6 Dec 2011
2 December 2011 – Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz explains why he has "a lot of reservations" about the recently formed Trans Pacific Partnership led by the United States, but not including China. For these thoughts and more, please view the (time duration) video below.
Professor Stiglitz is a confirmed speaker at the 16-17 January 2012 Asian Financial Forum (AFF). Some 2,000 business and government leaders from around the world are expected to take part in the fifth Asian Financial Forum (AFF), to be held in Hong Kong. Organised by the Hong Kong SAR Government and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) this year’s forum theme is: “Asia: Driving Sustainable Growth,” and will discuss growth opportunities and challenges in the Asia-Pacific region, and the Chinese mainland in particular. The main programme will address such issues as global investment prospects, China opportunities, Japan’s reconstruction and green growth initiatives.
Forum Website: http://www.asianfinancialforum.com/
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