STATEMENT OF NEDA SECRETARY ARSENIO M. BALISACAN ON HIS CONFIRMATION

Throughout my professional career, I have always considered it a distinct honor and privilege to serve my country, especially at no less than the highest levels of public administration and across several Presidents.   As our nation continues its full recovery and advances on its journey to prosperity, we are confronted with rapidly changing market conditions continue reading : STATEMENT OF NEDA SECRETARY ARSENIO M. BALISACAN ON HIS CONFIRMATION

NEDA UNDERSCORES CRITICAL ROLE OF STATISTICS IN PLANNING AND POLICY-MAKING

October 4, 2022 – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said a robust and responsive statistical system is indispensable in formulating sound and impactful public policies and interventions. In his address at the joint opening ceremony of the 33rd National Statistics Month (NSM) and the 15th National Convention on Statistics (NCS) organized by the continue reading : NEDA UNDERSCORES CRITICAL ROLE OF STATISTICS IN PLANNING AND POLICY-MAKING

PH TO BENEFIT FROM FINANCIALLY VIABLE PPP PROJECTS WITH REVISED BOT LAW IRR — NEDA

September 28, 2022 – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is confident that more financially viable and well-structured Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects will be delivered following the publication of the Revised 2022 Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Law last September 27, 2022. NEDA Secretary and BOT IRR Cabinet-level Committee Chair continue reading : PH TO BENEFIT FROM FINANCIALLY VIABLE PPP PROJECTS WITH REVISED BOT LAW IRR — NEDA

NEDA SECRETARY BALISACAN ELECTED AS POPCOM BOARD CHAIRPERSON, TACARDON NAMED OIC

September 12, 2022 – National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan was elected as the Chairperson of the Board of Commissioners of the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) on September 8, 2022. The POPCOM is mandated as the overall coordinating, monitoring, and policy-making body of the nation’s population program, including family continue reading : NEDA SECRETARY BALISACAN ELECTED AS POPCOM BOARD CHAIRPERSON, TACARDON NAMED OIC

TARGETED CASH TRANSFER SUBSIDY TO MITIGATE INFLATION IMPACT — NEDA

August 3, 2022 – The release of targeted subsidies to the most vulnerable Filipino families will cushion the impact of elevated prices of oil and other commodities, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said after the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) approved the release of the Special Allotment Release Order (SARO) worth PhP4.1 continue reading : TARGETED CASH TRANSFER SUBSIDY TO MITIGATE INFLATION IMPACT — NEDA

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

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND INNOVATION KEY TO DRIVING GROWTH, ADDRESSING GLOBAL CHALLENGES – NEDA

July 19, 2022 – The interdisciplinary coordination of Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) will act as a catalyst in driving economic growth and addressing global risks and challenges, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. During the 44TH Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) held on July 13 and 14, 2022, NEDA’s response to the ASM continue reading : SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND INNOVATION KEY TO DRIVING GROWTH, ADDRESSING GLOBAL CHALLENGES – NEDA

NEDA Annual Report 2021

With this year’s theme, “Beyond the Pandemic: Charting the Path Towards Full Economic Growth and Recovery,” the country now needs to look beyond the pandemic and prepare for the emerging challenges ahead.

INCREASING EMPLOYABILITY OF WORKFORCE TO FURTHER IMPROVE PH LABOR MARKET — NEDA

July 7, 2022 – Increasing the employability of the current and future workforce will translate to more job creation and better employment outcomes in the medium term, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said.   As reported by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) today, the country’s unemployment rate improved to 6.0 percent in May 2022 from the 7.7 continue reading : INCREASING EMPLOYABILITY OF WORKFORCE TO FURTHER IMPROVE PH LABOR MARKET — NEDA

PH GOV’T STRENGTHENS POLICY INTERVENTIONS ON SUPPLY SUFFICIENCY, AGRI PRODUCTIVITY AND TARGETED RELIEF TO CURB INFLATION—NEDA

July 5, 2022 – The Philippine government is committed to ensuring a stable food supply and mitigating the impact of rising commodity prices amid the global energy crisis, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. As reported by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) today, the country’s headline inflation rate accelerated to 6.1 percent in continue reading : PH GOV’T STRENGTHENS POLICY INTERVENTIONS ON SUPPLY SUFFICIENCY, AGRI PRODUCTIVITY AND TARGETED RELIEF TO CURB INFLATION—NEDA

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

NEDA WELCOMES THE ISSUANCE OF THE 12th REGULAR FOREIGN INVESTMENT NEGATIVE LIST

June 28, 2022 – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) welcomes the issuance of Executive Order (EO) No. 175 promulgating the 12th Regular Foreign Investment Negative List (RFINL). On Monday, President Rodrigo R. Duterte issued the 12th RFINL, which provides details on foreign ownership limitations for key areas or activities, through EO No. 175. continue reading : NEDA WELCOMES THE ISSUANCE OF THE 12th REGULAR FOREIGN INVESTMENT NEGATIVE LIST

TARGETED SUBSIDIES, FULL SCHOOL REOPENING TO HELP BRING BACK EMPLOYMENT — NEDA

June 10, 2022 — Targeted subsidies and the full resumption of face-to-face schooling will help bring back employment in the hardest-hit sectors, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. The Philippine Statistics Authority reported today that the country’s unemployment rate decreased from 5.8 percent in March 2022 to 5.7 percent in April 2022, the continue reading : TARGETED SUBSIDIES, FULL SCHOOL REOPENING TO HELP BRING BACK EMPLOYMENT — NEDA

CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AND MITIGATION NEED TO BE PLACED AT THE HEART OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING – NEDA

MANILA – Climate change adaptation and mitigation need to be placed at the heart of socioeconomic planning for the country to achieve its 2040 vision of eradicating extreme poverty, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. “Addressing the triple planetary crisis [of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution] has become our top development challenge. continue reading : CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AND MITIGATION NEED TO BE PLACED AT THE HEART OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING – NEDA