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  • 30th Jan 15

    ‘A regionally-integrated PH services sector contributes to inclusive growth’ – NEDA

    MANILA— The Philippines’ current leadership in the APEC Group on Services can provide a necessary boost to the dynamism of our services sector and the attainment of inclusive growth, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “Services is the largest economic sector and is a major employer in most APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) economies, including the Philippines. For full-year 2014, it accounted for 56.7 percent of our country’s GDP and 53.6 percent to total employment,” said Deputy...

  • 28th Jan 15

    Statement of Secretary Balisacan on the Q4 2014 and Annual Performance of the PH Economy

    STATEMENT Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan Economic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General Press Conference on the Q4 and Annual Performance of the PH Economy Philippine Statistics Authority, Makati City 29 January 2015 Ladies and gentlemen, members of the media, our colleagues in government, good morning. I am pleased to inform you that the Philippine economy grew by 6.9 percent in the last quarter of 2014, pushing the average full-year growth to 6.1 percent, and maintaining the country’s trajectory towards a...

  • 27th Jan 15

    NEDA gears up for 1st APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting, leads Group on Services

    MANILA— The National Economic and Development Authority is host to five related meetings of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation First Senior Officials’ Meeting (APEC SOM1) from January 31 to February 7, 2015 in Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga. The NEDA serves as focal agency to the meeting of the Economic Committee (EC), EC Workshops on the APEC New Strategy for Structural Reform (ANSSR), Joint EC- Group on Services (GOS) Meeting, and the Seminar on United Nations Commission on International Trade...

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The Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016 Midterm Update

The PDP Midterm Update realigns the government’s strategies to craft and implement concrete solutions to the country’s problems, and speed up the creation of high quality jobs, reduce poverty and achieve inclusive growth.It specifies indicators of efficiency and effectiveness to measure success, and is committed to quality-of-life targets such as creating the conditions for productive and remunerative work and improving overall well-being. Beyond income poverty, the Plan views poverty as deprivation in multiple dimensions, and thus approaches poverty reduction as also ensuring people’s access to health, education, water, sanitation, and secure shelter, among others. Read more