UN unit sees PH economy growing by 6.5% in ’19

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (Unescap) expects the Philippine economy to grow by 6.5 percent this year despite slowing growth across the region amid trade tensions between the United States and China.   In the Asean, the gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast for the Philippines was exceeded by Myanmar's 7.2 percent, Cambodia's 7 percent, Laos' 6.8 percent and Vietnam's 6.7 percent, according to Unescap's flagship "Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2019: Ambitions beyond growth" report which was released on Thursday.   Unescap's updated growth forecast for the Philippines was higher than last year'...Keep on reading: UN unit sees PH economy growing by 6.5% in ’19
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