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Taking stock of China’s economic reforms

Friday, 5 October, 2012 - 16:00
BNP Paribas Fortis
Koningstraat 20, 1000 Brussels (near to the Royal Palace)
Brussels Institute of Contemporary China Studies (BICCS)
+32 (0)2 614 82 06
biccsevt@vub.ac.be
https://www.vub.be/biccs
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Conference about China's economic transition with Professor Michael Pettis, Tsinghua university and Carnegie Foundation, Steven Vanackere, Vice Premier and Minister of Finance, Marc van Sande, Vice President Umicore, and ambassador Liao Liqiang.

  • How much has China addressed its economic distortions?
  • What are the scenarios for China’s future growth? 
  • How should we interpret China’s economic rise from a Belgian and European viewpoint? 

The Brussels Institute of Contemporary China Studies has the pleasure to invite you to a high-level conference on the occasion of the opening of the academic year. It will take place at the premises of BNP Paribas Fortis, Koningstraat 20. This is near to the royal palace.  The programme features several top speakers:
 
16h00: Welcome by Filip Dierckx, COO and Vice-chairman of the Executive Board of BNP Paribas Fortis
16h05: Opening Gustaaf Geeraerts
16h10: Keynote  Prof. Dr. Michael Pettis, Tsinghua university and Carnegie Foundation
16h30: Panel discussion with Steven Vanackere, Vice Premier and Minister of Finance, Liao Liqiang, Chinese Ambassador to Belgium (tbc), and Marc van Sande, Vice President Umicore – moderated by Jonathan Holslag
17h15: Debate
18h00: Reception

Please register before 25 September by sending an email to biccsevt@vub.ac.be, mentioning your name, organization, and affiliation. Places are limited. This event is organized in cooperation with the Carnegie Foundation and the Flanders China-Chamber of Commerce. 

Feel free to forward this invitation.
The BICCS team