PSA to conduct 2016 annual survey on Philippine Business and Industry
BUTUAN CITY, Apr. 17 (PIA) - The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is set to conduct the 2016 Annual Survey on Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI) in the provinces of Caraga Region.
Series of training sessions were already conducted for the regional and provincial staffs involved in the project. Just recently, the Regional Statistics Services Office 13 spearheaded by its regional director Rosalinda Celeste-Apura had conducted the second level training.
Third level training sessions were also held in the provincial offices last April 4-7, 2017. Respondents Forums were also arranged in the provinces within last week of April and first week of May 2017.
The 2016 Annual Survey on Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI) is a continuing activity of the Philippine Statistics Authority. It is primarily conducted to provide information on the levels, structures, performance and trends of economic activities of the formal sector in the entire country for the year 2016. It is one of the designated statistical activities of the government and it generates the essential statistics required for economic planning and analysis.
In particular, the ASPBI will collect data and generate detailed information on employment, income, expense, inventories, tangible fixed assets, intangible fixed assets and total assets of the establishments. Moreover, some indicators to evaluate the performance of industries at the national and regional levels can also be generated such as value added, labor productivity, average compensation and other necessary. Results from ASPBI were also used for Business Process Management (BPM) activities and identification of micro, small and medium establishments/enterprise (MSME) using data on total employment and total assets collected.
The distribution of questionnaires to sample establishment will start on April 17, 2017 to May 12, 2017 and collection will begin on May 2 to July 14, 2017. All information collected from sample establishment shall be kept strictly confidential and shall not be used for purposes of taxation, investigation or regulation as provided under Article 55 of RA 10625. (PSA-Caraga/PIA-Caraga)
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The adoption of the PGS fostered transformation and instilled positive change in the province and facilitated the translation of the province’s governance charter to actionable strategies and commitments leading to breakthrough results.
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Reaffirming Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones’s commitment to help and assist all affected learners, teachers and other DepEd personnel in re-establishing a sense of normalcy, DepEd Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Service (DRRMS) D...Read more
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“According to RA 9994, senior citizens shall be entitled to 20% discount and ex...Read more
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It was in December 2016 when a huge fire destroyed the school community that was established in a little village in Currimao, Ilocos Norte, no less than five minutes from the town’s municipal hall.
CNHS had lost an estimated damage of P2.7 million in their sch...Read more