The Philippines economy released today data on the trade balance during January, where the actual reading came out at $-1,312 million compared to the previous reading of $-729 million revised to be $-748 million.

The total monthly imports showed an actual reading of $5,312.7 million compared to the previous reading of $4,930.1 revised to be $4,949.0 million. Total imports showed an actual reading of 23.9% compared to the previous reading of 25.2% revised to 25.7%.