Year-on-year inflation rate based on the General Wholesale Price Index (GWPI) went up by 1.5 percentage points to 6.5 percent in March from 5.0... Read more about General Wholesale Price Index (1998=100) : February and March 2004.
Majority of establishments had an average total employment of less than 20
1. There were 40,257 establishments engaged in the other... Read more about 2000 Census of Philippine Business and Industry (CPBI) - Other Community, Social, and Personal Services : Preliminary Results.
Among the major groups of electronic products, components/devices (Semiconductors) dominated the groupings with 44.0 percent share to total... Read more about Merchandise Export Performance : April 2004.
Quantity of domestic trade increased; value decreased
The total quantity of domestic trade in fourth quarter 2003 increased by 37.3... Read more about Commodity Flow in the Philippines : Fourth Quarter 2003 (Preliminary Results).
Value of Production Index (VaPI) for the manufacturing industry on a year-on-year comparison fell by 6.1 percent in March 2004, according to the... Read more about Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries : March 2004.
Total external trade in goods for January to March 2004 amounted to $18.945 billion representing an increase of 6.4 percent from $17.812 billion... Read more about External Trade Performance : March 2004.
The seasonally adjusted CPI of FBT in NCR and AONCR correspondingly picked up to 160.8 and 164.8 in April from their respective March levels of... Read more about Seasonally Adjusted Consumer Price Index (1994=100) : April 2004.
On an annual basis, headline inflation rate went up by 0.3 percentage point to 4.1 percent in April from 3.8 percent in March. This was mainly... Read more about Summary Inflation Report Consumer Price Index (1994=100) : April 2004.
Registered export earnings for March 2004 went up by 7.1 percent to $3.350 billion from $3.129 billion during the same period of 2003.
Approved building permits post a 21.4 percent growth
Approved building permits nationwide summed up to 27,314 applications during the... Read more about Construction Statistics from Approved Building Permits : Fourth Quarter 2003 (Preliminary Results).