Development and inclusion: this year’s thrust of the rural banking industry

DAVAO CITY – Rural bank executives gathered at SMX Convention Center in Lanang for the 65th Annual National Convention and General Membership Meeting of the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP).

More than 500 executives and professionals discussed the current trends and challenges being faced by rural banks today, and how to properly address them for the advancement of the industry.

Several key people from the public sector also graced the event to share their thoughts on the impact and contribution of rural banks in the overall growth of the Philippines, and the key cities where these banks operate in.