Competitiveness

GAIN inks partnership with PACUCOA to strengthen Ph graduates’ global competitiveness

Published by rudy Date posted on September 2, 2021

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Some articles say that the Flag of Philippines’ IMD competitiveness ranking is the worst in 5 years. After going through and checking various sources, we can see that it’s actually the lowest since PGMA’s time (17 years).

Published by rudy Date posted on June 22, 2021

Some articles say that the ??’ IMD competitiveness ranking is the worst in 5 years. After going through and checking various sources, we can see that it’s actually the lowest since PGMA’s time (17 years). https://t.co/AapDIENCBZ pic.twitter.com/n68MU8Mlqg — Nicky Franco (@HoR_102) June 22, 2021

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Philippines global competitiveness ranking worst in five years

Published by rudy Date posted on June 18, 2021

by Louise Maureen Simeon (The Philippine Star), 18 Jun 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines slipped seven notches in the global competitiveness ranking, the sharpest drop in Asia-Pacific and its poorest performance over the last five years, as the country’s mediocre pandemic response led to an economic deterioration, the worst in several decades.

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This is how countries can rebuild competitive economies for people and planet

Published by rudy Date posted on December 16, 2020

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PHL schools need new curriculum to boost talent competitiveness

Published by rudy Date posted on November 30, 2020

By Jenina P. Ibanez, Reporter, BusinessWorld, 30 Nov 2020 THE Philippines should improve the education curriculum to boost competitiveness of its future workers, business leaders said.

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Rising product digitalisation and losing trade competitiveness

Published by rudy Date posted on November 11, 2020

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PH must speed up reforms to sustain competitiveness: DTI chief

Published by rudy Date posted on June 19, 2020

By Kris Crismundo, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 19 Jun 2020 MANILA – Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said the country should fast track reforms and implement policies that will sustain its competitiveness amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.

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Keeping local SME-BPOs globally competitive

Published by rudy Date posted on January 8, 2020

By BusinessMirror, 8 Jan 2020 Miguel Warren, Payoneer’s VP for Southeast Asia & Pakistan and general manager for Hong Kong, leads off the event as he talks about how the company allows freelancers, entrepreneurs and MSMEs to scale their businesses globally at a cost-effective price and a commendable customer experience. The business-process outsourcing sector is…

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Global competitive index: Indo Pacific rankings

Published by rudy Date posted on October 13, 2019

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Philippines drops 8 notches in global competitiveness ranking

Published by rudy Date posted on October 9, 2019

by Louella Desiderio (The Philippine Star) – 9 Oct 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines slipped eight places to rank 64th out of 141 countries in the latest Global Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum (WEF) from 56th place last year amid lower rankings in the information and communication technology (ICT) adoption and macroeconomic…

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DOF hits IMD competitiveness report

Published by rudy Date posted on May 30, 2018

by DAXIM L. LUCAS, Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 30, 2018 Fiscal authorities yesterday described as “laughable” the claim of the International Institute of Management Development in its 2018 World Competitiveness Report that the country’s public finances are worsening.

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PHL registers ‘most significant decline’ in competitiveness in 2017

Published by rudy Date posted on May 24, 2018

By JON VIKTOR D. CABUENAS, GMA News, May 24, 2018 Philippine competitiveness registered its “most significant decline” in this year’s world ranking given the downtrend in tourism and employment among others, the International Institute of Management Development (IMD) has said.

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Philippines ranks 45th in world talent competitiveness

Published by rudy Date posted on November 21, 2017

By Helen Flores and Catherine Talavera (The Philippine Star), Nov 21, 2017 MANILA, Philippines — Despite low investments in education, the Philippines has improved its position in the 2017 World Talent Ranking report released by leading global business school International Institute for Management Development (IMD) yesterday.

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World Bank cites threats to mfg competitiveness

Published by rudy Date posted on September 22, 2017

By Czeriza Valencia (The Philippine Star), Sep 22, 2017 MANILA, Philippines — Advancements in technology and changing global trade patterns are threatening the competitiveness of developing countries as investment destinations for manufacturing, the World Bank said.

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Competing in a world of sectors without borders

Published by rudy Date posted on July 24, 2017

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Global competitiveness: Philippines improves to 41st

Published by rudy Date posted on June 1, 2017

By Richmond Mercurio (The Philippine Star), Jun 1, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – Strong economic performance has propelled the Philippines to a notch higher or to 41st spot in this year’s World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) rankings of the International Institute of Management Development (IMD).

