• Philippines inflation rate rose 3.8% from a year earlier in April, the Philippine Statistics Authority said in a statement on its website.
  • Transport +2.6% y/y vs +2.1% in March
  • Food and non-alcoholic beverages +6% y/y vs +5.6% previous month
  • Information/Communication +0.5% y/y vs +0.4% in March
  • Inflation in national capital region +2.8% y/y vs +3.3% in
  • Core consumer prices rose 3.2% y/y
  • Capital region consumer prices rose 2.8% y/y
  • Consumer prices rose 3.4% y/y in January to April
  • Food and drinks prices drove up inflation