THE PHILIPPINE electronics industry is holding on to an export growth target of about six percent this year as the negative factors that weighed on sales in 2016 have dissipated and demand from foreign markets has improved. Read the full story. Continue reading Which cities are costliest for expatriates?
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FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) commitments dropped in the first three months from a year ago, extending their streak of contraction to three consecutive quarters. Read the full story. Continue reading Total approved foreign investment pledges by Investment promotion agency
REMITTANCES slipped in April to the lowest level in over a year as a number of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia went home, the central bank said yesterday. Read the full story. Continue reading Overseas Filipinos’ cash remittances