Inflation picks up to 2.7% in July

Credit to Author: Anna Leah E. Gonzales| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 16:30:20 +0000

The country’s headline inflation accelerated for the second straight month to 2.7 percent in July from 2.5 percent in June on the back of higher transportation fares, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announced on Wednesday. The latest figure is higher than the 2.4 percent posted in the same month last year, and puts the year-to-date […]

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Trade gap narrows to $1.3B in June

Credit to Author: Anna Leah E. Gonzales| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 16:28:34 +0000

The country’s trade deficit shrank to $1.30 billion in June from a month and a year earlier as exports and imports continued to fall by double digits, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Wednesday. Data from the statistics agency showed that the gap was 1.5 percent and 50.6 percent smaller than the $1.32 billion […]

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Farm output grew 0.5% in April to June

Credit to Author: Eireene Jairee Gomez| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 16:25:14 +0000

The country’s agricultural production improved by 0.5 percent in the second quarter of 2020, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Wednesday in spite of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) forecast of a contraction on the back of the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the sector. “We are happy…with this growth, as we were expecting a […]

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Govt lowers Q1 growth rate to -0.7%

Credit to Author: Anna Leah E. Gonzales| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 16:24:29 +0000

The country’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate for the first quarter of 2020 was revised downward to -0.7 percent from -0.2 percent, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). In a report on Wednesday, the statistics agency said it revised “the GDP estimates based on an approved revision policy [that] is consistent with international […]

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New Nissan Ariya EV — Promoted From Concept To Promise

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 04:08:04 +0000

On Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Yokohama, Japan, the first big EV news from Nissan in about 10 years was shared with the world. Am I over the top with this statement? Probably, but I have forgotten how many years we have waited for this companion to the Nissan Leaf

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19× More Invested In EVs & EV Batteries In Europe Last Year Than In 2018

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 16:43:51 +0000

According to a Transport & Environment report, Europe poured €60 billion into EV production and EV battery production in 2019, a whopping 19 times more money than it put into them in

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Renault Zoe Returns To #1 In France

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 03:30:56 +0000

With the overall French market slowly returning to normal (last month it was down just 50%), plugin vehicle sales are also returning to form, with registrations up a splendid 77% year over year in May, to 7,167 units

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10 Bonus EV Battery Stories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 11:10:58 +0000

There is much EV battery news out there. Some of it is hard to decipher, some is misleading, and some is just downright cool. Here are 10 recent stories that couldn’t quite catch their own headline here on CleanTechnica but seemed worth highlighting

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Peugeot 208 EV Beats Renault Zoe In Pandemic-Disrupted French EV Market — April 2020

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 20 May 2020 02:05:30 +0000

While the overall French market ground to a halt due to the coronavirus lockdown (-89% year over year), plugins were down just 66%, with fully electric vehicles (BEVs) faring slightly better, down only -62%. That allowed BEVs to have 74% of the plugin market last month, slightly better than this year’s average of 73%

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PSA seeks bidders on PhilSys systems integrator

Credit to Author: Anna Leah E. Gonzales| Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 16:40:15 +0000

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has called for potential bidders on the systems integrator (SI) for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys or National ID) to start with their preparatory activities as procurement is set to rol lout this month. In a statement on Monday, the statistics agency said the SI was the final and most […]

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