BECOMING MORE COMPETITIVE
The Philippine International Competitiveness Landscape
Filipinos have long been highly competitive in the world job market, yet perceptions of the Philippine investment climate have eroded in all major rankings of international competitiveness.
This has been a decade of expansion for international competitiveness rankings. More and more have appeared, with increasing coverage, literally from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. The increasing number of international rankings has been stimulated by the globalization of investment, trade, and information. Companies moving manufacturing or business processing operations offshore want to know how potential locations rank.[ Read This Chapter ]
9 March, 2017 at 08:30
The number of workers in the manufacturing sector is targeted to triple to 10 million by 2030 as industries make a big push for industrialization, according to Roberto Batungbacal, vice president of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (Amcham).
8 March, 2017 at 16:26
“The manufacturing sector is seen as a key driver in accelerating economic growth in a country that would have a population of 200 million by 2050. The goal is to create a globally competitive manufacturing sector that would contribute…
4 January, 2017 at 08:30
Over the last six years, we have tracked the country’s competitiveness ranking across a series of global competitiveness reports to see how we compare against other countries.
28 December, 2016 at 10:58
The Philippines is gearing up to negotiate two big free trade agreements (FTA) next year, as countries under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) approach a consensus on the partnership’s terms
12 December, 2016 at 17:00
A little over two dozen government agencies signed yesterday repeal orders for regulations seen as redundant and burdensome within their respective agencies
8 December, 2016 at 16:46
Philippine Competition Commission chair Arsenio Balisacan said yesterday the opening up of professions and ownership of educational institutions to foreigners would improve further the country’s competition landscape.
29 November, 2016 at 13:00
The Philippines is still much “talk” and less “walk” when it comes to addressing the country’s attractiveness as an investment destination.
28 November, 2016 at 14:09
There is no need to amend the 1987 Philippine Constitution to liberalize the country’s telecommunications and energy sectors and allow foreign players to operate as public utilities, said the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC).
24 November, 2016 at 10:21
In June, President Duterte and his chosen Cabinet members met with the business community to discuss the economic plans of the new government …
10 November, 2016 at 14:00
Expect the Duterte administration to further open up the education, media and retail sectors in the next few years as it aims to attract more foreign capital, economic managers told representatives of bilateral and multilateral development partners Tuesday.
4 November, 2016 at 14:00
The Department of Finance (DOF) has opened discussions in order to modernize and update the current fiscal incentives to be able to help evolve a tax system that is equitable, simple and efficient.
4 November, 2016 at 10:35
ANC News | Business Nightly – November 3, 2016
21 October, 2016 at 15:27
The Philippines will maintain its trade and economic ties with the United States, Trade Minister Ramon Lopez said on Friday, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte announced his “separation” from Washington.
19 October, 2016 at 15:10
Putting a cap on the imposition of fiscal incentives is expected to generate roughly P35 billion in savings for the government, according to Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez.
14 October, 2016 at 11:37
The Court of Appeals’ sixth division has upheld its ruling that rejected the plea of Globe Telecom, Inc. to stop the probe by the Philippine Competition Commission on its purchase…
12 October, 2016 at 17:00
When the then candidate Rodrigo Duterte spoke before a group of Makati businessmen, he outlined his economic program by talking about the war on drugs he will wage once elected. He impressed upon the Makati group that making sure there is peace and order will boost the economy.