From the Philippine Embassy in Canberra philembassy.org.au
CANBERRA (12 February 2021) – The Bureau of the Treasury of the Philippines launched the 25th tranche of the Retail Treasury Bonds (RTB 25) on 09 February 2021. RTBs provide retail and individual investors with an opportunity to invest in low-risk and affordable government securities, with a minimum of only PHP5,000.00 required to invest and no fees charged.
National Treasurer Rosalia de Leon will lead the online roadshow to invite the Filipino community in Australia to invest in RTB 25 on 23 February 2021 (Tuesday), 6:00 to 7:00 PM Canberra time. Ms. De Leon and bank representatives will introduce RTB 25 and discuss opportunities for the overseas Filipinos to invest, earn and contribute to Philippine nation-building.
RTBs provide a way for investors to participate in nation-building, with every Peso invested in RTBs directed towards the Philippines’ priority programs and emergency, recovery and resiliency funds.
The Bureau of the Treasury notes the continued interest of overseas Filipinos in the government’s retail bond offerings. The webinar on 23 February is also part of the Philippine government’s efforts in promoting financial literacy and inclusion among Filipinos. RTB 25 will be a 3-year debt instrument with offering period until 04 March 2021.
The webinar will be held via https://treasury-gov-ph.zoom.us/j/96933544398. No registration is required. – END