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Financial Sector Assessment Program

Projected % Change
   2017  2018
Real GDP 6.8 6.9
Consumer Prices 3.6 3.3
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2017)
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Philippines: Financial Position in the Fund

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Philippines and the IMF
Updated August 8, 2017

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IMF Survey Online
August 05, 2013 -- Podcast : Remittances Can Act as Drag on Development
If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of people who send money abroad to friends and relatives, beware!  You may be doing as much harm as good, suggests one IMF economist.  Although these remittances can be a lifeline for families, they can also undermine economic growth. 

March 05, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Positive Signs for Philippines Amid Global Gloom
Along with many countries in Asia, the Philippines has been hit by the fragile global economy. After reaching 7.6 percent in 2010, growth slowed to 3.7 percent in 2011.
March 01, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Confidence High as Philippines Emerges from Downturn
After slowing sharply in 2009, the Philippine economy recovered strongly last year from the global downturn and is poised to post GDP growth of 5 percent for 2011, according to the IMF.