As-delivered Press Statement of NEDA Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan at the Saturday News Forum Press Briefing

PRESS STATEMENT Arsenio M. Balisacan, PhD Secretary National Economic and Development Authority Saturday News Forum Dapo Restaurant, Quezon City 17 December 2022 | 10:00 AM   Members of the media, Ladies and gentlemen, good morning. Yesterday, the President, together with members of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board and the whole Cabinet, met continue reading : As-delivered Press Statement of NEDA Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan at the Saturday News Forum Press Briefing

JOINT STATEMENT OF THE DBCC ON THE REVIEW OF THE MEDIUM-TERM MACROECONOMIC ASSUMPTIONS AND FISCAL PROGRAM FOR FY 2023 to 2028

Review of the Medium-Term Macroeconomic Assumptions and Fiscal Program for FY 2023 to 2028 December 5, 2022 The Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) reviewed the government’s medium-term macroeconomic assumptions, fiscal program, and growth targets for FY 2023 to 2028 to take into account the latest domestic developments, global economic status, and the administration’s priorities and continue reading : JOINT STATEMENT OF THE DBCC ON THE REVIEW OF THE MEDIUM-TERM MACROECONOMIC ASSUMPTIONS AND FISCAL PROGRAM FOR FY 2023 to 2028

AS-DELIVERED OPENING REMARKS OF NEDA SECRETARY ARSENIO M. BALISACAN AT THE 9TH M&E NETWORK FORUM

Opening Remarks Arsenio M. Balisacan, PhD Secretary National Economic and Development Authority   9th M&E NETWORK FORUM 28 November 2022 | 8:00 A.M. – 5:30 PM   Representative Stella Quimbo, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Counsellor Thanh Le, ADB Director General Emmanuel Jimenez, UNDP Resident Representative Dr. Selva Ramachandran, Officials and colleagues from continue reading : AS-DELIVERED OPENING REMARKS OF NEDA SECRETARY ARSENIO M. BALISACAN AT THE 9TH M&E NETWORK FORUM

As-delivered Opening Remarks of Secretary Balisacan during the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) Forum for Planners

Opening Remarks  Arsenio M. Balisacan, PhD  Secretary  National Economic and Development Authority  Philippine Development Plan Forum for the Planners: “ISAPLANO:   Bagong Philippine Development Plan Para Sa Patuloy na Pagsulong”  Astoria Plaza, Pasig City  23 September 2022 | 9:00 A.M.  To our participating planners from Congress and the various Local Government Units who are physically present and continue reading : As-delivered Opening Remarks of Secretary Balisacan during the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) Forum for Planners

AS-DELIVERED MESSAGE OF NEDA SECRETARY ARSENIO M. BALISACAN AT THE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION OF THE PHILIPPINES ECONOMIC BRIEFING AND GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

The Philippine Economy: Prospects and Challenges Arsenio M. Balisacan, PhD Secretary National Economic and Development Authority  Economic Briefing and General Membership Meeting Management Association of the Philippines Bonifacio Hall, Shangri-la at The Fort 19 August 2022 | 12:50 P.M. Governor Philip Medalla, MAP President and my former colleague in the Cabinet Babes Singson, Governors of continue reading : AS-DELIVERED MESSAGE OF NEDA SECRETARY ARSENIO M. BALISACAN AT THE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION OF THE PHILIPPINES ECONOMIC BRIEFING AND GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

NEDA BATS FOR PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS TO ACHIEVE INCLUSIVE ECONOMIC GROWTH IN PH

August 12, 2022 The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) underscored the critical role of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in helping the government achieve inclusive and sustained growth for the development of the Philippine economy. Serving as Keynote Speaker at a luncheon meeting with the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP), NEDA Secretary Arsenio continue reading : NEDA BATS FOR PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS TO ACHIEVE INCLUSIVE ECONOMIC GROWTH IN PH

AS-DELIVERED OPENING MESSAGE OF SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA DURING THE JUNE 27, 2022 #ASKNEDA MEDIA BRIEFING

As-delivered Opening message of Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua #AskNEDA Media Briefing 27 June 2022 Colleagues in government, friends from the media, fellow Filipinos, good morning and welcome to the final #AskNEDA media briefing under my term. In our previous media briefing, we discussed two of NEDA’s four proposed priorities for the next planning period: continue reading : AS-DELIVERED OPENING MESSAGE OF SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA DURING THE JUNE 27, 2022 #ASKNEDA MEDIA BRIEFING

