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ABOUT THE INDEX

The Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index is an annual ranking of Philippine cities and municipalities developed by the National Competitiveness Council through the Regional Competitiveness Committees (RCCs) with the assistance of the United States Agency for International Development. The CMCI local competitiveness Framework adopted the framework developed by Michael Porter, which is also being used in a number of global surveys on competitiveness. Porter’s definition of competitiveness focused on the idea of productivity. Productivity is defined as output per unit of input. Effectively, it attempts to measure how many final products can be produced using a limited number of inputs. Productivity also requires that efficient outputs command value in the local up to the global marketplace...See more

ABOUT THE RCCs

Building local competitiveness is critical to enhancing long-term national competitiveness. In pursuit of this goal, the National Competitiveness Council encouraged the creation of Regional Competitiveness Committees (RCCs) across the Philippines. Each RCC is composed of members from the public sector, private sector and academe. It should have one chairman from the public sector and a co-chairman from the private sector. Currently, there are 17 Regional Competitiveness Committees across the country. Each RCC works closely with the National Competitiveness Council to execute activities aimed to promote reforms and growth at the regional level. These activities contribute to the overall competitiveness of the regions, which in turn contribute to diversification of investment and job opportunities, creation of new wealth, growth of middle class in different parts of the country, and to the overall attractiveness of the country as an investment site...See more

ANNUAL RANKINGS :

2017 2016 2015 2014

RANKING CATEGORIES :

PROVINCES CITIES (ALL) HIGHLY URBANIZED CITIES COMPONENT CITIES MUNICIPALITIES (ALL) 1ST TO 2ND CLASS MUNICIPALITIES 3RD TO 6TH CLASS MUNICIPALITIES

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