President of Macau Monetary Authority attends international conference in Mozambique

14 May 2010

Maputo, Mozambique, 14 May – The president of Macau’s Monetary Authority, Anselmo Teng, will be one of the speakers Monday in the Mozambican capital Maputo at an international conference organised by the bank of Mozambique, the central bank said in a statement.

Macauhub in Maputo learned from a Bank of Mozambique source that Teng would specifically talk about the international financial crisis in Asian markets, with focus on Macau.

The conference, which is themed, “International Financial Crisis – characterisation, lessons to be taken and paths to follow,” will be the high point of the celebrations of the 35th anniversary of the Bank of Mozambique.

The conference will also be attended by Gustavo do Vale, the president of the Brazilian central bank, and Duarte Neves, the deputy governor of the Bank of Portugal, who will cover the topics of the “Impact of the international financial crisis on Latin and South American markets,” and the “Impact of the international financial crisis on the financial sector, focusing on Portugal,” respectively.

The former Mozambican Finance Minister and current executive secretary of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Tomaz Salomão, will also be one of the speakers.

The assistant director of the Africa department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Saul Lizondo and Gill Marcus, the governor of the South Africa Reserve Bank and president of the committee of governors of the SADC central banks are also expected to attend. (macauhub)