PH GOV’T ADDRESSES TWIN CRISIS OF COVID-19 RECOVERY AND RUSSIA-UKRAINE CRISIS — NEDA

March 21, 2022 Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua identified the government’s priorities and interventions to sustain the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigate the impact of the Russia-Ukraine crisis. Speaking in the Joint Foreign Chambers of the Philippines on Wednesday, Chua cited the government’s efforts to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on continue reading : PH GOV’T ADDRESSES TWIN CRISIS OF COVID-19 RECOVERY AND RUSSIA-UKRAINE CRISIS — NEDA

DBCC STATEMENT ON THE GOVERNMENT’S RESPONSE TO RISING FUEL PRICES

February 24, 2022 The Development Budget Coordination Committee is closely monitoring the factors affecting the oil prices in the country. Given recent developments, the government remains ready to provide targeted relief assistance and support to address the impact of the oil price hike for affected sectors, especially Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) drivers, farmers, and fisherfolk. continue reading : DBCC STATEMENT ON THE GOVERNMENT’S RESPONSE TO RISING FUEL PRICES

NEDA CHAIRS FIRST NATIONAL INNOVATION COUNCIL MEETING, HIGHLIGHTS ROLE OF INNOVATION IN ACHIEVING UMIC STATUS IN 2022

February 7, 2022 Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua urged the National Innovation Council (NIC) to work together to promote innovative solutions and raise the country’s overall productivity on Friday during the first council meeting. “Higher productivity will allow us to graduate from our current low middle-income country status to upper-middle income country status continue reading : NEDA CHAIRS FIRST NATIONAL INNOVATION COUNCIL MEETING, HIGHLIGHTS ROLE OF INNOVATION IN ACHIEVING UMIC STATUS IN 2022

JOINT STATEMENT OF THE DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION’S ECONOMIC MANAGERS ON THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR OF 2021

JOINT STATEMENT OF THE DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION’S ECONOMIC MANAGERS ON THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR OF 2021 SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA FINANCE SECRETARY CARLOS G. DOMINGUEZ BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT OFFICER-IN-CHARGE TINA ROSE MARIE L. CANDA JANUARY 27, 2022 Colleagues in government, friends from the media, fellow Filipinos, continue reading : JOINT STATEMENT OF THE DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION’S ECONOMIC MANAGERS ON THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR OF 2021

DBCC JOINT STATEMENT ON THE SURGE OF COVID-19 CASES

January 7, 2022 The Development Budget Coordination Committee is closely monitoring the impact of the elevated number of COVID-19 cases, especially in the National Capital Region (NCR) and its neighboring provinces. We estimate that the shift from Alert level 2 to Alert level 3 for NCR plus, which includes Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and continue reading : DBCC JOINT STATEMENT ON THE SURGE OF COVID-19 CASES

PH RECORDS LOWEST 2021 MONTHLY INFLATION RATE IN DECEMBER—NEDA

January 5, 2022 The Philippines recorded its lowest monthly inflation rate for 2021, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. As reported by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) today, the headline inflation rate eased to 3.6 percent in December from 4.2 percent in November 2021. The decline was primarily driven by slower food inflation, continue reading : PH RECORDS LOWEST 2021 MONTHLY INFLATION RATE IN DECEMBER—NEDA

STATEMENT ON THE 2021 FIRST SEMESTER OFFICIAL POVERTY STATISTICS

Statement on the 2021 first semester official poverty statistics Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua December 17, 2021 Members of the media, colleagues in government, fellow Filipinos, good morning. Recent developments At the start of the Duterte administration in 2016, we pursued the zero-to-ten point socioeconomic agenda to help us achieve the Ambisyon Natin continue reading : STATEMENT ON THE 2021 FIRST SEMESTER OFFICIAL POVERTY STATISTICS

GOV’T ACHIEVES 2021 TARGET OF 50 MILLION PHILSYS REGISTRATIONS – NEDA

December 15, 2021 The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has achieved its target of 50 million registrations for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) in 2021, despite the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. As of December 10, 2021, the PSA has registered 50,014,382 Filipinos to the demographic and biometric data collection. In partnership with the continue reading : GOV’T ACHIEVES 2021 TARGET OF 50 MILLION PHILSYS REGISTRATIONS – NEDA

DBCC REVIEW OF THE MEDIUM-TERM MACROECONOMIC ASSUMPTIONS AND FISCAL PROGRAM FOR FY 2021 TO 2024

Review of the Medium-Term Macroeconomic Assumptions and Fiscal Program for FY 2021 to 2024 December 14, 2021 The Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) has revisited the government’s medium-term macroeconomic assumptions, fiscal program, and growth targets for FY 2021 to 2024 in line with recent domestic and external  developments. Our accelerated vaccination drive has enabled the continue reading : DBCC REVIEW OF THE MEDIUM-TERM MACROECONOMIC ASSUMPTIONS AND FISCAL PROGRAM FOR FY 2021 TO 2024

OCTOBER 2021 LABOR FORCE SURVEY RESULTS JOINT STATEMENT OF THE DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION’S ECONOMIC MANAGERS

THE OCTOBER 2021 LABOR FORCE SURVEY RESULTS JOINT STATEMENT OF THE DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION’S ECONOMIC MANAGERS SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA FINANCE SECRETARY CARLOS G. DOMINGUEZ BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT OFFICER-IN-CHARGE TINA ROSE MARIE L. CANDA DECEMBER 7, 2021   We are on the right track to a strong and early recovery. Once more, our continue reading : OCTOBER 2021 LABOR FORCE SURVEY RESULTS JOINT STATEMENT OF THE DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION’S ECONOMIC MANAGERS

NEDA OUTLINES 10-POINT POLICY AGENDA TO BOOST PH ECONOMIC RECOVERY

December 3, 2021 The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has proposed a 10-point policy agenda to accelerate the country’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare the country for future pandemics. During his talk at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) on Wednesday, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua emphasized the need to continue reading : NEDA OUTLINES 10-POINT POLICY AGENDA TO BOOST PH ECONOMIC RECOVERY

NEDA CITES KEY INTERVENTIONS FOR A FASTER PH ECONOMIC RECOVERY

November 30, 2021 Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua said on Friday that the effective management of COVID-19 risks will allow the economy to recover to the pre-pandemic level in early 2022. During the virtual Philippine Economic Briefing for the Foreign Chambers of Commerce, Chua listed the interventions that enabled the effective management of continue reading : NEDA CITES KEY INTERVENTIONS FOR A FASTER PH ECONOMIC RECOVERY

JOINT STATEMENT OF THE DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION’S ECONOMIC MANAGERS ON THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE FOR THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2021

JOINT STATEMENT OF THE DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION’S ECONOMIC MANAGERS ON THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE FOR THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2021 SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA FINANCE SECRETARY CARLOS G. DOMINGUEZ BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT OFFICER-IN-CHARGE TINA ROSE MARIE L. CANDA  NOVEMBER 9, 2021   Colleagues in government, friends from the media, fellow Filipinos, good morning. continue reading : JOINT STATEMENT OF THE DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION’S ECONOMIC MANAGERS ON THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE FOR THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2021

PH GOV’T CONTINUES POLICIES TO EASE FOOD INFLATION, SUPPORT TRANSPORT SECTOR – NEDA

November 5, 2021 The Philippine government continues to implement policies to ensure affordable food prices and support the transport sector, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. As reported by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) today, the headline inflation rate eased to 4.6 percent in October 2021 from 4.8 percent in September 2021. This continue reading : PH GOV’T CONTINUES POLICIES TO EASE FOOD INFLATION, SUPPORT TRANSPORT SECTOR – NEDA