The City of Tacurong is the 32nd Most Competitive Component City in the Philippines, according to the 2015 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI).

Tacurong also placed 17th in Government Efficiency; 33rd place in Economic Dynamism; and 60th place in Infrastructure.

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Mayor Lina O. Montilla received the award during the Awarding Ceremony for the Top 50-ranking LGUs in Region XII on 28 September 2015 in Greenleaf Hotel, General Santos City.

According to the Regional Competitiveness Coordinating Committee (RC3), sixteen out of the fifty LGUs in Region XII that participated in CMCI 2015 were able to make it to the Top 50 rankings in their respective categories.

Tacurong, included in the said 16 LGUs, was also among the thirteen who made it in the last year’s CMCI.

“We dedicate these recognitions to the people of Tacurong. Kasama ng LGU ang mga sektor sa syudad sa pagtataguyod ng pag-unlad,” stated Montilla. (Jez Billano-Fabreag, LGU-Tacurong City)