China being Philippines' biggest supplier of imported goods in December 2019: PSA
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<p><img title="" alt="th3W56TWYT.jpg" src="https://imedia-peoplesdaily.pdnews.cn/20200214/cc0a733e790f48cfb72ce4368303b44f.jpg"/></p><p><span style="color: rgb(127, 127, 127);">(Photo: Xinhua)</span></p><p>China was the biggest supplier of imported goods of the Philippines in December 2019, with 24.1 percent share to the total imports, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Tuesday.</p><p>The PSA said in a report that import payments to China amounted to 1.98 billion U.S. dollars, from 1.92 billion U.S. dollars in December 2018.</p><p>Other major import trading partners were Japan with an import value of 749.65 million U.S. dollars; South Korea, 661.17 million U.S. dollars; the U.S., 598.11 million U.S. dollars; and Singapore, 514.87 million U.S. dollars, the PSA added.</p><p>By economic bloc, the PSA said East Asia was the biggest supplier of the country's imports in December 2019, with a value of 3.97 billion U.S. dollars or 48.3 percent of the total imports.</p><p>"This amount decreased by 5.2 percent, from USD 4.18 billion in December 2018," PSA Head Dennis Mapa said.<br/></p>