Vendors chat at a public market in Rizal province, in the Philippines. Government relief programmes have assisted those who temporarily lost their livelihoods because of the Covid-19 lockdowns. Photo: Reuters Vendors chat at a public market in Rizal province, in the Philippines. Government relief programmes have assisted those who temporarily lost their livelihoods because of the Covid-19 lockdowns. Photo: Reuters
Vendors chat at a public market in Rizal province, in the Philippines. Government relief programmes have assisted those who temporarily lost their livelihoods because of the Covid-19 lockdowns. Photo: Reuters
Benjamin E. Diokno
Opinion

Opinion

Eye on Asia by Benjamin E. Diokno

Why the Philippine economy is poised for a strong recovery

  • Unlike many countries, the Philippines has ample monetary and fiscal space to draw on to fuel recovery, as well as a young, well-educated and mostly English-speaking population

Vendors chat at a public market in Rizal province, in the Philippines. Government relief programmes have assisted those who temporarily lost their livelihoods because of the Covid-19 lockdowns. Photo: Reuters Vendors chat at a public market in Rizal province, in the Philippines. Government relief programmes have assisted those who temporarily lost their livelihoods because of the Covid-19 lockdowns. Photo: Reuters
Vendors chat at a public market in Rizal province, in the Philippines. Government relief programmes have assisted those who temporarily lost their livelihoods because of the Covid-19 lockdowns. Photo: Reuters
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Benjamin E. Diokno

Benjamin E. Diokno

Dr Benjamin E. Diokno is governor of the Philippine central bank (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas).