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  • THE OCTOBER 2021 LABOR FORCE SURVEY RESULTS JOINT STATEMENT OF THE DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION’S ECONOMIC MANAGERS SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA FINANCE SECRETARY CARLOS G. DOMINGUEZ BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT OFFICER-IN-CHARGE TINA ROSE MARIE L. CANDA DECEMBER 7, 2021   We are on the right track to a strong and early recovery. Once more, our …Read More

  • MANILA – The Philippines’ inflation rate continued to decelerate for the third straight month in November, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Tuesday that the headline inflation rate further eased to 4.2 percent in November from 4.6 percent in October. The decline in the overall year-on-year …Read More

  • December 3, 2021 The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has proposed a 10-point policy agenda to accelerate the country’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare the country for future pandemics. During his talk at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) on Wednesday, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua emphasized the need to …Read More

  • MANILA – Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua bared the government’s reproductive health and family planning programs on Monday at the International Inter-Ministerial Conference on Population and Development organized jointly by the Partners in Population and Development (PPD) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Speaking before foreign ministers and senior government officials from …Read More

  • November 30, 2021 Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua said on Friday that the effective management of COVID-19 risks will allow the economy to recover to the pre-pandemic level in early 2022. During the virtual Philippine Economic Briefing for the Foreign Chambers of Commerce, Chua listed the interventions that enabled the effective management of …Read More

  • November 30, 2021 The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said that in order to attain the AmBisyon Natin 2040, the government needs to continuously innovate and make its systems more resilient against future crises through foresight planning. “Today’s event is crucial as it demonstrates our resolve to chart a better future through foresight planning. …Read More

  • MANILA — The Philippine government’s National Action Plan (NAP) targets a balance between the management of COVID-19 and the safe reopening of the economy, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. During the #AskNEDA Media Briefing on November 22, 2021, NEDA Undersecretary for Policy and Planning Rosemarie G. Edillon presented a scorecard for the …Read More

  • Press Release from the Permanent Delegation of the Philippines to UNESCO November 18, 2021 The Philippines was elected by the UNESCO General Conference as member of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Council (IGC) of the Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Programme for the term 2021-2023. MOST is one of the major programmes of UNESCO under the Social and …Read More

  • November 23, 2021 As the agency works on the country’s economic recovery program, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is also gearing up to look beyond the pandemic and prepare for the future. “We are working on two things: the current problem, and the future. For the remainder of my term, I have instructed …Read More

  • JOINT STATEMENT OF THE DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION’S ECONOMIC MANAGERS ON THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE FOR THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2021 SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA FINANCE SECRETARY CARLOS G. DOMINGUEZ BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT OFFICER-IN-CHARGE TINA ROSE MARIE L. CANDA  NOVEMBER 9, 2021   Colleagues in government, friends from the media, fellow Filipinos, good morning. …Read More

  • November 5, 2021 The Philippine government continues to implement policies to ensure affordable food prices and support the transport sector, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. As reported by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) today, the headline inflation rate eased to 4.6 percent in October 2021 from 4.8 percent in September 2021. This …Read More

  • November 5, 2021 The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) affirmed its commitment to work with the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) on Thursday during the 1st BARMM Planner’s Congress. Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua said that NEDA will continue supporting the BARMM government in addressing challenges, resolving issues, and implementing …Read More

  • November 4, 2021 Unemployment slightly increased in September 2021 as the country’s economic centers remained under stringent quarantines and as weather disturbances affected agriculture, but employment prospects remain promising as the country shifts to granular lockdowns, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said.   As reported by the Philippine Statistics Authority today, unemployment increased from 8.1 percent in August …Read More

  • JOINT NEDA AND PPP CENTER MEDIA RELEASE DUTERTE ADMIN SEEKS TO AMEND THE BOT IRR November 2, 2021 The Duterte administration seeks to amend the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Law.[1] To pursue the amendments of the BOT IRR, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte designated Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua …Read More

  • October 28, 2021 Philippine economic growth has begun to recover in the first three quarters of 2021, and its sustainability will depend on the people’s collective actions, said the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). During the online forums of The Manila Times and the Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines on October 27 and …Read More