Total foreign investments (FI) approved in the third quarter of 2014 by the seven investment promotion agencies (IPAs), namely: Board of Investments (BOI), Clark Development Corporation (CDC), Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), and Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) as well as the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB), BOI-Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BOI-ARMM), and Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) amounted to PhP 18.3 billion, 44.4 percent lower than the PhP 32.9 billion recorded in the same period last year.
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announces the release of the 2006 Input-Output (2006 I-O) Accounts of the Philippines publication. The publication is the tenth (10th) of a series for the Philippines since the construction of the first benchmark I-O Accounts in 1961. The 2006 I-O Accounts is a compilation of matrices showing the interrelationships of the different processes of production and the uses of goods and services as well as the income generated by production. It provides detailed measures of the economic structure of the country which are not shown in the regular releases of the national accounts.
According to the United Nations, violence against women is an act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual, or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life. It encompasses all forms of violation of women's rights, including threats and reprisals, exploitation, harassment, and other forms of control.
GDP grew year-on-year by 5.3 percent in the third quarter of 2014. This is lower than the growth rates of 6.4 percent in the second quarter of 2014 and 7.0 percent in the third quarter of 2013. The Services Sector decelerated to 5.4 percent but remained the main driver of GDP growth for the quarter. It is noted that the growth in Services sector has been on the downward trend since Q1 of 2014.
The Philippine Statistics Authority reports that the 2014 second quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth figure remained unchanged at 6.4 percent. The revisions in the different industries/sectors were not significant enough to affect the change in the growth rate.
Food Balance Sheet
estimates of the overall food supply situation in the country that is available for consumption of the populace and shows the trends in the levels of the country’s food supply and changes in its composition
Philippine Standard Classification
of Education (PSCE) a database of classification of all educational levels in the Philippine educational system. It aims to integrate the different classification schemes being used by the various agencies, for the purpose of standardizing and facilitating the compilation of education statistics as basis for educational planning, manpower training, labor market studies and other related activities.
Philippine Standard Commodity Classification (PSCC)
The database of all commodities on imports and exports used for tariff and statistical purposes. The 2004 PSCC is an integration of the ASEAN Harmonized Tariff Nomenclature based on the 2002 version of the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS) prescribed by the World Customs Organization (WCO), and on the Standard International Trade Classification Rev. 3 issued by the United Nations Statistical Office in 1986. It consists of 21 sections, 99 chapters, 1,266 headings, and 13,290 items.
Philippine Central Product Classification (PCPC)
a database of standard classification of goods and services in the Philippines based on the full document of the 2002 PCPC. Contains correspondence with the UN Central Product Classification (UNCPC) Ver 1.1, International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC) Rev 3.1, Harmonized Tariff Nomenclature of the Philippines (HSP) and the Philippine Standard Commodity Classification (PSCC) Rev. 3.
Philippine Standard Geographic Code (PSGC) a comprehensive geographical classification which serves as a tool for ensuring the comparability of statistics relating to the geographical areas of the country; likewise contains statistics on voters.
Good Governance Index
The GGI aims to come up with objective, comprehensive and comparable measures of good governance based on outcome indicators. Contains the 2005 and 2008 provincial and municipal GGI.