Press Briefing: Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Press Briefing Highlights

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York will hold a press briefing on Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands on February 22. The briefing will analyze the unfolding economic situation in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. It will examine the state of the Puerto Rico economy before the hurricanes, assess their initial effects on employment and economic activity, and contextualize their impacts on Puerto Rico and the USVI in relation to other hurricanes that have affected particular areas of the United States.

For journalists who would like to RSVP to attend in person, please contact Betsy Bourassa at Betsy.Bourassa@ny.frb.org.

The event will also be webcast to registered participants and registration is available below.

Event Details
Date and Time
Thursday, February 22
10:00 a.m.
Location
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
33 Liberty Street, New York, NY
Room 143
Agenda
10:00am-
10:15am
Welcome Remarks

Andrea Priest, Vice President and Head of Media Relations

Opening Remarks

William Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer
10:15am-
11:15am
Presentation: Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Q&A

William Dudley and New York Fed Economists
11:15am Program concludes
To RSVP for the press briefing, please contact Betsy Bourassa at betsy.bourassa@ny.frb.org.
Webcast