PH annual inflation at 4.6% in June

Reuters

Posted at Jul 05 2011 10:01 AM | Updated as of Jul 05 2011 09:53 PM

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines' annual inflation rate rose slightly to 4.6% in June from 4.5% in May to be at its highest since April 2009, the National Statistics Office said on Tuesday. 

The increase in the consumer price index under the 2000 base year series compares with analysts' forecasts of 4.9%, according to a Reuters poll.