More Focus to be Given by Duterte Administration to Agriculture and Manufacturing

Incoming economics chief Ernesto Pernia said that the economy must rebalance by increasing the shares of agriculture and manufacturing, and relying less on the services sector to create more jobs. The economy has benefited from the rise of the services sector, but progress remains concentrated in the capital and is largely unfelt in the provinces. Businessmen, however, asked the government to identify specific business subsectors tied…

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