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Calamities seen as major threat to emerging markets

Global warming has been tagged as one of the biggest threats to the health of emerging markets in the 21st century, especially for emerging markets like the Philippines that still relies on the weather-sensitive agriculture industry.

Posted: May 17th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Foreign investment pledges dropped in Q4

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Foreign investment pledges fell in the fourth quarter, when natural calamities hit the country and elicited concerns over their impact on the economy.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Calamities expected to hit PH economy

Ducks swim beside damaged homes and trees at typhoon-ravaged Tolosa town, Leyte province, on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry expects the economy’s growth to slow down to about 6 to 6.5 percent this year, stunted largely by the calamities that struck the Visayas in the second half of this year.  AP

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the country’s largest business organization, expects the economy’s growth to slow down to about 6 to 6.5 percent this year, stunted largely by the calamities that struck the Visayas in the second half of this year.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

BSP says inflation increase temporary

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The effects of recent natural calamities on consumer prices will likely be short-lived as reconstruction efforts address infrastructure bottlenecks that constrict the supply of food and other key commodities.

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Gov’t eyes insurance against calamities

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The government is considering availing itself of an insurance plan that will ease the financial burden brought about by relief and reconstruction activities following calamities.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

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