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Byline: Ana Mae G. Roa
Economic managers are expected to meet sometime in the next three weeks to review the country's macroeconomic targets but changes are unlikely given the lateness of the year.
"I don't think that is really contemplated," Budget Secretary Florencio B. Abad said at a press conference yesterday when asked about revisions to this year's 5.0-6.0% growth target.
Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima bluntly replied "no" when asked the same thing in an ambush interview. He declined to elaborate.
The Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC), which sets macroeconomic targets, will be meeting before the government's launch of the …