II has taken initiative of decentralization of school management in recent years under the name School Level Improvement Plans (SLIPs).
, our goal is not only to increase our total export revenues and make Philippine products known in the global market but also to address constraints in export growth,' Terrado said.
Philexport, meanwhile, said in a statement issued Friday that the approved PEDP sets an exports growth target of 8 to 9 percent this year to reach the goal of $100 billion.
welcomed the approval of the PEDP by President Aquino, as this was a formal signal for government to facilitate export growth.
Manalo, who is also chair of the EDC, said the proposed PEDP would provide support programs for key exports like electronics and the emerging sectors.
He added that the newly crafted PEDP intended to enhance productivity and competitiveness to improve efficiency of exportrelated services, and upgrade the quality of export goods and services.
As a main trade policy document, the PEDP underscores strategies consistent with the AEC (Asean Economic Community), an important one of which is the unified international trade strategy framework, with industry competitiveness as its foundation.
According to Manalo, the proposed 20142016 PEDP, which targets export receipts to reach $100 billion by end 2016, will transform the Philippines into an exporting nation that will fuel growth of the small and medium enterprises (SMEs), creating more jobs and competitive products that the Philippines can offer.
The EDC has started crafting the PEDP
2014-2016, which will contain export revenue targets for the next three years, in consideration of the problems affecting the local and international markets.
Under the 2011-2013 PEDP
, exports are not only envisioned to more than double by the end of the current administration's term, but also generate 9.