6th Regional Competitiveness Summit
August 18, 2018, the Municipality of San Antonio headed by the Municipal Mayor Honorable ESTELA D. ANTIPOLO, MD together with Municipal Planning Officer Mr. MELCHOR VENTURA and BPLO Mr. REDEN PIEDRA attended the 6TH Regional Competitiveness Summit: The 2018 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index Award at PICC,Pasay City.The Regional Competitive Summit aims to recognize the most competitive Philippine cities and municipalities for 2018 as it highlighted the results of the Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) by ranking over 1,500 local government units over the country.
This program is conducted by the National Competitiveness Council, aligned with the goal to improve the country’s overall competitiveness, through collaborative efforts between the national and local government agencies, and the public and private sectors. Wherein,LGUs were ranked on three pillars anchored on global standards – Economic Dynamism, Government Efficiency, and Infrastructure.Each pillar has indicators which provide a more detailed view of the economic status of the locality.
There are 8 indicators for Economic Dynamism and 10 indicators for Government, Efficiency and Infrastructure, totaling 28 indicators. And we are especially proud of our improved ranking from 348 in 2016 to rank 146 in 2017, making San Antonio as ranked 22nd Most Improved Ranking in the whole country.