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Philippines' Marcos Signals Continuity Ahead With New Economic Team

Kamis, 26 Mei 2022 | 16:13 WIB
Philippines' Marcos Signals Continuity Ahead With New Economic Team

ILUSTRASI. Philippines President-elect Ferdinand Marcos gave strong indications that he will maintain continuity in economic policy REUTERS/Lisa Marie David

Sumber: Reuters | Editor: Anastasia Lilin Yuliantina

KONTAN.CO.ID - MANILA. Philippines President-elect Ferdinand Marcos gave strong indications that he will maintain continuity in economic policy through his picks for central bank governor and finance minister on Thursday by adding familiar faces to his cabinet.

Marcos announced central bank chief Benjamin Diokno would become his finance minister when he takes office on June 30, making way for Felipe Medalla, a current monetary board member, to take over as Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas governor. The two will be tasked with tackling inflation and joblessness.


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