RDC-CAR discusses gains, remaining challenges, and development strategies in updated Regional Development Plan

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) adopted the Cordillera Regional Development Plan 2017-2022 Midterm Update which details the region’s strategic thrusts for 2020-2022 on November 29, 2019. The Regional Plan is aligned with the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022 which serves as the current administration’s strategy for national development anchored on enhancing social… Read more »

Cordillera economy grows above target

BAGUIO CITY – The Philippine Statistics Authority-Cordillera (PSA-CAR) reported that the Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) grew by 7.3% in 2018. This was presented during the Press Conference on the 2018 Report on the Economic Performance of the Cordillera Administrative Region 2018 on April 25 in Baguio City. NEDA-CAR stated that the region has had… Read more »

Manufacturing industry contributed 42.2% to CAR’s GRDP

According to NSCB, the manufacturing industry which is dominantly located in Baguio's EPZA generated about Ph 51 Billion worth of good and services, or about 42% of the region's GRDP.  In contrast, the agriculture and forestry sector merely generated Ph 12.75 Billion or about a tenth of the region's GRDP.  

Manufacturing industry contributed 42.2% to CAR's GRDP

According to NSCB, the manufacturing industry which is dominantly located in Baguio's EPZA generated about Ph 51 Billion worth of good and services, or about 42% of the region's GRDP.  In contrast, the agriculture and forestry sector merely generated Ph 12.75 Billion or about a tenth of the region's GRDP.