NEDA considers TRAIN having little effect on inflation

March 01, 2018 MANILA — Officials of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Department of Finance (DOF), Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), and the country’s leading economists attending the meeting of the Senate Committee on Economic Affairs, led by Sen. Win Gatchalian, were in consensus that several factors have pushed inflation up in January, continue reading : NEDA considers TRAIN having little effect on inflation

Majority of households to benefit from removal of QR on rice imports

February 9, 2018 MANILA— Majority of Filipino families will benefit from lower retail prices of rice, which is the likely result once the amendment of the agricultural tariffication law is enacted, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. Amending Republic Act (RA) No. 8178, otherwise known as the Agricultural Tariffication Act” of 1996, is continue reading : Majority of households to benefit from removal of QR on rice imports

39 AREAS TO REMAIN COMPETITIVE WITH 35 PERCENT TARIFF ON RICE IMPORTS

January 5, 2018   MANILA – At least 38 rice-producing provinces and a city will have competitive advantage over Thailand and Vietnam in rice production should the 35 percent tariff be levied on rice imports and the quantitative restrictions (QR) be lifted. Results of the preliminary analysis conducted by the National Economic and Development Authority’s Agriculture, continue reading : 39 AREAS TO REMAIN COMPETITIVE WITH 35 PERCENT TARIFF ON RICE IMPORTS

Rapid rise in food prices, typhoon Yolanda drive up poverty incidence among Filipinos in first half of 2014
Per capita incomes increased but food inflation negated benefits for the poor– NEDA

MANILA – The rapid rise in food prices, particularly of rice, and the lingering effects of Typhoon Yolanda in the first half of 2014 elevated poverty incidence among Filipino individuals to 25.8 percent and among Filipino families to 20.0 percent during the period, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). Data from the continue reading : Rapid rise in food prices, typhoon Yolanda drive up poverty incidence among Filipinos in first half of 2014
Per capita incomes increased but food inflation negated benefits for the poor– NEDA