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Published Date: 07 January 2000

Singapore Hosts Bank For International Settlements (BIS) Meeting10 January 2000

07 Jan 2000... MAS and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) today announced that they will be co-hosting an informal meeting of central bank governors in Singapore on 10 January 2000.

As part of its policy of global outreach, the BIS routinely organises meetings in different parts of the world. These meetings are intended to provide central bank governors and senior officials an opportunity to exchange views on current economic and financial developments. A similar governors' meeting was held in Hong Kong in January 1999.

Participation in the meeting is global and the following institutions are expected to be represented: Reserve Bank of Australia, People's Bank of China, European Central Bank, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Reserve Bank of India, Bank Indonesia, Bank of Japan, Bank Negara Malaysia, Central Bank of the Philippines, Monetary Authority of Singapore, South African Reserve Bank, Bank of Korea, Bank of Sweden, Bank of England and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.