East Asia 2010 - How will Asia Lead?

Opening Plenary session: How Will Asia Lead?
Domestic and intra-regional trade are the new mantra for Asia suggesting greater focus on the region, but Asia from its position of growing economic power has simultaneously sought to take a more outward leadership role in tackling global challenges.

How will Asian leaders balance regional concerns with growing responsibilities on the world stage?

Andrei L. Kostin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, VTB Bank, Russian Federation; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on East Asia
Hemant M. Nerurkar, Managing Director, Tata Steel, India; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on East Asia
Nguyen Tan Dung, Prime Minister of Vietnam; Chair, 2010 ASEAN
Surin Pitsuwan, Secretary-General, ASEAN (Association of South-East Asian Nations), Jakarta

Welcome by
Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum

Chaired by
Andrew Stevens, Anchor and Correspondent, CNN International, Hong Kong SAR

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