Dissecting Data: Steady growth for Philippine economy in 2018


Posted at Jan 24 2019 04:03 PM

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MANILA -- The Philippines' gross domestic product expanded by 6.1 percent in the fourth quarter, bringing average growth for the full year to 6.2 percent.

It was the 15th straight month of expansion even as annual growth was the slowest since 2015. A slowdown in manufacturing was offset by higher growth in the construction sector driven by the government’s Build, Build, Build program.

Bruce Rodriguez breaks down the numbers with ABS-CBN Data Analytics.