StanChart brings Duterte’s economic team to SG
This banking giant is taking the Philippines to the global platform.
Standard Chartered Bank has grown so bullish towards the Philippines that it arranged an investment roadshow for the country before its clients in Singapore. Duterte’s economic team, composed of Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, National Economic and Development Authority Ernesto Pernia, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Nestor Espenilla, Jr.
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea represented President Rodrigo Duterte during the one-day fair on Tuesday, Aug. 15, which came under the theme “The Rising Philippine Economy: Powering Gains with Global Partners Through Shared Goals.”
The Philippines has been branded as the “next economic powerhouse of Asia” with its 6.4% growth so far this 2017.