Maids contribute more to PH economy than mining industry, says Ibon study

In the article posted on ABS-CBNNews.com entitled "Maids contribute more to PH economy than mining," BusinessMirror writer Cai U. Ordinario writes: "(According) to local research group Ibon Foundation Inc., Filipino domestic household workers in the Philippines and abroad contributed at least P167.4 billion in services and remittances to Philippine economy in 2011. (By comparison,) the mining industry contributed P122.1 billion in gross production value."

In the article posted on ABS-CBNNews.com entitled "Maids contribute more to PH economy than mining," BusinessMirror writer Cai U. Ordinario writes: "(According) to local research group Ibon Foundation Inc., Filipino domestic household workers in the Philippines and abroad contributed at least P167.4 billion in services and remittances to Philippine economy in 2011. (By comparison,) the mining industry contributed P122.1 billion in gross production value."

 

Ordinario quoted Ibon, who explained that "there were 3.25 million domestic help employed in the country and abroad in 2011, compared to only 211,000 Filipinos employed in the mining industry."

 

For more on this story, read the BusinessMirror article posted on ABS-CBNNews.com.

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