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Malacanang: Remittances and Agriculture grows during first part of 2017

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MalacaƱang paraded the gains of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and the Agricutural Senator during the first part of 2017.

During a press briefing at the Palace, Presidential Spokesperson Ernie Abella said that the remittances of the Overseas Filipino Workers increased by 11.8% or almost $ 2.9 billion last March 2017.

Due to this, the total personal remittances of the OFWS reached up to $ 7.7 billion.

The agricultural production also grew by $ 7.7 billion during the first quarter of 2017.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the good state of weather, proper irrigation, and fertilizers helped in increasing the output or production of foods from January up to March 2017.

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