in January 2016. Photo by Roy Lagarde/Rappler

PH exports dip by 3% in December 2015

Feb 10, 2016 - 3:06 PM

The National Economic and Development Authority attributes the drop to lower sales in manufactures agro based and mineral products which tempered higher earnings from petroleum products

LOWER EXPORTS. The export of manufactured goods declined by 1.8% in December 2015, after posting a slight improvement of 3.6% in November 2015. File photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

Aquino appoints Esguerra as acting NEDA chief

Feb 01, 2016 - 1:41 PM

UPDATED His appointment comes as predecessor Arsenio Balisacan moves on to the Philippine Competition Commission

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PH manufacturing slowdown continues in May

Jul 10, 2015 - 5:30 PM

The country s manufacturing production in terms of volume contracts by 3 1 in May from 12 7 growth a year ago

RESURGENCE. The Philippines aims to become a regional automotive production hub by offering fiscal and non-fiscal perks to automakers. File photo by Romeo Gacad / Agence France-Presse

PH exports post sharpest drop in nearly 4 years

Jul 10, 2015 - 3:48 PM

The National Economic and Development Authority says the latest export figures signal a slowdown of the global economy which should prompt Philippine authorities to implement mitigating measures

EXPORTS SLUMP. NEDA urges policy makers to be vigilant following the May 2015 Philippine export figures. File photo by Agence France-Presse

APEC senior officials to build on priorities set in China

Feb 06, 2015 - 4:13 PM

The priorities revolve around advancing regional economic integration promoting innovative development economic reform and growth strengthening comprehensive connectivity and infrastructure development

Strong peso to erode PH competitiveness - Balisacan

Nov 28, 2012 - 7:50 PM

The economic official says the strong peso is affecting exporters earnings and the purchasing power of overseas Filipino workers

Aquino appoints another UP prof in Neda

Jul 08, 2012 - 3:01 PM

President Aquino appointed another University of the Philippines UP economic professor to the economic planning agency