Where does the Philippines source most of its imported goods?

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By Carmina Angelica V. Olano, Researcher

China, Japan and South Korea remained as the country’s top source of imports, accounting for 39% of the total from January to April this year, preliminary data from the Philippine Statistics Authority showed.

The value of imports from China and South Korea posted double-digit annual growths of 14.7% and 37%, respectively. Meanwhile, imports from Japan dropped 7.1% from the same period year ago.

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