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Philippines’ July manufacturing growth slowest in five months

Manufacturing activity in the Philippines decelerated further in July, reaching the lowest reading in five months, as demand softens, according to an IHS Markit...

Some US manufacturers feeling trade war pinch: survey

Washington -- Some US manufacturers are delaying investments and raising prices as President Donald Trump escalates trade wars with key US economic partners but...

June factory growth buoys Q2 reading

IMPROVEMENT in manufacturing activity eased in June from the preceding month as increases in output and new orders ebbed, according to the latest survey IHS Markit conducted for Nikkei, Inc. that nevertheless showed last month’s “solid” growth pushing the second quarter’s average Purchasing Managers’ Index reading higher than that of January-March.

The biggest employers in the manufacturing industry

By Jochebed B. Gonzales, Senior Researcher Manufacturing makes up more than a fifth of the Philippine economy. In 2015, manufacturing establishments in the formal economy generated...

Where do we find the most number of unpaid laborers in...

By Jochebed B. Gonzales, Senior Researcher Unpaid workers are workers who do not receive regular pay, which is either the working owners themselves or the...

Electronics firms brace for higher tax cost

ELECTRONICS companies in the country -- a key driver of merchandise exports -- are bracing for bigger costs once planned changes to current fiscal incentives are implemented.

PHL helps spur ASEAN factory activity

THE PHILIPPINES stayed second in terms of manufacturing performance in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in May, despite logging its best Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) reading so far for the year.

Factory activity best in five months

PHILIPPINE manufacturing activity saw “solid improvement” in May, picking up for the third straight month on growing demand despite “intensified” cost pressures passed on to customers via higher prices, according to the latest monthly tracking IHS Market conducted for Nikkei, Inc.

PHL factory growth picks up pace in May — Nikkei

By Elijah Joseph C. Tubayan, Reporter PHILIPPINE manufacturing activity saw a "solid improvement" last month to record its highest level so far this year, as demand...

URC to build P1-B Vita Soy facility

UNIVERSAL ROBINA Corp. (URC) is investing around P1 billion to build a new facility that will locally produce its Vita Soy drinks, its chairman said.

Philippines’ PMI improves in April

Philippines’ manufacturing activity improved in April as output and new orders picked up the pace on both the local and foreign fronts even as...

Factories churn out more output in February – its fastest since...

Factory production expanded in February to its fastest pace in almost 8 years, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported this morning. Preliminary results of the...

China October factory growth slows more than expected on smog war,...

BEIJING – Growth in China’s manufacturing sector cooled more than expected in October in the face of tighter pollution rules that are forcing many...