Summit on the Global Agenda 2010 - Seismic shifts: Global power in the 21st century

The World Economic Forum surveyed Global Agenda Council members to identify the trendsthat will impact the global economy over the next 12 - 18 months. The most significant trend:global power shifts. This panel will discuss what this means in the context of the globalpolitical economy from three different perspectives, the global economy, the rise of Asia, and shifting trade flows.
- What are the major economic power shifts, and what do they imply for global economicgovernance?
- How will the rise of Asia challenge global economic governance, and what is China's role?
- How will shifting trade flows challenge the global economic governance bodies?
- Will the increasing competition amongst industrialized countries and emerging economiesfor scarce resources affect the global economy?

John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC
Mari Elka Pangestu, Minister of Trade of Indonesia; Global Agenda Council on Competitiveness
Zhang Yunling, Director, International Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), People's Republic of China; Regional Agenda Council on South-East Asia
Moderated by
Adrian Monck, Managing Director, Head of Communications and Media, World Economic Forum

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