Total foreign investments (FI) approved in the second 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 36.0 billion, declining by 38.8 percent from the PhP 58.8 billion recorded in the same period last year.
The Philippine Statistics Authority and the World Bank will hold a launching forum on the Philippine Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (Phil-WAVES) Project today at 9:00 A.M. at the Bahia Rooftop, 14th Floor, InterContinental Manila in Makati City.
It’s all systems go for the 25th National Statistics Month (NSM) in October.
An annual month-long celebration that aims to instill nationwide awareness and appreciation of statistics, the NSM was first observed in October 1990 through the Presidential Proclamation No. 647 Declaring the Month of October of Every Year as the National Statistics Month, issued by then President Corazon C. Aquino on September 20, 1990. The celebrations since then were spearheaded by the former National Statistical Coordination Board, which is now part of the newly organized Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) celebrates today the first anniversary of its founding and signing into law of the Philippine Statistics Act of 2013. The Philippine Statistics Act of 2013 was signed into law by President Benigno S. Aquino III on September 12, 2013. The Act created the PSA which merged the former National Statistics Office, National Statistical Coordination Board, Bureau of Agricultural Statistics and Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics into one organization.
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.