Thailand-ADB-IMF to Host Conference: “Towards a More Stable Global Economic System”
Thailand’s Ministry of Finance, together with the Asian Development Bank and the IMF, will be holding a daylong conference: Towards a More Stable Global Economic System on July 12, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand.
The conference brings together senior policy makers from Asia to discuss the key challenges in building a more stable global economic system and how growth can be made more inclusive. It will also explore other issues, including crisis prevention and policy cooperation, coping with volatile capital flows, and strengthening crisis management and safety nets.
Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, H.E. Kittirat Na Ranong will deliver Welcome address.
IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda, and Bank of Thailand Governor PrasarnTrairatvorakul will participate in an opening panel session on “Stability and Inclusive Growth.”
Other senior officials participating include: Ravi Menon, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore; Subir Gokarn, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India; TakehikoNakao, Vice Minister of Finance, Japan; Je Yoon Shin, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Korea; and Yoichi Nemoto, Incoming Director, ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office.
By Alula Berhe Kidani, 04/07/2012