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The myth of power and competitiveness

Published by rudy Date posted on March 31, 2017

By Cielito F. Habito, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mar 31, 2017 Is the high cost of power holding the Philippines back from stronger industrialization? Almost no economic forum I’ve attended goes by without someone complaining that our high power costs—often described to be among the highest, if not the highest, in Asia—keeps us from attracting more…

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Will artificial intelligence be essential to competitiveness?

Published by rudy Date posted on March 16, 2017

A new study says AI will have a dramatic impact on business by 2020. By Bob Violino, Mar 16, 2017 Artificial intelligence will have a dramatic impact on business by 2020, according to study released this week by IT services, consulting and business solutions provider Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

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Philippines boosts global ranking in ease of doing business

Published by rudy Date posted on October 27, 2016

By Richmond Mercurio (The Philippine Star), October 27, 2016 MANILA, Philippines – Reforms made by the previous administration have propelled the Philippines higher in the rankings of the World Bank Group’s annual ease of doing business report.

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Drop in competitiveness spurs calls for reforms

Published by rudy Date posted on September 29, 2016

By Richmond Mercurio (The Philippine Star), September 29, 2016 MANILA, Philippines – The National Competitiveness Council (NCC) is calling for further reforms in the country’s bureaucracy, infrastructure, technology and innovation as the Philippines took a step backwards in its plan of reaching the top third in global competitiveness ranking.

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NCC takes steps to repeal nearly 4,000 redundant laws

Published by rudy Date posted on June 13, 2016

By Roy Stephen C. Canivel, June 13, 2016, http://www.bworldonline.com/content.php?section=Economy&title=NCC-takes-steps-to-repeal-nearly-4,000-redundant-laws-&id=128951 EIGHT GOVERNMENT agencies have expressed their commitment to reducing red tape, which impedes the competitiveness of doing business in the country, with nearly 4,000 issuances in the process of being repealed.

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Phl falls two notches in global talent index

Published by rudy Date posted on January 22, 2016

The Philippines ranked 56th out of 109 economies in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2015-2016 released yesterday by the Adecco Group and the Human Capital Leadership Institute of Singapore, which measured a country’s ability to compete for talent.

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Managing industry needs of human capital

Published by rudy Date posted on January 6, 2016

Aside from teaching, my work at De La Salle University (DLSU) involves creating and managing avenues for our industry partners to meet our new graduates and for the former to prefer them over their cohorts from other schools. This is a big challenge indeed as industry has its own character shaped by its raison d’être,…

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Philippines targets leap into top 30 most competitive economics

Published by rudy Date posted on October 1, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – After moving five notches higher in the latest World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Index, the Philippines will now embark on a more ambitious task of breaching the top 30 most competitive economies in the world.

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PH ‘off’ target to break into top 3rd of competitiveness rankings

Published by rudy Date posted on July 17, 2015

The Philippines has remained “off” its target to break into the top third of global rankings by 2016, even as the country has been identified as the “most improved” economy in four important global competitiveness indices.

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NCC ranks Manila most competitive city this year

Published by rudy Date posted on July 17, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – Manila, the country’s capital, has regained its glory as a prime investment destination after being named as this year’s most competitive city, according to a report by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC).

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Working on competitiveness

Published by rudy Date posted on May 7, 2015

Six steps and eight days. This is what 12 government agencies had been working on and seem quite proud enough to give it the budget for limited print ads in the national dailies recently.

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Statement from the NCC on the WEF Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015

Published by rudy Date posted on September 4, 2014

Philippines is Most Improved Country in WEF Global Competitiveness Report since 2010; Up 7 this year to No. 52 We are pleased to inform you that the Philippines has advanced 7 more notches to No. 52 in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015, from No. 59 last year. The country has now gained…

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Statement: The Presidential Spokesperson on PH ranking in WEF Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015

Published by rudy Date posted on September 3, 2014

Statement: The Presidential Spokesperson on PH ranking in WEF Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 Statement of Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda On the Philippines’ ranking in the WEF Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015

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PH drops to 100th of 143 countries in Global Innovation Index, 3rd to last in Asia

Published by rudy Date posted on July 19, 2014

The Philippines has dropped 10 notches in a global index measuring innovation, landing the country third to last in a surveyed region defined by East and Southeast Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands.

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