Brexit effect minimal for PH economy – NEDA

The exit of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU), also known as Brexit, has minimal direct effect on the Philippine economy due to strong macroeconomic fundamentals, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “The direct effect of Brexit does not seem substantial, even as we expect that domestic financial markets continue reading : Brexit effect minimal for PH economy – NEDA

Message of Secretary Emmanuel F. Esguerra at the Partnership for Economic Policy Network Annual Conference

OPENING REMARKS SECRETARY EMMANUEL F. ESGUERRA Socioeconomic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General PARTNERSHIP FOR ECONOMIC POLICY (PEP) NETWORK ANNUAL CONFERENCE Dusit Thani Hotel, Makati City June 8, 2016 Dr. Mustapha Nabli, Dr. Arjan de Haan, Dr. Tereso Tullao, Jr., Dr. Celia Reyes, fellow workers from government, colleagues, development partners, members of the academe, distinguished guests, friends, continue reading : Message of Secretary Emmanuel F. Esguerra at the Partnership for Economic Policy Network Annual Conference

UNEMPLOYMENT DOWN, MORE JOBS CREATED IN JANUARY 2016

More jobs were generated for Filipinos in January 2016, which reflects the continued dynamism of the economy, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported today that the number of employed Filipinos grew by 2.0 percent to 39.2 million with an estimated 752,000 additional jobs created between January continue reading : UNEMPLOYMENT DOWN, MORE JOBS CREATED IN JANUARY 2016

PH leads preparations on APEC talks for Structural Reform for Inclusive Growth and Services

BORACAY, AKLAN—The Philippines is the lead economy to prepare analytical framework papers on structural reform for inclusive growth and the role of structural reform on services to help shape discussions in the forthcoming Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting (SRMM) to be held in Cebu City in September. Five themes were agreed upon by the Economic Committee continue reading : PH leads preparations on APEC talks for Structural Reform for Inclusive Growth and Services