MANILA -ThePhilippineeconomy expanded lower than anticipated within the second quarter, however at tempo nonetheless consistent with the official 2022 progress goal, giving the central financial institution leeway to additional tighten financial coverage to curb red-hot inflation.
The Southeast Asian nation’s gross home product was 7.4 % greater within the June quarter than a 12 months earlier, rising extra slowly than the downwardly revised 8.2 % annual price seen within the earlier quarter and the median 8.6 % forecast in a Reuters ballot.
It was the slowest progress in three quarters however the second-fastest thus far in Asia for the second quarter, Financial Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan stated.
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Carry on studying: Philippine GDP grew slower than anticipated in Q2