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In addition to the known factors since the announcement of China's OBOR initiative, this webcast will seek to address the ‘unknowns’ of the initiative. It will also address the questions this significant initiative raises for companies seeking to participate in, or potentially being affected by this initiative. This webcast will also identify issues to be addressed by the Chinese government for the initiative to be successful. 


Jens Eskelund

Jens Eskelund
Managing Director
Maersk China Ltd.

Jens Eskelund is a Managing Director at Maersk China Ltd., an investment company of the Maersk Group in China. The main focus of Maersk China Ltd. is to engage Chinese Government entities, institutions and trade associations on matters of policy, regulatory environment and business development on...Full Bio

Erik Lundh

Erik Lundh
Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Erik Lundh is a senior economist at The Conference Board. Based in New York, he is responsible for much of the organization’s work on the US and Chinese economies. He also conducts research on geoeconomics, international trade, and global value chains. Lundh previously worked for Evercore I...Full Bio

Bart van Ark

Bart van Ark (Host)
Senior Advisor
The Conference Board

Bart van Ark is a Senior Advisor of the Economy, Strategy and Finance (ESF) Center at The Conference Board. From 2008 until September 2020 he was Chief Economist and Head ...Full Bio

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