East Asia 2009 - Towards New Drivers of Growth

Asian economies have suffered severe shocks from the global economic downturn, yet are better placed than most for recovery thanks to lessons learned from the Asian financial crisis, significant stimulus packages and the potential to mobilize regional consumption. Who will lead the recovery in Asia, and which sectors are demonstrating the most promising growth prospects?

Dominic Barton
Max Burger-Calderon, Senior Partner and Chairman, Asia, Apax Partners, Hong Kong SAR
Hoang Trung Hai, Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam
Michael ByungJu Kim, Founding Partner, MBK Partners, Republic of Korea
Kim Jeong, President, Bell Labs, Executive Vice-President, Alcatel-Lucent, Alcatel-Lucent Bell Laboratories, USA

Chaired by
Phil Smith, Editor, North Asia, Thomson Reuters, People's Republic of China

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