NEDA: Shift to Federalism to Cost Gov’t PhP253.5B

By Ben O. de Vera, Philippine Daily Inquirer If implemented next year, the shift to a federal form of government will cost up to P253.5 billion and this will be on top of the current cost of running the government, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). Also, in its presentation to the […]
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NEDA Expects Stable Inflation to Continue for the Rest of 2017

Manila—(PHStocks)—The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) projects the moderate inflation rate registered in the first six months of 2017 to continue for the rest of the year. This is following a report released by NEDA-attached agency Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) stating that headline inflation further slowed to 2.8 percent in June 2017 from 3.1 percent in […]
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Imports Growth in April 2016 Shows Strong Business, Consumer Confidence

Manila—(PHStocks)—Philippine imports grew by 29.2 percent from a year ago in April 2016, due to double-digit growth in purchases of capital goods, raw materials and intermediate goods, and consumer goods, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippine Statistics Authority reported today that Philippine imports grew to US$6.5 billion in April 2016 […]
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Brexit Effect Minimal for PH Economy

Manila—(PHStocks)—The exit of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU), also known as Brexit, has minimal direct effect on the Philippine economy due to strong macroeconomic fundamentals, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “The direct effect of Brexit does not seem substantial, even as we expect that domestic financial markets […]
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Impact Evaluation Improves Gov’t Resource Allocation

The national government will continue to conduct impact evaluation to inform decisions and resource allocation processes, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. Related Articles:NEDA: Shift to Federalism to Cost Gov’t PhP253.5BExports Down for 3rd Straight Month in FebruaryPhilippines Beats Estimates, Posts 7.8% GDP Growth for 1Q2013PH Gov’t Closer to Achieving Targets of the […]
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Investor Confidence Goes Beyond 2016 Polls–NEDA Chief

Whoever would become the next president is lucky as the Philippines has already cemented its attractiveness to investors in the medium term, according to the country’s chief economist. Read More Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer Related Articles:NEDA: Shift to Federalism to Cost Gov’t PhP253.5BExports Down for 3rd Straight Month in FebruaryNEDA says Ties with the US […]
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Exports Down for 3rd Straight Month in February

The value of Philippine-made goods shipped overseas declined for the third straight month in February on the back of “fragile” global demand coupled with lower commodity prices, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). Read More Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer Related Articles:NEDA: Shift to Federalism to Cost Gov’t PhP253.5BPhilippines Beats Estimates, Posts 7.8% […]
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NEDA says Ties with the US to Boost Inclusive Growth Efforts

The Philippine government has stressed the importance of strengthening ties with the United States, which a top official said would play a key role in promoting inclusive growth in the country. In a statement, made in time for US President  Barack Obama’s state visit to the Philippines Monday, the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) expressed confidence that bilateral deals between […]
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