9 months ‘More infra investments needed for PH regions’ Manilatimes |Biz
To spur economic growth in other regions of the country, economists recently called on the government to boost investments in its critical infrastructures. Doing so would pave the way for new economic hubs outside of the national capital region (NCR), research firm IHS Markit said. The firm made the statement after the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said last week economic growth in the NCR including Metro Manila lost pace in 2018. The region, however, still contributed the largest to the country’s economy, it added. Data released by the agency said the NCR had the largest share of gross domestic product ... more