JAPAN REMAINS TOP ODA SOURCE AS OF END-SEPT 2018

December 28, 2018 Japan remained the top provider of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to the Philippines as of September, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) reported Friday. Its loans and grants stood at USD 5.98 billion, accounting for 41.20 percent of the country’s total active ODA portfolio. It was followed by the World Bank continue reading : JAPAN REMAINS TOP ODA SOURCE AS OF END-SEPT 2018

JAPAN TO HELP FUND 6 OF 13 NEW INFRA PROJECTS

March 2, 2018 Official Development Assistance (ODA) from the Government of Japan will help fund almost half, or 6 of 13, of NEDA Board newly approved infrastructure projects. “Japan is one of our long-time and most trusted development partners. We recognize its commitment to technical excellence in infrastructure,” Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia said continue reading : JAPAN TO HELP FUND 6 OF 13 NEW INFRA PROJECTS

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

EU, ASIA REMAIN TOP PH EXPORTS MARKETS

The National Economic and Development Authority is optimistic of the country’s trade performance for the rest of the year considering thriving exports and trade linkages, especially to Europe and East Asia. NEDA-attached agency, the Philippine Statistics Authority, reported that total trade grew to USD11.7 billion in April 2017, with the 12.1 percent growth in exports offsetting the 0.1 percent continue reading : EU, ASIA REMAIN TOP PH EXPORTS MARKETS

STATEMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC TEAM ON REGIONAL ECONOMIC RE BALANCING FOR CLOSER INTEGRATION IN ASIA

STATEMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC TEAM ON REGIONAL ECONOMIC RE-BALANCING FOR CLOSER INTEGRATION IN ASIA China Trade and Investment Forum, Great Hall of the People Beijing, China 20 October 2016 President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and his Cabinet will move strongly and swiftly towards regional economic re-balancing for closer integration in Asia. This is why the continue reading : STATEMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC TEAM ON REGIONAL ECONOMIC RE BALANCING FOR CLOSER INTEGRATION IN ASIA

Sec. Balisacan meets with members of Japan ODA Research Mission

  Sec. Balisacan meets with members of Japan ODA Research Mission. Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan and NEDA Deputy-Director General Rolando G. Tungpalan met with Ambassador Toshinao Urabe, Foreign Affairs Minister Takuya Akiyama, and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Philippines Chief Representative Noriaki Niwa and Senior Representative Eigo Azukizawa last August 19 at the continue reading : Sec. Balisacan meets with members of Japan ODA Research Mission