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30 April, 2014 | (01 hr)

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The business environment in China will continue to be difficult for MNCs, and policy makers will face a starker tradeoff between supporting growth and enacting market-driven reform. Part of China’s increased volatility is a natural byproduct of an economy that is undergoing a structural transition in growth. However, a large portion of China’s current financial difficulties are self-inflicted.

In this webcast we will discuss China’s financial vulnerabilities, where they come from, and the implications for growth and reform in the world’s second largest economy.

Who Should Attend: Senior-level executives whose strategy, planning, and/or supervisory responsibilities include China


Andrew Polk

Andrew Polk
Co-founder and Head of Economic Research

Andrew Polk is the Co-founder and Head of Economic Research at Trivium/China, a Beijing-based strategic advisory firm.Before founding Trivium, Polk was the China Director at Medley Global Advisors, where he advised asset managers and hedge funds on developments in China's economy and financial ma...Full Bio

Nicholas Consonery

Nicholas Consonery
Director, Asia
The Eurasia Group

Nicholas Consonery leads all China-focused analytic and consulting work at Eurasia Group. He specializes in economic and financial policies in mainland China and in regional geopolitics. He also drives broader Asia-related work for the company, including monitoring financial sector regulation thr...Full Bio

Ethan Cramer-Flood

Ethan Cramer-Flood (Moderator)
Senior Fellow, China Center for Economics and Business
The Conference Board

Ethan Cramer-Flood is a Senior Fellow of The Conference Board’s China Center for Economics and Business.  Based in New York City, he helps direct the Beijing-based China Center and supports The Conference Board’s Asia-based operations in Hong Kong and Singapore. Cramer-Flood is r...Full Bio

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