This web page presents information about the work of the IMF in the Philippines, including the activities of the IMF Resident Representative Office. Additional information can be found on the Philippines and IMF country page, including IMF reports and Executive Board documents that deal with the Philippines.

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At a Glance

At a Glance : Philippines's Relations with the IMF

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Office Activities


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Regional Economic Outlook

Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook

Following robust growth in the first half of 2016, the near-term outlook for Asia remains strong. Accommodative policies and a recent easing of financial conditions will underpin domestic demand, offsetting weak export growth. GDP growth is forecast to be broadly stable at 5.4 percent in 2016 and 5.3 percent in 2017. Asia continues to face downside risks amid headwinds that can significantly impact medium-term growth prospects.

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