MANILA - Held on May 17 at the Dusit Thani Manila, Makati City, a breakfast briefing has been organized by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines Inc. (ICCPI) to discuss about the monetary policies and overall strategies of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas among esteemed ICCPI members, stakeholders and BSP Governor Diokno.


From left : Governor Benjamin Diokno with Mr. Lorens Ziller, ICCPI’s Vice President

One of President Duterte’s economic managers and former Budget Secretary, Mr. Benjamin Diokno took his oath as the new BSP-Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor before President Rodrigo Duterte in Malacañang last March, replacing central bank governor Nestor Espenilla Jr.

During the briefing Gov. Diokno shared with the notable attendees an interesting presentation on the overview of the latest developments in the monetary sector, followed by a description of the monetary measures that have been pursued by the BSP, describing also the BSP’s policy thrusts moving forward, Gov. Diokno ended his presentation assuring that the BSP is strongly committed to take all necessary policy actions to safeguard the government’s inflation targets and deliver on its primary mandate of price stability to support the country’s growth trajectory.


From left : Mr Jose P. Leviste, Arch. Romolo V. Nati, Mr. Eugeniu Rotaru, ICCPI Executive Director Leonardo Bruge’ and Mr. Teddy Reyes.

Arch. Romolo Valentino Nati, Chairman and CEO of IDCTM - Italpinas Development Corporation was among the attendees at the briefing, together with other experts and policymakers, such as Mr. Teddy Reyes, Executive Director of Philippines Institute of Petroleum and Italian Embassy’s Secretary, Mr. Eugeniu Rotaru.

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