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Assessment of business-friendly and competitive LGUs

1st Regional Competitiveness Summit, 30 July 2013

DILG complements NCC, PCCI in raising LGU’s business capacities
Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry

LG Competitiveness Survey (30 Indicators)

Business-friendly LGU Awards (60 indicators)

Seal of businessfriendly and competitive LGUs

Our outcomes framework
Phil. Dev’t Goal

Inclusive growth and poverty reduction
Accountable, transparent, participative and effective local governance Business-friendly and competitive LGUs Sociallyprotective and safe LGUs Environmentprotective, climate change adaptive, and disaster resilient LGUs

DILG’s outcome areas

DILG’s commitments, 2013-2016

Assess LGUs’ business competitiveness

Strengthen capacities on Local Economic Development

Provide incentives for exemplary performance

Help strengthen local roads management

We need to know where LGUs are at, to make our assistance highly nuanced and targeted

Assessment of business-friendly and competitive LGUs
1. Enabling local policies and plans in place 2. Permitting systems streamlined 3. Local institutions organized for business, investment 4. Basic infra support available 5. Local ordinances consistent with national policy

Our areas of convergence: local economy (1)
DILG
LGU profile: LGU dominant economy

NCC
Economic dynamism 1. size of economy 2. growth of economy & investments 3. employment 4. cost of living 5. financial deepening 6. productivity 7. bus. groups and associations

PCCI
Trade, investments & tourism promotions

Partnerships with the private sector

Public-private partnerships MSME development

Our areas of convergence: local governance (2)
DILG NCC PCCI
Investment Code, ordinance Enabling local policies Capacity to generate and plans in place resources 1. CLUP 2. CDP 3. Local Investment and Incentive Code 4. Local Revenue Code Local institutions organized for bus., investment 1. person, team, office? Responsiveness to business: presence of investment promotion unit/office

Investment desk, unit or center (and representation of bus. in LDC/POC

Our areas of convergence: local systems and processes (3)
DILG NCC PCCI
Quality customer service: citizens’ charter, Business-OneStop-Shop (BOSS), application for business permit, commercial/ industrial building & occupancy permits Responsiveness to Streamlined business business: business permit application registration system 1. new application 2. renewal Streamlined building or 3. construction construction permit application Streamlined occupancy Not included permit application

Our areas of convergence: local infrastructure (4)
DILG
Infrastructure support: 1. 24/7 power supply 2. financial institutions 3. metered water 4. roads network 5. ports: land, air, sea 6. telecoms 7. Universities or colleges 8. service institutions

NCC
Basic infrastructure Technology infra Social infra

PCCI
not included

NCC-distinct indicators
transparency and accountability indicators: DILG measures these in the SGH bronze, silver and gold recognition of performance: most citations are either from DILG or endorsed by DILG basic government services (DRRM, schools, crime): covered in other DILG audits for disaster preparedness, social protection, and public safety

DILG-specific indicators
local ordinances consistent or contrary with national policy

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pass-thru fees? environment fees? quarantine fees? other fees?

What we commit to do in the second half of 2013

December 2013

JulyNovember 2013

First quarter 2014

Assessment findings to inform highly nuanced and targeted assistance to LGUs on local economic development

Thank you.