PH SUPPORTS STRONGER COOPERATION AMONG DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

March 22, 2019 BUENOS AIRES – The Philippine government, through the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), committed to stronger collaboration with fellow developing countries as a United Nations conference celebrated the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action (BAPA) for South-South cooperation. Recognized as a pioneering effort, the BAPA is a continue reading : PH SUPPORTS STRONGER COOPERATION AMONG DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

JOINT STATEMENT ON JANUARY 2019 INFLATION BY THE ECONOMIC TEAM (NEDA-DOF-DBM)

February 5, 2018 We, the economic managers, are glad to report that the country’s inflation rate in January further slowed down to 4.4 percent. This gives us an auspicious start in our efforts this year to keep inflation manageable and bring it back to the government’s target range of 2 to 4 percent for 2019. January’s inflation outturn continue reading : JOINT STATEMENT ON JANUARY 2019 INFLATION BY THE ECONOMIC TEAM (NEDA-DOF-DBM)

MORE SOURCES OF CHEAPER RICE WITH RICE TARIFFICATION- NEDA

January 09, 2019 MANILA—The immediate enactment into law of the rice tariffication bill is fundamental in the government’s efforts to stabilize food prices and overall inflation rate, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. Reiterating the urgency of the bill’s signing into law, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia said that through rice tariffication continue reading : MORE SOURCES OF CHEAPER RICE WITH RICE TARIFFICATION- NEDA

NEDA BOARD APPROVES NEGOTIATION REPORT ON BULACAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

December 24, 2018 MANILA–The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board approved, on December 21, the report on the negotiation results of the Concession Agreement (CA) for the Bulacan International Airport project. The CA is between the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and San Miguel Holdings Corporation (SMHC). The Bulacan International Airport project—an unsolicited public-private partnership continue reading : NEDA BOARD APPROVES NEGOTIATION REPORT ON BULACAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

ECONOMIC MANAGERS’ JOINT STATEMENT ON THE NOVEMBER 2018 INFLATION

The economic managers are pleased to report that inflation rate has markedly slowed to 6.0 percent in November 2018, suggesting the efficacy of anti-inflationary measures taken by the government and pointing to continuing reduction going forward. Today, the Philippine Statistics Authority announced that year-on-year inflation eased to 6.0 percent in November from 6.7 percent in October 2018, the lowest rate since the 5.7 percent rate in July.  In fact, continue reading : ECONOMIC MANAGERS’ JOINT STATEMENT ON THE NOVEMBER 2018 INFLATION

NEDA SHARES PH EXPERIENCE IN FAMILY PLANNING POLICY AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

December 12, 2018 KIGALI—The National Economic and Development (NEDA) shared the Philippines’ experience in implementing its family planning program when it represented the country last month at the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) held in Kigali, Rwanda. Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia said multi-sectoral support is needed, considering the case of the continue reading : NEDA SHARES PH EXPERIENCE IN FAMILY PLANNING POLICY AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

ECONOMIC MANAGERS’ JOINT STATEMENT ON THE NOVEMBER 2018 INFLATION

The economic managers are pleased to report that inflation rate has markedly slowed to 6.0 percent in November 2018, suggesting the efficacy of anti-inflationary measures taken by the government and pointing to continuing reduction going forward. Today, the Philippine Statistics Authority announced that year-on-year inflation eased to 6.0 percent in November from 6.7 percent in continue reading : ECONOMIC MANAGERS’ JOINT STATEMENT ON THE NOVEMBER 2018 INFLATION

M&E should be institutionalized in public sector – Pernia

November 26, 2018 MANILA – The National Economic and Development Authority gathered monitoring and evaluation (M&E) practitioners around the country to refine proposed guidelines on the official framework for evaluating government programs and projects. Guidelines for the National Evaluation Policy Framework (NEPF) will spell out, among others, procedures, tools, and templates that managers in government continue reading : M&E should be institutionalized in public sector – Pernia

CIRCULAR ON RECLAMATION PROJECTS TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT –NEDA

November 26, 2018 MANILA – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) signed on Thursday last week a joint memorandum circular putting more teeth into the regulation of reclamation activities. The joint memorandum circular, with Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia and PRA General Manager and Chief Executive Officer continue reading : CIRCULAR ON RECLAMATION PROJECTS TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT –NEDA

JOINT STATEMENT ON THE OCTOBER 2018 INFLATION BY THE ECONOMIC TEAM (NEDA-DOF-DBM)

November 6, 2018 Following nine consecutive months of increase in the prices of goods, the government’s economic team is glad to report to the public that the country’s inflation rate is pointing towards a downward path. The Philippine Statistics Authority said that, while the year-on-year headline inflation in October 2018 was steady at 6.7 percent, continue reading : JOINT STATEMENT ON THE OCTOBER 2018 INFLATION BY THE ECONOMIC TEAM (NEDA-DOF-DBM)

NEDA WELCOMES SIGNING OF 11TH RFINL

October 31, 2018 MANILA – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of Executive Order No. 65, dated October 29, 2018, promulgating the Eleventh Regular Foreign Investment Negative List (RFINL). “We are very happy to see the 11th RFINL finally approved and signed. This will help raise the country’s competitiveness, and allow continue reading : NEDA WELCOMES SIGNING OF 11TH RFINL