NEDA ICC-CABCOM OKAYS REHABILITATION OF MRT 3

August 17, 2018   MANILA—The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) approved on Thursday the MRT Line 3 Rehabilitation Project, which will restore the 18-year-old rail system that connects the north and south ends of Metro Manila. The project, executed by the Department of Transportation (DOTr), is part of

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ODA PROJECTS IN 2017 ADVANCE PH DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES

August 15, 2018 MANILA— Projects and programs funded by Official Development Assistance (ODA) through loans and grants made significant contributions to the Philippines’ efforts in achieving targets laid out in the medium-term development plan, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. In its 2017 ODA Portfolio Review Report, NEDA outlined how 27 programs and

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STATEMENT OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA DURING THE PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE PERFORMANCE OF THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY FOR Q2 2018

STATEMENT ERNESTO M. PERNIA Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Press Conference on the Performance of the Philippine Economy For Second Quarter of 2018 August 9, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. Astoria Plaza, Ortigas Center, Pasig City Colleagues from the Philippine Statistics Authority, Coworkers in government, Friends from the media, Ladies and gentlemen, good morning. As reported by the

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STRONG TRADE GROWTH CONTINUES IN JUNE 2018

August 08, 2018 MANILA –  Promotion and development of Philippine exports should be more aggressive to help in continuing the country’s strong trade performance as recorded in June 2018, the National Economic and Development Authority said. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported that the country’s total trade grew by 13.5 percent, reaching USD14.8 billion in June

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FACTORY OUTPUT REGISTERS DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH IN FIRST HALF

August 07, 2018   MANILA – The manufacturing sector is expected to sustain its double-digit growth recorded in the first half of the year, the National Economic and Development Authority said. The Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries (MISSI) of the Philippine Statistics Authority showed both the Volume of Production Index (VoPI) and Value of Production

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