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Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research, The Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), and Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Joint HKIMR-INET-CIGI Conference on China and the World Economy: Trade and Financial Linkages

23 June 2014 (Monday)

Harbour Room, 56th Floor, Two IFC, Central, Hong Kong


Programme


23 June 2014 (Monday)
8:30am – 8:45am Registration and Welcome Coffee

8:45am – 9:00am Welcome Remarks
Dong He, Hong Kong Monetary Authority & Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research

Session I Chair: Paul Jenkins, The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
9:00am – 10:30am China’s Global Influence as a Major Trading Nation
Background Presentation:
Larry Qiu, The University of Hong Kong

Discussant: Li Cui, Goldman Sachs

10:30am – 11:00am Coffee break

11:00am – 12:30pm China’s Role in the Global Commodities Market
Background Presentation:
Ivan Roberts, Reserve Bank of Australia
Natasha Cassidy, Reserve Bank of Australia

Discussant: Alicia Garcia-Herrero, BBVA

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12:30pm – 2:15pm Luncheon hosted by Norman T.L. Chan
Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Speech on “Global Capital Flows and Regulation of SIFIs” by Adair Turner
Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET)

Venue: Auditorium, 56th Floor
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Session II Chair: Dong He, Hong Kong Monetary Authority & Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research
2:15pm – 3:45pm Interest Rate Liberalization and Monetary Policy Framework in China
Background Presentation:
Wensheng Peng, China International Capital Corporation Limited (CICC)

Discussant: Alfred Schipke, International Monetary Fund

3:45pm – 4:15pm Coffee break

4:15pm – 5:45pm Renminbi internationalization and Capital Account Liberalization
This presentation is later published as a special report on the CIGI website.
(http://www.cigionline.org/publications/chinas-engagement-evolving-international-monetary-system-payments-perspective)

Background Presentation:
Paul Jenkins, The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Daniel H. Neilson, Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET)
Perry G. Mehrling, Institute for New Economic Thinking & Columbia University

Discussant: Robert McCauley, Bank for International Settlements

6:00pm – 8:00pm Conference Dinner (By invitation only)
~ End of Conference ~


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