How much did each commodity group contribute to March inflation?

Headline inflation quickened for a second straight month in March as prices of rice continued to surge, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported. Read...

How minimum wages compared across regions in March

(After accounting for inflation) In March, inflation-adjusted wages were 16.7% to 24.2% lower than the current daily minimum wages across the region in the country....

Inflation rates in the Philippines

Headline inflation quickened for a second straight month in March as prices of rice continued to surge, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported. Read...

March rice inflation soars to 15-year high

Headline inflation quickened for a second straight month in March as prices of rice continued to surge, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported. Read...

Philippines’ mental health improves in 2023

The Philippines scored an average Mental Health Quotient (MHQ) of 78.44 in the 2023 edition of the Mental State of the World Report by...

UN ESCAP GDP growth forecasts for Southeast Asian Economies

THE Philippine economy is expected to grow 6% this year, according to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific...

Philippine Merchandise Trade Performance (Annual)

THE record trade deficit posted in 2023 has been revised upward to $52.59 billion from the $52.42 billion initially reported, the Philippine Statistics Authority...

Philippines maintains its place in global intellectual property rankings

The Philippines retained its 37th spot out of 55 economies in the 2024 International Intellectual Property (IP) Index by the US Chamber of Commerce’s...

National Government outstanding debt

THE National Government’s (NG) outstanding debt hit a fresh high of P15.18 trillion as of end-February, the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) reported. Read...

16 Richest Filipinos in Forbes’ 2024 World’s Billionaires List

FILIPINO TYCOON Manuel B. Villar, Jr. is now ranked among the top 200 richest people in the world, as his estimated net worth surged...

Can domestic savings cover the country’s increasing investment needs?

The savings-investment gap (S-I) gap, the difference between gross domestic savings and gross capital formation, reflects a country’s ability to finance its overall investment...

Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) of select ASEAN economies, March 2024

PHILIPPINE factory activity expanded at a slower pace in March, as production contracted for the first time since July 2022, a survey by S&P...