20 August 1998
THE dismal performance of Philippines agricultural sector in the first half has left the economy looking at no more than 1% growth this year, says the International Monetary Fund.
The previous administration was targeting growth of 3% in 1998 and 5% in 1999.
- El Niño hits Philippines farming, FWi, 18 August
- Philippine leader makes agriculture a priority, FWi, 21 July
- Financial Times 20/08/98 page 6 (News Digest)