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Here's a look back at how inflation moved in 2018, and what the government is planning to do about it
Prices of consumer goods in the country became more expensive than what the government expected last year.In fact, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported in the first week of January that the 2018 average inflation, or the rate of how fast prices ...
Prices of commodities in the country increased by an average of 5.2% in 2018, higher than the government's target range.
The general increase in prices of commodities in the country slowed down in December to 5.1 percent year-on-year, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announced on January 4, Friday.This is a further decline from the previous month’s inflation rate of six percent, but ...
The BSP's consumer confidence index has just turned negative for the first time since President Duterte assumed office.
The overall consumer confidence index, a measure of Filipinos’ sentiment on how their households are faring financially and economically, fell to -7.1 in the third quarter of 2018 from 3.8 in the previous quarter, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).That’s ...
Forbes’ latest Philippines rich list details impact of digital disruption on TV empires
Owning a giant mass media empire remains one of the major paths to vast wealth in the Philippines.This is apparent in Forbes magazine’s 2018 list of 50 richest people in the Philippines, which included major shareholders of the country’s two leading television ...
Using variations in price increases as a guide for your next trip to the grocery or the mall
As inflation hit fresh highs in recent months in part due to lack of cheaper rice varieties sold by the government, the Department of Agriculture suggested consumers should consider shifting to corn, or a mixture of rice and corn, as staple food. ...
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