Asia

30 Aug 17
The country has 1.9 million unemployed persons.
25 Aug 17
Export growth failed to meet expectations.
24 Aug 17
It’s been heading downwards for the past five months.
24 Aug 17
The country's CPI also hiked up by 3.2%.
24 Aug 17
Lendings and deposit facility rates also fell by 25bps.
23 Aug 17
But the retail sector is likely to start losing momentum.
22 Aug 17
It is the best growth in almost five years.
22 Aug 17
Surplus in goods accounts increased its current account balance.
22 Aug 17
Tourism receipts in July reached US$4.7b.
22 Aug 17
Its services and manufacturing sectors have boosted the economy.
18 Aug 17
Thanks to higher domestic consumption and government spending.
18 Aug 17
Chemicals exports led growth with 14.9% rate.
17 Aug 17
Blame an oil and gas deficit of US$604m.
16 Aug 17
GDP is still growing faster than the annual target of 6.5% despite the slowdown.
15 Aug 17
Index growths among all commodity groups turned positive.
15 Aug 17
Domestic demand was the main driver of GDP growth.
15 Aug 17
It’s the fourth consecutive month of slowdown.
14 Aug 17
BSP also raised its inflation expectations for 2017 and 2018.
14 Aug 17
Industrial output remained strong thanks to manufacturing, mining, and electricity sectors.
10 Aug 17
The fields of construction and machinery got dragged into contraction.
10 Aug 17
Its communications business field improved the most at 10.9%.
10 Aug 17
This has been the highest amount in two years.
9 Aug 17
Some of its recent policies focus on outbound investment.
8 Aug 17
And headline inflation rose to 2.8%.
7 Aug 17
Net exports rose 34.7% to 24.1b in Q2.
7 Aug 17
Blame weak demand from overseas.
4 Aug 17
Its central bank's net short forex positions dropped for two months.
4 Aug 17
Blame the low new orders and export sales.
3 Aug 17
It’s the lowest since February.
3 Aug 17
Costly transportation and accommodation pushed tourists away.
2 Aug 17
Weak demand and sales deteriorate manufacturing conditions.
2 Aug 17
But exports posted the slowest growth in three quarters.
1 Aug 17
It’s the lowest reading since January 2017.
1 Aug 17
It treads near the legal limit of 3%.
31 Jul 17
Dwindling export orders halt the index from rising.
31 Jul 17
Extreme weather change and maintenance hindered manufacturing growth.
31 Jul 17
Automobile growth breathed back life into the sector.
31 Jul 17
Imports also increased 30.4% in May.
31 Jul 17
Higher demand for electronics could be pulling the country up.
31 Jul 17
Bleak output, wages, and outlook are halting growth in the country.