What to Know About DBM's Proposed 2018 Nat'l Budget

President Duterte submits the proposed 2018 budget to Congress on his second SONA.

Department of Budget and Management Secretary Benjamin Diokno presented the P3.767-trillion (US$75 billion) 2018 budget, which is an increase of over 12 percent from the 2017 budget and will continue to support the plans of the Duterte administration.During his SONA last July 24, President Duterte submitted the proposed budget to Congress. Here is a summary of the prepared budget whose biggest allocation are education and infrastructure development.

Cover photo courtesy of DBM

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