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  • November 7, 2019 The National Economic and Development Authority Board’s Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) approved on November 6, 2019, four infrastructure projects. In particular, the ICC-CabCom approved the following: the Samal Island-Davao City Connector (SIDC) and the Camarines Sur High-Speed Highway Projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH); the Davao Public …Read More

  • STATEMENT ERNESTO M. PERNIA, PhD Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Press Conference on the Performance of the Philippine Economy for the Third Quarter of 2019 November 7, 2019; 10:00 a.m. Hampton Conference Hall, Second Floor, Astoria Plaza, Pasig City   Our Partners from the Philippine Statistics Authority, Colleagues in government, Friends from the media, Ladies and gentlemen, …Read More

  • November 5, 2019 The upcoming holiday season and strong macroeconomic conditions are seen to contribute to the improved performance the manufacturing sector for the last quarter of 2019, the National Economic and Development Authority said. Despite total manufacturing index recording negative growth in September 2019 as stated in the Philippine Statistics Authority’s Monthly Integrated Survey …Read More

  • November 5, 2019 The National Economic and Development Authority expects 2019 full-year inflation to settle within the government’s target of 2.0 to 4.0 percent as inflation continued to decelerate for the fifth straight month in the year. The Philippine Statistics Authority reported today that the country’s headline inflation eased to 0.8 percent in October 2019, …Read More

  • November 4, 2019 The National Economic and Development Authority once again leads the nation in celebrating the annual Economic and Financial Literacy Week (EFLW), focusing on the importance of having Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) in the country’s development direction. This year’s theme, “Our planet’s health, the future’s wealth”, calls for concerted efforts towards building an inclusive …Read More

  • October 21, 2019 The Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) Policy and Coordinating Council (PSPCC), chaired by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), met on Friday, October 18, to discuss the early results of pilot test registration held in September and identify potential bottlenecks and issues to be addressed. During the meeting held at the NEDA …Read More

  • October 14, 2019 MANILA – The National Economic and Development Authority said that identifying the Filipino culture and common values is essential in creating well-targeted plans and effective policies that can bring about positive changes in the country. Earlier this year, NEDA commissioned a National Values Survey, a nationwide study covering 10,200 respondents aged 18 …Read More

  • NEDA URGES REDOUBLING EFFORTS TO BOOST EXPORT PRODUCTS HASTEN LEGISLATIVE REFORMS, DEEPEN RELATIONS WITH TRADE PARTNERS, AGENCY SAYS  October 10, 2019 The government should redouble efforts to support export products where the country has comparative advantage so the trade sector recovers and picks up more steam, the National Economic and Development Authority said. The Philippine …Read More

  • October 9, 2019 Government efforts to streamline and simplify transaction periods and requirements for government services paved the way to the country’s climb in the 2018 Worldwide Governance Indicators, the National Economic and Development Authority said. The Philippines improved its percentile rank in terms of Regulatory Quality (56.73 from 55.77 in 2017). This exceeded the …Read More

  • October 9, 2019 The National Economic and Development Authority urged government agencies to consciously put people – clients and workers alike – at the center of their frontline services to further the ease of doing business and government service delivery.  “Citizens and businesses appreciate it when frontline service providers care about providing what their clients …Read More

  • October 4, 2019 A speedy implementation of infrastructure projects is seen to help sustain demand for construction-related manufactures towards the end of the year, the National Economic and Development Authority said. In the Philippine Statistics Authority’s Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries for August 2019, the Volume of Production Index (VoPI) was down by 9.3 …Read More

  • October 4, 2019 The National Economic and Development Authority expects inflation to further ease in the near term due to higher supply of rice in the country allowed by the Rice Tariffication Law (RTL). The Philippine Statistics Authority reported today that the country’s headline inflation slowed further to 0.9 percent in September 2019, the lowest …Read More

  • October 3, 2019 The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) urged government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) to implement structural measures to further promote fair competition in the market. NEDA said GOCCs must examine their mandates and manuals of operations to ensure that competitive neutrality is maintained as they discharge their proprietary and commercial functions. Competitive …Read More

  • October 2, 2019 Women are more likely to withdraw from the labor force in their peak childbearing age of 25 to 29 years old, a new study commissioned by the National Economic and Development Authority showed. The results underline the need for policy reforms that would counter stereotyped gender norms and discrimination in the workplace, …Read More

  • October 1, 2019 ICC-CABCOM APPROVES UNSOLICITED NAIA PROJECT The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board’s Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom), approved one Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) project, six new projects, and the extension of financing of other projects. On September 27, 2019, the ICC gave its greenlight to a PPP project, the Unsolicited Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Proposal: …Read More