2018 World Competitiveness Yearbook by the IMD

From being ranked 41st in 2017, the Philippines slid by nine notches to 50th out of 63 countries in the 2018 version of the World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY). Now on its 30th edition, the WCY is a publication of the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) which has 55 partner organizations in 63 countries. Click continue reading

The Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018

The Philippines climbed one notch to 56th from previous year’s 57th, in the overall rankings of 137 economies, based on the Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) 2017-2018. However, despite this improvement, the Philippines has seen decrease in previous pillar rankings. The Report highlighted that the Philippines could make large gains in competitiveness at a relatively lower continue reading

2018 Ease of Doing Business Index by the World Bank

The Philippines continues to traverse an upward trend of economic gains, as it climbed 12 notches to reach the 58th spot in The Heritage Foundation’s 2017 Index of Economic Freedom (IEF), from 70th among all ranked countries the year before. With an overall score of 65.6 (up from 63.1 in 2016), the Philippines maintains its continue reading

Index of Economic Freedom 2017 by the Heritage Foundation

The  Philippines continues  to  traverse  an  upwardtrend  of  economic gains, as it climbed 12 notches to reach the 58th spot in The Heritage Foundation’s 2017  Index  of  Economic  Freedom (IEF), from 70th among  all  ranked  countries  the yearbefore.  With  an  overall  score  of 65.6 (up from 63.1 in 2016), the Philippines maintains its stature as continue reading