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Beijing: 2 November 2012: FTChinese.com held the 2012 FTChinese Annual Forum at the Sofitel Wanda hotel inBeijing today, gathering 350 delegates, including world class economists, policy-makers, influential entrepreneurs and media pioneers.
Launched in 2008, FTChinese Annual Forum, the Financial Timesâ€™ flagship conference in mainlandChina, has been recognized as an excellent platform for sharing professional insights and international views. With this yearâ€™s theme of â€śPresent and Prospects: Decision-making in Transformationâ€ť, the one-day forum analyzed current economic dilemmas and forecasted global trends.
Justin Yifu Lin, former Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank, delivered a keynote speech on â€śGreat Global Recession, Beyond Keynesianism, and New Normalâ€ť.
Tracy Zhang, President of FTChinese.com, said in her welcome remarks that â€śFTChinese.com is delighted to host our annual forum inBeijingagain after four years and to offer a platform for the delegates to review the state of the global economy in 2012 and to discuss prospects for the coming year.â€ť
Panel moderators included, Demetri Sevastopulo, Asia News Editor of the Financial Times, Shengjun Liu, Executive Director, CEIBS Lujiazui International Finance Research, Yan Kang, Partner and Vice President of the Roland Berger Strategy Consultants Greater China, Huiyao Wang, Director of Center for the Research Institute of China & Globalization and Danei Xu, Columnist of FTChinese.com, who led discussions on the world economy, economic growth, the manufacturing industry, the expansion of Chinese enterprises and social media respectively.
Other distinguished speakers included:
For more information on the 2012 FTChinese Annual Forum, please visit http://www.ftchinese.com/af2012.
To watch recorded conference sessions and access photos of the event, please visit http://finance.qq.com/zt2012/FT/index.htm or http://finance.ifeng.com/news/special/ftlt2012/index.shtml (In Chinese language only)
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