PH YOUNG POPULATION COULD DRIVE ECONOMIC RECOVERY, AS NEDA CHIEF INVITES YOUTH TO JOIN GOV’T – NEDA

18 January 2021 After experiencing one of the longest lockdowns necessary to capacitate the Philippine health system, the country needs to safely allow economic activities driven by the country’s young population, the country’s Chief Economist said. In the National Economic Recovery Forum attended by over 500 university and college students and organized by the Junior continue reading : PH YOUNG POPULATION COULD DRIVE ECONOMIC RECOVERY, AS NEDA CHIEF INVITES YOUTH TO JOIN GOV’T – NEDA

STATEMENT OF ACTING SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA AT THE #ASKNEDA MEDIA BRIEFING | July 10, 2020

#ASKNEDA MEDIA BRIEFING  STATEMENT OF ACTING SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA July 10, 2020 | 10:30AM Colleagues in government, friends from the media, fellow Filipinos, a pleasant morning to all of you. Welcome to another #AskNEDA Media Briefing, where we will be discussing recent economic developments and our digital readiness in the new continue reading : STATEMENT OF ACTING SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA AT THE #ASKNEDA MEDIA BRIEFING | July 10, 2020

STATEMENT OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA 

STATEMENT OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA  April 17, 2020 After reflection during Holy Week, and consultations with my family and close colleagues, I have decided to resign from my post as Secretary of Socioeconomic Planning. This is due partly to personal reasons and partly to differences in development philosophy with a few of continue reading : STATEMENT OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA 

AS DELIVERED: KEYNOTE SPEECH OF NEDA UNDERSECRETARY ADORACION M. NAVARRO AT THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN SCIENCE ASSEMBLY | UN HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK

KEYNOTE SPEECH delivered by Undersecretary Adoracion M. Navarro National Economic and Development Authority Government of the Philippines High-Level Session on “Reshaping Economic Development through Empowerment of Women in Science” 5th International Day of Women and Girls in Science Assembly 12 February 2019; 3:00 pm – 4:40 pm UN Headquarters, New York Thank you for the continue reading : AS DELIVERED: KEYNOTE SPEECH OF NEDA UNDERSECRETARY ADORACION M. NAVARRO AT THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN SCIENCE ASSEMBLY | UN HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK

STATEMENT OF UNDERSECRETARY ADORACION M. NAVARRO AT THE 58TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

STATEMENT delivered by Undersecretary Adoracion M. Navarro National Economic and Development Authority Government of the Philippines General Discussion during the 58th Session of the Commission for Social Development 11 February 2019; 3-6 pm UN Headquarters, New York Thank you, Madam Chair. Good afternoon. The Philippines takes this opportunity to reaffirm to the global community its continue reading : STATEMENT OF UNDERSECRETARY ADORACION M. NAVARRO AT THE 58TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

STATEMENT OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO PERNIA ON THE RECENT CREDIT RATING UPGRADE

The credit rating upgrade for the Philippines by R&I will enhance the country’s investment climate and creditworthiness. Wider fiscal space enables the country not only to spend more on infrastructure but also invest in ‘suprastructure’—quality education and Science & Technology Innovation ecosystem required for the Philippines to become a globally competitive knowledge economy.

STATEMENT OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA AT THE PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL-YEAR OF 2019

STATEMENT ERNESTO M. PERNIA, PhD Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Press Conference on the Performance of the Philippine Economy for the Fourth Quarter and Full-Year of 2019 January 23, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. Hampton Conference Hall, Second Floor, Astoria Plaza, Pasig City     Our partners from the Philippine Statistics Authority; Colleagues in government; Friends from the continue reading : STATEMENT OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA AT THE PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL-YEAR OF 2019

2019 FULL-YEAR INFLATION SETTLES WITHIN GOV’T TARGET

January 7, 2020 The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is pleased with the news that the full-year inflation for 2019 settled at 2.5 percent, which is well within the government target of 2.0 to 4.0 percent. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported today that the country’s headline inflation for December 2019 further accelerated, as continue reading : 2019 FULL-YEAR INFLATION SETTLES WITHIN GOV’T TARGET