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Sunday, December 17, 2017 | MANILA, PHILIPPINES
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Q2 sustained fast GDP growth — poll

ECONOMISTS expect gross domestic product (GDP) growth last quarter to have been sustained past six percent on the back of higher government spending, as well as improved trade and farm output.

Trade gap narrows as exports inch up

EXTERNAL TRADE in goods and manufacturing likely delivered a smaller contribution to economic growth in the second quarter compared with the first three months of the year, based on data released by the government yesterday.

Trade, factory data back growth hopes

MERCHANDISE EXPORTS grew by double-digit pace for the third straight month, while factory output increased at a faster clip in May, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported yesterday, supporting hopes for robust second-quarter economic growth.


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