NEDA LAUDS PH NEW POVERTY INDICATOR

November 22, 2018 MANILA—The Philippines’ new poverty index that complements the existing income-based poverty measurement, will help improve the design of development programs of the government, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. “We congratulate the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) for developing the multi-dimensional poverty statistics and releasing the results last week. This will continue reading : NEDA LAUDS PH NEW POVERTY INDICATOR

MANUFACTURING DECLINES IN NOVEMBER 2017, EXPECTED TO RECOVER THIS YEAR

January 10, 2018 Manufacturing output is expected to recover in 2018 following three consecutive months of decline since September 2017. In the Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries (MISSI) of the Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA), the Volume of Production Index (VoPI) for manufacturing contracted by 8.1 percent in November 2017. The Value of Production Index continue reading : MANUFACTURING DECLINES IN NOVEMBER 2017, EXPECTED TO RECOVER THIS YEAR

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

NEDA vows to address data gaps in tracking UN SDG progress

MANILA — The National Economic and Development Authority on Wednesday vowed to address data gaps in monitoring the Philippines’ progress in achieving targets under the Sustainable Development Agenda of the United Nations. In his keynote address on Wednesday at the International Conference on Sustainable Development Goals Statistics at The Peninsula Manila, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto continue reading : NEDA vows to address data gaps in tracking UN SDG progress

FOOD, TRANSPORT PRICES CAUSE HIGHER INFLATION IN AUGUST 2017

September 05, 2017 MANILA – Prices of food, transport, water, electricity, and gas pushed up inflation in August 2017. A report from NEDA-attached agency Philippine Statistics Authority states that headline inflation increased to 3.1 percent in August 2017 from 2.8 percent in the previous month. Core inflation, which excludes select volatile food and energy prices, continue reading : FOOD, TRANSPORT PRICES CAUSE HIGHER INFLATION IN AUGUST 2017

RECOVERY OF EXPORTS BOOST TRADE IN JANUARY 2017

Total Philippine trade grew by 14.2 percent in January 2017 backed by the surge in export receipts from most of the country’s traditional markets, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). Based on a report by the Philippine Statistics Authority, total trade grew to US$12.6 billion in January 2017, with imports growing by continue reading : RECOVERY OF EXPORTS BOOST TRADE IN JANUARY 2017

Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan pushes for timely inputs on Philippine data revolution roadmap

Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan delivered the opening remarks at the Informing a Data Revolution (IDR) Workshop, which was jointly held by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and the Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (Paris21) at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Conference Center, Makati City. In his message, Balisacan continue reading : Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan pushes for timely inputs on Philippine data revolution roadmap