Philippine imports jump 22.6 percent in JuneStaff writer ▼ | August 26, 2015
Philippine imports recovered in June, posting a 22.6 percent increase from a year ago level, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said.
Asia The Philippine Statistics Authority:
These increases together made up for the continuing decline in the import value of mineral fuels and lubricants, which dropped 21. 9 percent in June.
However, for the first semester, imports amounted to 30.724 billion U.S. dollars, a 2.8 percent decrease compared with 31.611 billion U.S. dollars in the same period of last year. ■