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informal

adjective casual, common, congenial, extemporaneous, extempore, familiar, natural, offhand, ordinary, perfunctory, relaxed, unceremonial, unceremonious, unconventional, uncustomary, unmethodical, unofficial, unorthodox, unstereotyped, unstrict, without ceremony, withhut formality
Associated concepts: informal charges, informal contract, informal hearing, informal proceeding
See also: casual, unofficial, unpretentious
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In 2017, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said the unorganized or informal sector accounted for more than a third of the country's total GDP of P14.48 trillion last year.
He underlined the need to bring informal employment sector into Federal Board of Revenue taxation system, besides registering them with the capital's labour departments.
The Informal Trading Plan includes Wards 13, 20, 24 and 106 in Delft, and Ward 76 in Lentegeur, Mitchells Plain, all of which have been earmarked for informal trading bays.
Mitra said the problems of informal settlers and socialized housing beneficiaries are relocation sites, job opportunity, proximity to their present job, and support system from local government units.
Yet despite their efforts, 93% of the world's informal employment is still found in emerging and developing countries, with 85.8% of employment in Africa considered informal.
The group decided to increase the sample size to enable data disaggregation by category of informal groups, to inform policy in the future.
During the first informal summit between the two leaders in the Chinese city of Wuhan in April, last year, Xi had accepted PM Modi's invitation to visit India for the next informal summit in 2019, the statement added.
Senators are expected to debate on the proposed Magna Carta for Workers in the Informal Economy when they resume sessions in May.
In view of this, the OSH Center opened a category for the informal sectors, along with micro-enterprises in the Gawad Kaligtasan at Kalusugan (GKK), which recognizes companies and individuals with occupational safety and health practices, programs, innovations, and contributions.
The informal economy has observed speedy growth in the last three decades as compared to the formal economy and the informal economy has 35 percent share in the Country's GDP which is highest in the developing countries.
The regulations will compel both registered and unregistered informal schools to either be private or public institutions.
One line of argument considers the informal sector negatively as it is seen to be outside the ambit of the law, has low productivity and growth potential, and, at the same time, causes losses to the revenue of the state.

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