Bureau of the Treasury

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The Bureau of Treasury or BTr is one of four bureaus under the Philippines' Department of Finance. The BTr is mandated to 1) assist in the formulation of policies on borrowing, investment and capital market development; 2) formulate adequate operational guidelines for fiscal and financial policies; 3) assist in the preparation by government agencies concerned of an annual program, for revenue and expenditure targets, borrowing levels and cash balances of National Government; 4) maintain books of accounts of the NG cash transactions; 5) manage cash resources of NG, collect advances made, and guarantee and forward cover fees due NG; 6) control and service NG public debt, both foreign and domestic; 7) issue, service, redeem government securities for account of NG as may be authorized by the President pursuant to law. The bureau is presently headed by the Treasurer, Omar T. Cruz.

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