Philippines : Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

June 22, 1998

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This Selected Issues paper reviews the economic development in the Philippines during the 1990s. Growth, which virtually came to a halt in the early 1990s, picked up in 1993 and accelerated steadily to almost 7 percent by end-1996, fueled by an expansion in exports and investment. At the same time, the fiscal position strengthened, inflation was successfully brought down to single digits, and with large capital inflows, particularly in 1996, gross international reserves rose to record levels. This reversal of economic fortunes was largely the result of major reforms undertaken in the past decade.

Series:

Country Report No. 98/49

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

June 22, 1998

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451831214/1934-7685

Stock No:

1PHLEA0011998

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

62

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