Under the first phase of BUSINESSWORLD INSIGHTS with the theme “Laying Out the Macro Scenario for Businesses Amid COVID-19”, the first leg, “Assessing the Coronavirus Pandemic’s Impact on the Philippine Economy”, held last April 29, discussed COVID-19’s short-term and long-term economic implications.

Panelists include Antonio G. Lambino II, assistant secretary, Department of Finance; Souleymane Coulibaly, lead economist and program leader, World Bank; Amb. Benedicto Yujuico, president, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry; and
Calixto Chikiamco, president, Foundation for Economic Freedom. It was moderated by Wilfredo G. Reyes, editor-in-chief, BusinessWorld.

BUSINESSWORLD INSIGHTS is an online forum series in <a href=”https://www.facebook.com/BusinessWorldOnline”>facebook.com/BusinessWorldOnline</a> every Wednesday, 11 a.m., that aims to engage high-caliber speakers and experts in a discussion about today’s most relevant issues, moderated by BusinessWorld editors.