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 continue reading : PH MUST REAP LABOR GAINS FROM BUILD, BUILD, BUILD – NEDA

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 continue reading : NEDA WELCOMES ADB’S FOCUS ON INVESTMENTS FOR INFRA PROJECTS

​WORLD BANK REPORT ON POVERTY COMPLEMENTS PH DEV’T STRATEGY

May 30, 2018 Recommendations in a World Bank (WB) assessment on poverty in the Philippines complement strategies in the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022, the National Economic and Development Authority said. On Tuesday, WB held a soft launch of Making Growth Work for the Poor, a poverty assessment for the Philippines for the period 2006-2015 continue reading : ​WORLD BANK REPORT ON POVERTY COMPLEMENTS PH DEV’T STRATEGY

Keynote Address of Secretary Pernia at 36th Joint Meeting of the Economic Cooperation Committees of the Philippines and Japan

Keynote Address Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia 36th Joint Meeting of the Economic Cooperation Committees of the Philippines and Japan New World Makati Hotel, Philippines February 22, 2018 Good morning, everyone. Japan’s Ambassador to the Philippines H.E. Koji Haneda, Philippines’ Ambassador to Japan H.E. Jose C. Laurel V, Chairman Teruo Asada of the Japan-Philippines continue reading : Keynote Address of Secretary Pernia at 36th Joint Meeting of the Economic Cooperation Committees of the Philippines and Japan

FULL YEAR 2017 INFLATION WITHIN TARGET AT 3.2 PERCENT

January 5, 2018 The country ended 2017 with steady full-year inflation performance at 3.2 percent, which is well within government’s target for the year, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. Based on a report of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), headline inflation rate for December 2017 remained at 3.3 percent, similar to that continue reading : FULL YEAR 2017 INFLATION WITHIN TARGET AT 3.2 PERCENT