October 2014


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This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team on the growth performance of major emerging markets, especially the outlook for China, India, Brazil and Mexico as well as Southeast Asia.

As a special topic, this month’s webcast will focus on how slowing in China’s economic growth will impact businesses in China and other emerging economies. As China faces challenges from declining productivity, mounting financial risks, and lack of economic and political reforms, in the medium-to-long term we expect a “soft fall” in  growth to about four percent, including negative growth for certain sectors and regions.  In October’s webcast, we will provide a preview of our upcoming report on how slowing growth in China will impact companies looking to optimize investment and sustain growth.

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Jing Sima-Friedman

Jing Sima-Friedman
Economist
The Conference Board

Jing Sima-Friedman is an economist at The Conference Board. She joined The Conference Board in 2000 and has since been working in the U.S. and Global Business Cycle Indicators Program. She specializes in business and growth cycle analysis and help... Full Bio

Andrew Polk

Andrew Polk
Economist
China Center for Economics and Business

Andrew Polk is the resident economist at The Conference Board China Center for Economics and Business in Beijing. Previously, Polk worked at the Institute of International Finance, where he conducted macroeconomic analysis on emerging markets in t... Full Bio

Abdul Erumban

Abdul Erumban
Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Abdul Erumban is a senior economist at The Conference Board. He is responsible for developing and managing research projects on productivity and long-term economic projections.

His research centers on the fields of productivity, technologi... Full Bio

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