BSP participates in IMF–WBG meetings in Washington, D.C.

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Felipe M. Medalla (center, top left photo) led the BSP delegation that participated in the 2022 International Monetary Fund-World Bank Group (IMF-WBG) Annual Meetings held recently in Washington, D.C., USA.

With the Governor in Washington were (from left, top left photo) Senior Assistant Governor Edna C. Villa, Monetary Board Member Peter B. Favila, BSP Deputy Governor Francisco G. Dakila, Jr., and Senior Director Maria Teresa S. Dueñas.

The BSP officials joined discussions on global and regional economic and financial developments; the global outlook and policy agenda; emerging market risks and policy priorities; challenges in managing inflationary pressures; and challenges and opportunities in scaling up private climate finance.

At the sidelines of the IMF-WBG Annual Meetings, the delegation also attended the Informal Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting; 53rd Joint Governors’ Meeting of the IMF-WBG Constituency; and the Annual Roundtable of ASEAN Finance Ministers, Central Bank Governors, and the IMF Managing Director, among others.

Photos from top right, clockwise, show the 53rd Joint Governors’ Meeting of the IMF-WBG Southeast Asia Constituency; Governor Medalla’s interview with Bloomberg’s Kathleen Hays; and the Annual Roundtable of ASEAN Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors with the IMF Managing Director.