• The Philippines’ current account deficit widened to $5.8b in 3Q from $974m deficit a year ago, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  • 3Q current account deficit was equivalent to 6.2% of the country’s GDP, driven by wider trade gap
  • Current account deficit at $17.8b in January-September, wider than $2.3b gap in the same period last year, central bank says