Second quarter GDP growth revised higher to 6.7 pct


Posted at Nov 15 2017 11:17 AM

MANILA - The Philippine economy grew 6.7 percent in the second quarter, the Philippine Statistics Authority said Wednesday, revising the figure upward from 6.5 percent.

Construction, real estate and renting and financial intermediation were the top contributors to the upward revision, the PSA said on its website.

Official gross domestic product data for the July to September period are due on Thursday.