MANILA — Quezon City was named for two straight years as the country’s most competitive highly urbanized city in the Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) 2017.
National Competitiveness Council (NCC) Philippines’ CMCI ranks competitiveness of cities and municipalities in terms of economic dynamism, government efficiency, infrastructure, and resiliency.
Quezon City also topped other highly urbanized cities in the country in terms of infrastructure and was ranked number two in pillars of economic dynamism, government efficiency, and resiliency.
The country’s capital, Manila City, ranked second in competitiveness among highly urbanized cities in the country.
It also topped other cities in the pillar of government efficiency.
Davao City came in as third most competitive highly urbanized city in the country this year.
Davao City was also named as most resilient highly urbanized city of the country.
Makati City was dislodged in the top three in the CMCI 2017 from being in the top spot in the CMCI in 2014.
The CMCI 2017 ranked the provinces of Rizal, South Cotabato, and Cavite, respectively, as the country’s most competitive provinces.
It was also noted that cities of Tacloban and Zamboanga are the most improved cities in the CMCI 2017, followed by Taguig City and Pasay City, respectively. (PNA)