PHILIPPINE DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2023-2028 TO PROVIDE ROADMAP TOWARDS SUSTAINED AND INCLUSIVE GROWTH — NEDA

August 3, 2022 – The Philippine Development Plan 2023-2028 (PDP 2023-2028) shall provide a roadmap towards unlocking sustained and inclusive growth for the Philippine economy despite the challenges brought by health, geopolitical, and other economic shocks. This is according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), which will spearhead the Plan’s formulation, oversee its continue reading : PHILIPPINE DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2023-2028 TO PROVIDE ROADMAP TOWARDS SUSTAINED AND INCLUSIVE GROWTH — NEDA

NEDA TO FLESH OUT DEVELOPMENT AGENDA FOR ADDRESSING CONSTRAINTS TO INCLUSIVE GROWTH

July 28, 2022 – Tasked to spearhead the formulation of the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2023-2028, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) will flesh out the 8-point socioeconomic agenda of the Marcos Administration that will address constraints to the country’s inclusive and sustainable growth, NEDA Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan said. During the 2022 Post-SONA continue reading : NEDA TO FLESH OUT DEVELOPMENT AGENDA FOR ADDRESSING CONSTRAINTS TO INCLUSIVE GROWTH

AS-DELIVERED MESSAGE OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ARSENIO M. BALISACAN DURING THE NEDA TURNOVER CEREMONY

MESSAGE Arsenio M. Balisacan, PhD New Socioeconomic Planning Secretary National Economic and Development Authority Turnover Ceremony National Economic and Development Authority Escriva Drive, Ortigas Center, Pasig City 4 July 2022 | 9:00 AM Secretary Karl Chua, Officials and colleagues from NEDA Central and Regional Offices,   the Philippine Statistics Authority,   the Philippine Statistical Research continue reading : AS-DELIVERED MESSAGE OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ARSENIO M. BALISACAN DURING THE NEDA TURNOVER CEREMONY

Balisacan to head Philippine Competition Commission

Economic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General Arsenio M. Balisacan resigned effective January 31, 2016 to head the newly-formed Philippine Competition Commission (PCC). “Taking on the job as the first chairperson of the PCC for me, is a very compelling challenge that is hard to ignore. I see this as both a great responsibility and another continue reading : Balisacan to head Philippine Competition Commission

Secretary Balisacan is one of East West Center’s Distinguished Alumni for 2016.

​(From left to right) Chairman of the Board of Governors of the East West Center (EWC) Attorney Rick Brian Tsujimura, EWC President Dr. Charles E. Morrison, Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan, and President of the EWC Alumni Association Dr. Edward J. Shultz. Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan received the East West Center (EWC) continue reading : Secretary Balisacan is one of East West Center’s Distinguished Alumni for 2016.

Manufacturing sector sustains growth in September2015

MANILA – The Philippine manufacturing sector sustained its growth in September 2015 on the back of robust demand and improvements in tobacco, transport equipment, and construction activity, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). In the Philippine Statistics Authority’s Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries for September 2015, the manufacturing sector’s Volume of continue reading : Manufacturing sector sustains growth in September2015

Weak global demand, prices down exports in September

MANILA – Philippine merchandise exports fell by 24.7 percent in September 2015 as sluggish global demand and depressed prices weakened exports of all key commodities, , according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippine Statistics Authority reported today that total revenue from Philippine exports fell to US$4.4 billion in September 2015 from continue reading : Weak global demand, prices down exports in September

Ample food supply, low prices of oil and power keep inflation stable
Inflation rate stays at 0.4 percent in October 2015

MANILA – Stable consumer prices in food and continuous downward price movements in power and fuel registered inflation at 0.4 percent in October 2015, the same rate as seen in the previous month, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippine Statistics Authority reported today that headline inflation rate remained at 0.4 continue reading : Ample food supply, low prices of oil and power keep inflation stable
Inflation rate stays at 0.4 percent in October 2015

Inflation dips anew to lowest level in September 2015

MANILA – Tempered price movement in food, power, and oil rates pushed inflation to another all-time low of 0.4 percent in September 2015, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippine Statistics Authority reported today that headline inflation rate recorded its lowest level, easing further to 0.4 percent in September 2015 from continue reading : Inflation dips anew to lowest level in September 2015

GGGI ADG Per Betrilsson pays courtesy call on Sec. Balisacan

Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Assistant Director-General Per Bertilsson met with the Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan last September 21 at the NEDA Central Office.   ADG Bertilsson discussed GGGI’s interest in offering technical assistance to NEDA in incorporating Sustainable Development Goals in the upcoming update of the Philippine Development Plan in 2016. He expressed continue reading : GGGI ADG Per Betrilsson pays courtesy call on Sec. Balisacan

Secretary Balisacan graces FOCAP meeting

Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan gave an update on the Philippine economy and discussed other related issues with the members of the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP) last September 16 at the Marco Polo Hotel in Pasig City. The NEDA chief underscored that given the country’s strong macroeconomic fundamentals, it remains as continue reading : Secretary Balisacan graces FOCAP meeting

NEDA joins International Initiative for Impact Evaluation

Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan(left) signed a memorandum of understanding with International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) Executive Director Dr. Emmanuel Jimenez(right), granting the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) membership in the 3ie last September 15, 2015 at the NEDA, Pasig City. As a government agency in a middle income country, NEDA was continue reading : NEDA joins International Initiative for Impact Evaluation

USAID project Chief of Party pays courtesy call on Secretary Balisacan

Mr. Lamar Cravens, Chief of Party to USAID’s new local governance project – Strengthening Urban Resilience for Growth with Equity (SURGE) in the Philippines paid a courtesy call on Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan last September 17 at the NEDA Director-General’s Office. Secretary Balisacan and Mr. Cravens discussed how the SURGE Project can complement existing continue reading : USAID project Chief of Party pays courtesy call on Secretary Balisacan

Welcome Remarks of Secretary Balisacan at the AIM’S Towards Zero Poverty Culminating Workshop

WELCOME REMARKS ARSENIO M. BALISACAN Socioeconomic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General CULMINATING POVERTY REDUCTION WORKSHOP “Towards Zero Poverty: Pursuing Inclusive Development and Shared Prosperity” Palawan Ballroom, EDSA Shangri-la 23 September 2015 Distinguished resource speakers and presenters, colleagues in the academe and government, friends from civil society, partners from the international development community, ladies and gentlemen, continue reading : Welcome Remarks of Secretary Balisacan at the AIM’S Towards Zero Poverty Culminating Workshop

Keynote speech of Secretary Balisacan during the PIDS’ 2015 Inaugural Public Policy Conference

KEYNOTE SPEECH ARSENIO M. BALISACAN Socioeconomic Planning Secretary, NEDA Director-General, and Chairperson, PIDS Board of Trustees “Harnessing Institutions and Human Capital for Inclusive Growth” PIDS’ 2015 Inaugural Public Policy Conference Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria 22 September 2015 Dr. Gilbert Llanto, the management and staff of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies or PIDS, colleagues in continue reading : Keynote speech of Secretary Balisacan during the PIDS’ 2015 Inaugural Public Policy Conference