The City of Tacurong placed 37th in the 2014 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index or CMCI of the National Competitiveness Council. For the year 2014, NCC evaluated a total of 136 cities and 399 municipalities nationwide.
CMCI measures the competitiveness of local government units using 28 indicators grouped into three equally-weighted pillars: Economic Dynamism, Government Efficiency, and Infrastructure. Scores on each pillar were combined to form the overall score used to rank cities and municipalities.
Makati City was declared Most Competitive City while Daet, Camarines Norte was recognized as Most Competitive Municipality.