The annual headline inflation rate at the national level jumped to 6.4 percent in March from 5.4 percent in February. This was primarily due to... Read more about Summary Inflation Report Consumer Price Index (2000=100) : March 2008.
Year-on-year inflation rate of the General Wholesale Price Index (GWPI) at the national level went up at a slower rate of 6.3 percent in December... Read more about General Wholesale Price Index (1998=100) : December 2007.
Quantity of domestic trade increases, value declines
In the second quarter of 2007, the total quantity of domestic trade transactions... Read more about Commodity Flow in the Philippines : Second Quarter 2007 (Preliminary Results).
Total external trade in goods for January 2008 reached $9.217 billion, representing a 16.8 percent increment from $7.891 billion during the same... Read more about External Trade Performance : January 2008.
Value of Production still on its downtrend in January 2008
Value of Production Index (VaPI) for the manufacturing industry continued its... Read more about Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries : January 2008.
The unemployment rate in January 2008 was estimated at 7.4 percent. Among the regions, the NCR had the highest unemployment rate. It registered a... Read more about Employment Rate Estimated at 92.6 Percent in January 2008 Results from the January 2008 Labor Force Survey (LFS).
Number of approved building permits slides by 13.2 percent
The total number of approved building permits nationwide reached 23,045 during... Read more about Construction Statistics from Approved Building Permits : Second Quarter 2007 (Preliminary Results).
Export earnings in January 2008 inched up by 6.4 percent to $4.241 billion from $3.987 billion in January 2007. However, a decline of 5.2 percent... Read more about Merchandise Export Performance : January 2008.
Producer Price Index increases at a slower rate
The Producer Price Index (PPI, 2000 = 100) for the manufacturing industry registered a... Read more about Producer Price Survey : January 2008.
The seasonally adjusted CPI of FBT in NCR and AONCR correspondingly moved up to 137.2 and 143.0 in February from their respective January levels... Read more about Seasonally Adjusted Consumer Price Index (2000=100) : February 2008.