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The World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index for 2017-2018 underscores that slow infrastructure development is hampering the Philippines' economy
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However, it falls behind more neighbors, given inadequate public infrastructure and inefficient government bureaucracy
The Philippines ranking drops in 8 of 12 pillars cited in the survey including goods market efficiency technological readiness innovation and infrastructure
The fall is due to a drop in a number of indicators and the increasing competitiveness of other countries but the results are disputed by the National Competitiveness Council
UPDATED Since the start of the Aquino administration the Philippines has moved up a total of 38 places from 85 in the 2010 2011 report to 47 in the latest one
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The Manila is the country’s most competitive city while Davao del Sur heads the provinces according to the 2015 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index
Rappler plotted in a chart the rankings and scores obtained by the Philippines and other neighboring nations in the annual Global Competitiveness Index of the World Economic Forum
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It is too early to tell the impact of the recent pork scandal among investors in the country an economist and a business expert say
The Philippines jumps a total of 26 places since 2010 in the World Economic Forum s Global Competitiveness Index What does this mean?
Philippines jumps 6 notches in the 2013 Global Competitiveness Index ranking behind Indonesia and Malaysia but higher than India and Vietnam