FIA Lunch Series:
China: Political and Economic Insight

Date: Thursday,8 June 2017
Time: 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Venue: Singapore

By 2020, China will achieve its headline economic goal of doubling per capita GDP from its 2010 level, creating a “moderately well-off society”. Find out how the political economic of China will look following Xi Jinping’s 2nd term as General Secretary.

  • Would  Xi’s “political philosophy” be enshrined in the Party canon?
  • How  would the One Belt, One Road initiative control the Pacific from the first island chain, provide social stability and sustain economic growth in 14th and 15th Five-Year Plans?

Join Bill McCahill as he gives a political economic "tour d'horizon" of China and how developments there might affect your organization.

Bill McCahill
Senior Adviser
Veracity Worldwide
Mr. McCahill has nearly 40 years’ experience in Chinese politics and government. He served for 25 years in the US Foreign Service, culminating in the role of Chargé d’Affaires of the American Embassy in Beijing, where he played a key role in concluding the Sino-American Bilateral WTO Agreement. He has also directed political, commercial, and economic efforts in Hong Kong and Beijing for the Foreign Service. Following government service, he was the senior international business advisor of the Wilmer Hale law firm, where he assisted companies in overcoming the challenges of doing business in China.

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