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Talk: Structural Changes in Trade & Economic Relations in the Pan-Pacific - A Japanese Perspective
 
 
Date: 29 October 2007 (Monday)
 

The Department of Japanese Studies in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures is proud to present a talk by Mr. Takashi Nishizawa of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. entitled:

STRUCTURAL CHANGES IN TRADE & ECONOMIC RELATIONS IN THE PAN-PACIFIC – A JAPANESE PERSPECTIVE

Details of the event are as follows:

Date: October 29, 2007 (Monday)
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Venue: K230, Knowles Building, HKU

In this talk, Mr. Nishizawa will share his views on the current trends of different Asian economies and the recent drastic change to the structures regulating trade among Asian countries. He will also discuss the impact of the appreciation of the RMB on China’s trade structure and on the world economy as a whole.

About the speaker:
Takashi Nishizawa is a Senior Economist at Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., based at the company’s Financial and Economic Research Center in Tokyo, Japan.  He provides research, analysis and projections on medium-term economic trends and structural issues (e.g. population, aging societies, social security) in Japan's and other countries' economies. He also identifies and analyzes themes of interest to investors in Nomura’s year-end report, Medium-term Economic Outlook, and in the Research Series of publications. Themes currently taken up as a member of the Economic Structure Analysis team include the impact of rising oil prices on the global economy and the assessment of appropriate long-term interest rate levels for Japan.

All are welcome.
Free of charge.

The talk will be conducted in English.
For enquiries, please contact Ms Lucilla Cheng at 2859-2000 or luci@hkucc.hku.hk.

 
 
     
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