Davao City is this year’s Second Most Competitive City in the Highly-Urbanized City category, a notch higher from the 2019 Competitiveness Index Awards.
Davao City ranked next to Manila City in the first place while Pasay City in third place. The three highly-urbanized cities bested 30 other cities in the same category.
The recognition was given during the 8th Regional Competitiveness Summit – Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index Awards on December 16, 2020.
According to Davao City Investment and Promotion Center (DCIPC) chief April Marie Dayap, this was an improvement from last year when Davao City ranked third.
The award was conferred by the Department of Trade and Industry – Competitiveness Bureau to local Government units (LGUs) that excelled in the four competitiveness pillars – economic dynamism, government efficiency, infrastructure, and resiliency. READ MORE