THE COMPETITIVENESS AND EASE OF DOING BUSINESS GROUP
The Competitiveness and Ease of Doing Business Group (CEODBG), headed by Undersecretary Rowel S. Barba, was established in support of Agenda 3 of the President's 0+10 socio-economic agenda to increase competitiveness and ease of doing business.
The other official of the CEODBG is Assistant Secretary Mary Jean T. Pacheco.
Under the CEODBG are the following bureaus/offices:
Competitiveness Bureau (CB)
Implements quality and productivity programs for industrial competitiveness. It serves as the secretariat for the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) and Philippine Quality Award (PQA).
Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines (CIAP)
Promotes, accelerates, and regulates the construction industry. Its implementing boards are the Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board (PCAB), the Philippine Overseas Construction Board (POCB), the Philippine Domestic Construction Board (PDCB), and the Construction Industry Arbitration Commission (CIAC).
E-Commerce Office (ECO)
Oversees E-Commerce activity in the country and is in charge of implementing Philippine E-Commerce Roadmap 2015-2020.
In addition, the CEODBG oversees the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) Affairs.