NEDA UNDERSECRETARY TUNGPALAN RECEIVES JICA PRESIDENT AWARD

January 19, 2018 National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Undersecretary for Investment Programming Rolando G. Tungpalan has been conferred a prestigious international award by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for his contributions in the delivery of countless JICA-assisted projects in the Philippines. Tungpalan is the only Filipino among the 29 individuals selected from all continue reading : NEDA UNDERSECRETARY TUNGPALAN RECEIVES JICA PRESIDENT AWARD

NEDA SAYS FOREIGN BUSINESSES CONFIDENT ON PH BUSINESS CLIMATE

October 10, 2017 MANILA– The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) on Tuesday gave the assurance that foreign investors remain confident to do business in the Philippines despite the 14 percent decline in foreign direct investments (FDI) in the first half of 2017. The NEDA likewise clarified that foreign equity placements, which Senate minority leader continue reading : NEDA SAYS FOREIGN BUSINESSES CONFIDENT ON PH BUSINESS CLIMATE

PH TRADE SEEN TO SUSTAIN GROWTH THROUGH REFORMS

October 10, 2017 MANILA – Productivity-enhancing reforms will help sustain the improving growth of Philippine trade recorded in August 2017, the National Economic and Development Authority said. NEDA-attached agency Philippine Statistics Authority reported that the country’s total trade grew by 10 percent in August 2017, a significant jump from June (1.5%) and July’s (2.5%) growth. continue reading : PH TRADE SEEN TO SUSTAIN GROWTH THROUGH REFORMS

PH TRADE CONTINUES DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH IN MARCH 2017

The National Economic and Development Authority recorded a 22.7-percent growth in trade March this year, following notable progress in exports and imports. NEDA-attached agency Philippine Statistics Authority reported that total trade grew to USD13.5 billion, with imports and exports growing 24 percent and 21 percent, respectively. “Philippine trade during the first quarter of this year continue reading : PH TRADE CONTINUES DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH IN MARCH 2017

MANUFACTURING STRENGTHENS FURTHER IN MARCH 2017

The National Economic and Development Authority reports that the manufacturing sector grew in March 2017 following the increased production in petroleum products, food, and transport equipment. NEDA-attached agency Philippine Statistics Authority released its Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries (MISSI) showing that the Volume of Production Index (VoPI) for manufacturing grew by 11.1 percent in continue reading : MANUFACTURING STRENGTHENS FURTHER IN MARCH 2017

Rise in food and non-food prices drive inflation up in November 2015

MANILA –Inflation accelerated to 1.1 percent in November 2015 from 0.4 percent in the previous month due to an increase in consumer prices of both food and non-food items, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “The 1.1 percent reported by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) today is well within the Bangko Sentral continue reading : Rise in food and non-food prices drive inflation up in November 2015