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502 words • intermediate • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"MAKATI, Aug. 15 -- Total Gross Revenue Index of key industries grew by 7.4 percent in the first quarter of 2015, higher than the 6.3 percent growth posted a year ago. The positive growth of the index was led by Real Estate, Transportation & Communi..."

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210 words • intermediate • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"Singapore's producer prices continued to decline in July although at a slightly slower pace than in the previous month, figures from the Department of Statistics showed Friday. The manufactured products price index dropped 8.0 percent year-over-year..."
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411 words • intermediate • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"Industrial output in South Korea climbed 2.5 percent on month in May, Statistics Korea said on Thursday. That beat forecasts for a flat reading following the 0.8 percent decline in April. On a yearly basis, industrial production climbed 4.3 percent..."

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207 words • intermediate • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Malta's producer prices dropped for the sixth straight month in June, figures from the National Statistics Office showed Tuesday. The industrial producer price index fell 2.76 percent year-over-year in June, slower than previous month's 2.96 percent..."

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197 words • advanced • 2 years, 4 months ago
business
"With declines in both residential and nonresidential spending, total U.S. construction spending fell for a third consecutive month in June. Spending fell 0.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.133 trillion, according to preliminary d..."

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153 words • intermediate • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Makedonski Telekom maintained a leading position in the market for fixed voice services with a share of 61.9 percent and 229,000 users, despite a 17 percent annual drop in revenues from voice services. Internet and IPTV revenues increased by 3.4 perc..."
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294 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
finance, business
"Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) ended its 2015 flat with profit inching up 1.1 percent only to P18.23 billion last year from the P18.04 billion in 2014 as expenses almost equaled revenues. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, the ba..."

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412 words • advanced • 2 years, 7 months ago
business
"The electronics industry remained as the country’s top importer for the month of February 2016, with total receipts of $1.518 billion, or 28 percent of the total Philippine imports of $5.414 billion, although imports in for the month declined by 31.7..."

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310 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"The processing industry earned approximately 71.9 billion USD from exports in the first seven months of 2015, up 18.7 percent from last year and contributing 77.9 percent of Vietnams total export revenue, reported an official from the Ministry of Ind..."
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316 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"China Banking Corporation (China Bank) said its consolidated net income rose 8 percent to P3.64 billion in the first nine months of 2015, driven by stronger lending and lower cost of funding. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, the Chin..."
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139 words • intermediate • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Non-oil domestic exports in Singapore were up 4.7 percent on year in June, International Enterprise Singapore said on Thursday. That beat forecasts for an increase of 2.0 percent following the 0.3 percent contraction in May. Electronics exports sur..."

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143 words • intermediate • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Estonia's consumer prices declined for the ninth straight month in February, Statistics Estonia reported Monday. The consumer price index dropped 0.5 percent on a yearly basis, following a 0.6 percent fall in January. Prices of goods and services d..."
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598 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"The Filipinos’ satisfaction with the performance of President Aquino in the past three months further improved in the third quarter Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey results. SWS said 64 percent expressed satisfaction with President Aquino’s work,..."

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206 words • intermediate • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Slovenia's output prices increased for the fifth straight month in June, but at a slower rate than the previous month, figures from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia showed Tuesday. Output prices rose 0.4 percent year-over-year in J..."

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315 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"China's exports slumped 20.6 percent year on year to 821.8 billion yuan (US$126.3 billion) in February while imports dropped 8 percent to 612.3 billion yuan, customs announced on Tuesday. The decline in exports widened from a 6.6 percent decrease in..."
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219 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Despite continued increases in single-family homebuilding, total construction spending in November dipped 0.4 percent to $1.122 trillion. Spending remains 10.5 percent above the year-ago mark, according to preliminary data from the Commerce Departme..."

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304 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"Brazilian operator Oi reported BRL 6.51 billion in third-quarter revenues, down 3.3 percent year-on-year. The company was hurt by the reduction in mobile termination rates and outsourcing its handset operations. EBITDA improved 10.6 percent to BRL 1...."
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1050 words • intermediate • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Filipinos’ expectation of a happy Christmas is highest in 12 years, as seven in 10 Filipinos expressed hope for a happy celebration this year, a survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) showed. In the fourth quarter survey conducted from..."
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181 words • intermediate • 3 years ago
business
"Eurozone producer prices continued its downward trend in October largely due to falling energy prices, Eurostat reported Wednesday. Producer prices decreased at a pace of 3.1 percent in October from last year, but slower than the 3.2 percent decline..."

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204 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
finance, business
"KARACHI: HabibMetro Bank posted a profit before tax of Rs12.5 billion in 2015, registering a year-on-year profitability boost of 71.5 percent, a statement said. The statement said the bank’s shareholders approved the annual financial results at an..."

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