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Date: 2019-01-30 17:40:30.416192
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Date: 2019-02-13 14:40:03.902396
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Requested from PIDS by G. Andalis at 05:40 PM on
Jan 30, 2019.
Purpose: Research and development
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2016 - 01/30/2019
Tracking no: #PIDS-785951697830
February 13, 2019 Dear Gwendolyn, Greetings! Thank you for your request dated Jan 30, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch. Your request You asked for 2019 Infrastructure Plans. You requested for the data on the following: 1. Data on status (usage/excess/etc.) of previous years' budget as well as current year's budget 2. Development plans for the current year, including priority areas and strategy 3. Projected political and economic impact of these plan (GDP, Taxes, other econ. metrics) 4. Opportunities for foreign investment (most particularly Japanese Investment) based on these plan 5. Other information/references/publications you may deem relevant Response to your request While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance, this Office does not produce the data for the information you have requested. In relation to the specific topic of your request, PIDS makes use of administrative data from other agencies for our research studies. May we direct you to the Department of Budget and Management for query on budget (Item # 1); the National Economic and Development Authority for development plans and strategies (Item #2); the Department of Finance and the Philippine Statistics Authority; which may have data on taxes and GDP; and Board of Investments for data related on foreign investments. You may visit them on the following websites: • http://www.neda.gov.ph/ • https://www.dof.gov.ph/ • https://psa.gov.ph/ • http://boi.gov.ph/ You may also want to look at some PIDS publications available on our website (link here: https://www.pids.gov.ph/publications) for other related information that you may deem useful. One such publication titled ‘Reforming the Legal Framework for the Budget Process’ (link: https://pidswebs.pids.gov.ph/CDN/PUBLICATIONS/pidspn1728.pdf) may have the information that you need. You can find similar publications by searching for specific key words in the given link. For further assistance you may review the FAQ section of the eFOI site: https://www.foi.gov.ph/help. Your right to request a review If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response, by writing to the Central Appeals and Review Committee through firstname.lastname@example.org. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result, within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request. If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011). Thank you. Respectfully, John Zernan Luna FOI Officer
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