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Date: 4 -7 May
Location: Yokohama

The 50th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is held in Yokohama, Japan from 4 – 7 May, 2017.

Stefania Palma, Asia editor at The Banker, and Jacopo Dettoni, deputy editor at fDi Magazine will cover the event through a video interview series with key industry figures and policy makers.

Discussion points:

  • Sustainable development for Asia
  • Overcoming middle income traps
  • Meeting infrastructure investment needs
  • Asia's ageing societies

Transcending the Middle Income Challenge
ADB joint seminar with the International Monetary Fund moderated by Stefania Palma, Asia editor at The Banker, on 4 May, 2:00pm-3:30pm


Mitsuhiro Furusawa, deputy managing director, International Monetary Fund
Sri Mulyani Indrawati, minister of finance, Indonesia
Takehiko Nakao, president and chairperson of the board of directors, ADB
Erik Berglof, professor/director, Institute of Global Affairs, London School of Economics and Political Science
Justin Yifu Lin, director of New Structural Economics, Dean of the Institute of South-South Cooperation and Development, and Honorary Dean of the National School of Development at Peking University

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