BCCP Executive Director & Trustee Chris Nelson with Cong. Sharon S. Garin
26 June 2020 – The Philippine unemployment rate surged from 5.3% in January 2020 to 17.7% in April 2020. To address this, Congress passed the Accelerated Recovery and Investments Stimulus for the Economy (ARISE) Philippines Act. The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines with other European Chambers hosted a webinar on ARISE last Thursday, 25 June, 2020 led by Cong. Sharon S. Garin. Discussion focused on the urgent need for economic support for employment and support for MSMEs.