Rolando T. Dy
How competitive is Philippine agriculture and agri-industry value-adding?
I discussed several metrics of agriculture competitiveness in a previous column entitled ASEAN Agriculture Summit: Competitive analytics published in PDI last December 18, 2017. The metrics were total factor productivity, land productivity level and their changes since 1980s, and agri-food exports. In all aspects, the Philippines lags.
This article will focus on sector “trade openness,” especially on agriculture and processed food and beverage output sold overseas.Apr 2 - MAP Agriculture value adding Final Revised (RDY)