High Level Tripartite Conference Session 1

World investment prospects
Event
Session Type
Parallel Events
Session Themes
High-level event
Room number
Room 1F
8 September 2010
10:00 - 12:30 Europe/Zurich
Europe/Zurich

In three tripartite sessions, senior government officials, heads of investment promotion agencies and corporate executives will discuss prominent issues related to the trends and prospects of international investment, the emerging international production patterns of transnational corporations, and new investment promotion strategies. 

World investment prospects

The first session will address new international investment policy directions for developed and emerging economies. It will explore investment prospects in terms of entry modes, industrial patterns, and bright spots in the post-crisis environment.

Questions to be addressed include

  • What have been significant recent trends in, and prospects for, international investment?
  • What have been significant policy developments in this regard?
  • What are the emerging international production patterns of transnational corporations?

Speakers

Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Vice Minister, Ministry of Commerce, China
Minister of State for Investment, Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development, Uganda
Governor, Central Bank of Malta, Malta
Executive Director, International Trade Centre
Vice-President of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies
CEO, Petra Group, Malaysia
Professor of International Business, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Minister Advisor to the President and CEO, Afghanistan Investment Support Agency, Afghanistan
Vice President International Affairs, Fedex, USA

Moderators

Director and Anchor, China Central Television