Economy at a Glance No.2 -2018
Philippine Economy at a Glance No. 1-2018
CONGRESSMAN DAKILA CARLO E. CUA
Chairman, House Committee on Ways and Means
SENATOR JUAN EDGARDO M. ANGARA
Chairman, Senate Committee on Ways and Means
Our honourable guests, Ms. Lilia De Lima, Undersecretary Nora Terrado, and Atty. Perry Pe,
Fellow members and guests of the Makati Business Club,
Friends from the media,
Ladies and gentlemen,
Good afternoon and welcome.
October 17, 2018 – The Philippines remains globally competitive – ranked 56th out of 140countries – and regains its ranking as 5th most competitive economy (out of 9 countries
covered) within the ASEAN , as reported by the World Economic Forum in its latest Global Competitiveness Report.