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Falling real wages, more expensive food

September 8, 2019

Inflation is lower but food remains expensive amid declining real wages for many Filipinos.

On the July 2019 inflation

August 7, 2019

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Low inflation unfelt, food still more expensive

July 10, 2019

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Prices still higher now than since start of Duterte admin

July 6, 2019

Research group IBON said that while June inflation has slowed, the prices of basic food items are still higher, especially when compared to prices at the start of the Duterte administration. The wages and incomes of many Filipinos are unable to keep up with the high prices. The group said that food prices will continue […]

Inflation slows but prices still higher than before

May 7, 2019

Inflation slowed in April 2019 but rice, fish, sugar, and many vegetables are still more expensive than last year

Fuel prices cheaper than in 2018 if not for TRAIN

February 14, 2019

Research group IBON said that the fuel prices would be cheaper now than in 2018 without the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. The group said that TRAIN’s additional excise taxes have prevented Filipinos from feeling the benefits of lower global oil prices. Filipinos face even higher prices with the implementation of the […]

High prices, flat real wages remain despite lower inflation – IBON

February 5, 2019

Research group IBON said that the lower inflation figure for January 2019 is welcome, but stressed that prices are still higher compared to last year. Real wages have been stagnant for more than a decade and high prices remain a burden for most Filipino families, said the group. Headline inflation for January 2019 is at […]