PH MUST REAP LABOR GAINS FROM BUILD, BUILD, BUILD – NEDA

June 18, 2018 With the expected effect of the government’s unprecedented “Build Build Build” program on the country’s labor demand, the government must ensure that laborers’ skills and competencies match industry needs, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said.  “To fully maximize gains from Build Build Build, the Philippine labor market should be ready

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NEDA WELCOMES ADB’S FOCUS ON INVESTMENTS FOR INFRA PROJECTS

June 11, 2018 The Asian Development Bank’s increase in assistance for infrastructure and long-term investments is favorable to the government’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ program, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. “The focus on project investments for infrastructure over the next years is welcome. This makes us more optimistic that the Build, Build, Build

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NEDA BACKS GOV’T EFFORTS TO BOOST EXPORTS

June 8, 2018 While the country’s trade recorded high growth, the National Economic and Development Authority stressed the need for the government to seize the benefits of “existing free trade agreements (FTAs) and forging new ties” to expand the Philippines’ market for exports. The Philippine Statistics Authority reported that imports growth accelerated to 22.2 percent

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STATEMENT

June 06, 2018 STATEMENT During the June 5 press briefing on the May 2018 inflation report, NEDA showed how a hypothetical monthly budget of Php10,000 will be affected by a 4.6-percent inflation rate. The budget was broken down into items commonly consumed by a Filipino household based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) weights published

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