Economy & Commerce

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on September, 22, 2018

Gatchalian: Rice tariffication bill to save consumers thousands per year on rice

Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Senate to pass the rice tariffication bill, saying it is a strong counter-inflationary measure that will bring “immediate relief to Filipino consumers by saving them thousands of pesos per year on rice.”

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on September, 17, 2018

Pro-consumer liberalization reforms needed

Senator Win Gatchalian has vowed to champion liberalization reforms to build an inclusive, efficient, and competitive business environment in the Philippines, saying that the resulting influx of foreign direct investment (FDI) will bring about "game-changing benefits" for Filipino consumers.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 31, 2018

Gatchalian champions culture of planning through proposed NEDA Charter

Senator Win Gatchalian led the public hearing on Senate Bill No. 1938 or the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Act of 2018, which aims to institutionalize the country’s highest social and economic development planning and policy coordinating body.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 23, 2018

Gatchalian calls for abolition of NFA

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the abolition of the National Food Authority (NFA) to spare taxpayers from the burden of subsidizing the "inefficient and unproductive" operations of the embattled agency.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 22, 2018

Create task force to address inflation

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the creation of a multi-agency task force that would be responsible for mitigating the effects of rising inflation in the country.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 20, 2018

To Palace: Certify econ liberalization bills ‘urgent’ to speed up gov’t infra works

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging President Rodrigo Duterte to certify as urgent three bills the lawmaker recently filed to ensure that public works projects will be started and completed within the calendar year.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 12, 2018

Gatchalian to probe economic impact of Federalism shift

The Senate Committee on Economic Affairs led by Senator Win Gatchalian is set to take an in-depth look into the potential impact that the proposed shift to federalism would have on the Philippine economy.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 9, 2018

Gatchalian wants greater competition in PH funded gov’t infra projects

Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill to remove investment restrictions in a 78-year-old law that prevent foreign contractors from bidding on locally-funded government public works projects.

Economy & Commerce
by Admin on August, 6, 2018

Gatchalian’s Network Freedom Act to unlock mobile devices upon end of contract

The Senate Subcommittee on the Network Freedom Act chaired by Senator Win Gatchalian has begun the process of ironing out the details of Senate Bill 1643, which seeks to regulate the locking of mobile wireless devices to specific telecommunications networks.