Statement of Sec. Balisacan at the Post-SRMM Joint Ministers Press Conference

  STATEMENT ARSENIO M. BALISACAN Socioeconomic Planning Secretary of the Philippines APEC 2015 Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting (SRMM) Chair JOINT MINISTERS PRESS CONFERENCE Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting 8 September 2015, 4:45 PM Radisson Blu Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines   Members of the press, friends, ladies and gentlemen, good evening. We, Ministers and high level officials continue reading : Statement of Sec. Balisacan at the Post-SRMM Joint Ministers Press Conference

APEC 2015 Family Photo

Ministers of the 21 APEC member economies pose for a family photo led by Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting (SRMM) Chair and Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan. The photo was taken during the second day of the SRMM on September 8, 2015 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines.   Download link for high-resolution continue reading : APEC 2015 Family Photo

APEC 2015 – Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting (SRMM)

Socioeconomic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director General Arsenio M. Balisacan chaired the Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting (SRMM) on September 7 and 8, 2015 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines. The SRMM gathered anew the 21 member economies of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) to review the progress made five years after the APEC continue reading : APEC 2015 – Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting (SRMM)

Welcome Remarks of Sec. Balisacan at the APEC Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting

WELCOME REMARKS SECRETARY ARSENIO M. BALISACAN Economic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General APEC Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting Radisson Blu Hotel, Cebu City 07 September 2015 (Day 1) Honorable Ministers and Deputy Ministers of the 21 member economies of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, our development partners from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development and continue reading : Welcome Remarks of Sec. Balisacan at the APEC Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting

Pre-SRMM Press Conference

Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan highlights Structural Reform as a crucial factor in maintaining the growth momentum of the Philippines in his opening statement at the Pre-Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting (SRMM) Press Conference on September 6, 2015 at the International Media Center, Bayfront Hotel, Cebu City. “It (Structural Reform) is a long process that continue reading : Pre-SRMM Press Conference

Growth of services value chains, critical for job creation and inclusive growth – NEDA

CEBU CITY – The critical role of services trade in global value chains (GVCs) must be further explored as it can provide potential new sources of growth and jobs for the country and the entire APEC region, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “We would like to see greater participation of services continue reading : Growth of services value chains, critical for job creation and inclusive growth – NEDA

Welcome Remarks of Director Carlos Bernardo O. Abad Santos at the APEC Workshop on Methods and Methodologies to Evaluate the Impact of Economic Regulation

WELCOME REMARKS CARLOS BERNARDO O. ABAD SANTOS NEDA Governance Staff Director APEC WORKSHOP ON METHODS AND METHODOLOGIES TO EVALUATE THE IMPACT OF ECONOMIC REGULATION 28 August 2015, 9:00 AM Radisson Blu Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines Distinguished guests, colleagues from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies, dear friends, ladies and gentlemen, good morning. I am pleased continue reading : Welcome Remarks of Director Carlos Bernardo O. Abad Santos at the APEC Workshop on Methods and Methodologies to Evaluate the Impact of Economic Regulation

The Philippines leads APEC talks on Services
Growth and job-generation potential of services highlighted

CEBU CITY—Discussions on services led by the Philippines at the margins of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Third Senior Officials’ Meeting continue to draw interest among APEC economies and have been further shaping the services agenda for the Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting (SRMM) to be held on September 7 to 8 in Cebu City, continue reading : The Philippines leads APEC talks on Services
Growth and job-generation potential of services highlighted

APEC Ministers to tackle Structural Reform in Cebu

MANILA – In a bid to enhance regional economic integration, ministers from twenty-one (21) Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies will meet in Cebu City on September 7 and 8 to review APEC’s structural reform efforts and set the post-2015 agenda of the region. The APEC Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting (SRMM), to be chaired continue reading : APEC Ministers to tackle Structural Reform in Cebu

PH leads preparations on APEC talks for Structural Reform for Inclusive Growth and Services

BORACAY, AKLAN—The Philippines is the lead economy to prepare analytical framework papers on structural reform for inclusive growth and the role of structural reform on services to help shape discussions in the forthcoming Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting (SRMM) to be held in Cebu City in September. Five themes were agreed upon by the Economic Committee continue reading : PH leads preparations on APEC talks for Structural Reform for Inclusive Growth and Services