This panel on Spillovers from lower oil prices to Asia adressed numerous pressing questions. Some of the topics covered including :
– The complexity of the global economy. What is at play?
– How sustainable are the current levels of oil prices. Will prices remain low for a sustained period of time? Can we consider it as the new normal?
– What are the implications of the fall of oil prices in terms of cost , demand growth and production?
– What will be the growth effect of falling prices on the global economy? How lower prices affect different economies and regions?
– Is the shock permanent, transitory? Will it boost global demand and bring back global imbalances in the medium term?
– Poor performance of growth prospects in emerging economies. What went wrong? Reinvigorating Growth: Infrastructure investment as a new driver for growth?
- Anoop SINGH: Regulatory Strategy Head for Hong Kong, JP Morgan Chase & Co
- Cavit DAGDAS: Undersecretary of Treasury and Governor of the ADB for the Republic ok Turkey
- Erbolat DOSSAEV: Minister of National Economy and Governor of the ADB for the Republic of Azerbaijan
- Hiroshi WATANABE: Governor and CEO, Japan Bank for International Cooperation
- Marc UZAN: Executive Director, Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee
- Marios MARATHEFTIS: Global Chief Economist, Standard Chartered
- Natalia KHANZHENKOVA: Managing Director, Turkey and Central Asia, EBRD
- Paul GRUENWALD: Managing Director, Chief Economist Asia Pacific, Standard and Poor’s
- Samir SHARIFOV: Minister of Finance and Governor of the ADB for the Republic of Azerbaijan
- Vusal GASIMLI: Chief of the Department of the Economic Analysis and Global Affairs, Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan