Economic briefing in London next on PH agenda

Following the first Philippine Economic Briefing (PEB) for the year in Frankfurt, Germany, the economic team is set to hold the next briefing in London, United Kingdom on January 26, 2023 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Greenwich Mean Time) at the UBS Auditorium.

The PEB, led by the Department of Finance (DOF) and co-organized by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), is an integral part of the overall economic communications campaign of the government. It serves as a platform for key economic officials to brief international business and financial communities on the latest developments concerning the country’s robust economic performance, investment opportunities, and the Marcos administration’s development plan.

Secretary Benjamin Diokno will deliver a keynote message on the country’s latest macroeconomic landscape, while Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Felipe M. Medalla, Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Amenah F. Pangandaman, and National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Undersecretary Rosemarie G. Edillon will discuss price stability, spending priorities, and the Philippine Development Plan 2023-2028, respectively.

Afterwards, the economic team will take part in an interactive panel discussion and open forum on the country’s economic performance and outlook.

The PEB will also feature messages from Bea Martin (Group Treasurer of UBS Group AG, UK Chief Executive of UBS AG London Branch, Chief Transformation Officer), The Rt Hon the Lord Vaizey of Didcot (Chairman of the UK-ASEAN Business Council), Hon. Richard Graham (Member of Parliament for Gloucester and Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy of the UK Department for International Trade), Saif Malik (Global Head of Global Subsidiaries & Head of Client Coverage UK, Standard Chartered), and Deputy Head of Mission Alistair White.

The PEB in London is organized in partnership with the Bank of America Securities, British Embassy Manila, Deutsche Bank, Philippine Trade and Investment Center in London, Philippine Embassy London, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered Bank, UBS, and UK-ASEAN Business Council.