A New Chapter for Globalization: An Uncertain Future

Astana, Kazakhstan

June 15-16, 2017 



This meeting provided an opportunity for experts from China and the West to exchange building and share ideas. The focus of conversations was on China’s Belt and Road Initiative, BRICS, globalisation and the world economy.



  • Augusto LOPEZ CLAROS: Senior Advisor, Development Economics, World Bank, Director of the World Bank Global Indicators Group
  • Bakhytzhan SAGINTAYEV: Prime Minister of Kazakhstan
  • Biliang HU: Dean, Emerging Markets Institute, Director of the Belt and Road Initiative, Beijing Normal University
  • Christopher HARTWELL: President of the Center for Social and Economic Research, Associate Professor at Kozminski University
  • Daniel RUNDE: Director of the Project on Prosperity and Development, William A. Schreyer Chair in Global Analysis at CSIS
  • David DAOKUI LI: Professor of Economics, Director of the Center for China in the World Economy
  • David PAN: Executive Dean, Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University
  • Dimitris TSITSIRAGOS: Vice President, International Finance Corporation
  • Djoomart OTORBAEV: Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan
  • Dmitry PANKIN: Chairman, Eurasian Development Bank
  • Domingo CAVALLO: Senior Fellow of the Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University, Former Minister of Economy
  • Elina RIBAKOVA: Chief Economist, Managing Director for EMEA at Detusche Bank, Visiting Fellow Institute of Global Affairs, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Fekitamoeloa KATOA UTOIKAMANU: UN High Representative and Under Secretary General for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States
  • Francois FILLON: Prime Minister of France
  • Hans Paul BURKNER: Global Chairman, Boston Consulting Group
  • Harold JAMES: Professor of Princeton University
  • II SAKONG: Chairmanof the Institute for International Economics, Former Minister of Finance of the Republic of Korea, Chairman of the Presidential Council on National Competitiveness, Senior Economic Adviser to President of Korea
  • Jacob FRENKEL: Chairman, J.P. Morgan Chase International, Former Governor of the Bank of Israël
  • James MCCORMACK: Global Head of Sovereigns, Fitch Ratings
  • Jean Marie CAMBACERES: Member of the Social Economic Council, France
  • John PERKINS: Economic Advisor and Author “Confessions of Economic Hit Man”
  • Kassymkhan KAPPAROV: Coordinator, Economic Advancement Initiative, Soros Foundation Kazakhstan
  • Marc UZAN: Executive Director, Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee
  • Marek BELKA: Prime Minister of Poland, President of the National Bank of Poland
  • Massimiliano CASTELLI: Managing Director, Head of Strategy, Global Sovereign Markets, UBS Global Asset Management
  • Mathilde MESNARD: Deputy Director for Financial and Entreprise Affairs, OECD
  • Mattia ROMANI: Managing Director, Country and Sector Economics, EBRD
  • Meruert MAKHMUTOVA: Director, Public Policy Research Center, Kazakhstan
  • Nassim TALEB: Professor of Risk Engineering at NY University, Author of the “Black Swan” theory
  • Nursultan NAZARBAYEV: President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Oraz JANDOSOV: Director “RAKURS”, Center for Economic Analysis, Kazakhstan
  • Peter FRANKOPAN: Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College, Oxford and Director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research, Author “The Silk Roads: A New History of the World”
  • Rakhim OSHAKBAYEV: Director of the Center for Applied Research “Talap”, Kazakhstan
  • Sergey GLAZYEV: Economic Adviser to the President of Russian Federation
  • Sergey GLAZYEV: Economic Adviser to the President of Russian Federation
  • Tatyana VALOVAYA: Member of the Board, Eurasian Economic Commission
  • Tigran SARGSYAN: Chairman, Eurasian Economic Commission, Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia
  • Timur SULEIMENOV: Minister of Natonal Economy, Kazakhstan
  • Timur ZHAKSYLYKOV: Member of the Board, Minister in charge of Economy and Financial Policy, Eurasian Economic Commission
  • Tomasz TELMA: Director for Europe and Central Asia, International Finance Corporation
  • Turalay KENC: Board Member, The Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance, Former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Turkey
  • Wang WEI: Director General, Institute of Market Economy, Development Research Center of the State Council of P.R. China
  • Wencai ZHANG: Vice-President of the Asian Development Bank
  • Xu HONGCAI: Deputy Chief Economist of China Center for International Economic Exchanges
  • Xue YU: Chairman, Maritime Silk Road Holdings Group
  • Yvonne CHOI: Commissioner for Belt and Road, Hong Kong

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