AIIB - Working with the private sector

Sir Danny Alexander, Vice-President of the AIIB, will be joined by other experts to discuss business opportunities with the AIIB and how London, as a global financial centre, can aid in mobilising private capital to meet infrastructure demands.

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Thursday 26 October

09.15 - 11.00

Asia House Brexit Series: Nick Clegg

Former UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will brief Asia House corporate members on Brexit and the current political climate in Britain.

Tuesday 31 October

08:00 - 09:30

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Asia House Brexit Series: Sir Jonathan Faull KCMG

“Brexit negotiations will be the harsh reality of diplomacy.” Former European Commission’s most senior British official will share insights into the negotiations process in a private briefing with Asia House corporate members.

Monday 18 September

08.00 - 09.30

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Green Financing and Investing in Asian Infrastructure

Senior representatives from banks and multilateral institutions will explore the potential for future growth of the green bond market in Asia, and also discuss how far green financing, through multilaterals, sovereigns and companies, can meet the funding needs of energy infrastructure in the region.

Thursday 14 September

08.30 - 13.00

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Asia Trade will be 'vital' to the UK says Minister

UK Trade Minister Greg Hands said that ‘Asia is an important set of markets for the UK’ in terms of trade deals, with China, India, and Japan among the top priorities.

In an exclusive interview with Asia House, the Minister said that a key objective for the Department for International Trade is to ‘rollover as many of the EU free trade agreements as possible, so there is no cliff edge’.

The Minister described it as an ‘incredibly exciting time to be doing trade’ and that the UK needs to be ‘the most compelling and passionate advocate of free trade anywhere in the world’.

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Vice President Jonathan Taylor: EIB’s operation in Asia

Vice President of the European Investment Bank will brief Asia House corporate members on green finance in Asia and China’s Belt & Road Initiative.

Friday 8 September

08.00 - 09.30

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Mark Field, Minister for Asia and the Pacific, FCO: UK-Asia relations post-Brexit

Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister Mark Field will brief Asia House corporate members following his first trip to the region in early September.

Wednesday 13 September

08.30 - 10.00

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The New Global Trade Order: Vice President of the AIIB

Sir Danny Alexander will join Asia House corporate members to discuss the UK’s role in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and whether its commitment to such international organisations will waver post-Brexit.

Thursday 26 October

08.00 - 09.30

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The New Global Trade Order: Abenomics and the global economy

Hajime Takata, Chief Economist at the Mizuho Research Institute, will discuss the future prospects of Abenomics as well as wider developments in the global economy.

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Monday 25 September

11.00 - 12.30

Asia Trade in the New Global Order

Political and business leaders from across Asia and the UK will assemble in Hong Kong for Asia House's inaugural conference in the region. They will share insights on the transition to the new trading architecture and the opportunities it will provide.

Monday 27 November

JW Marriott Hotel, Hong Kong

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