Information about Asia and the Pacific Asia y el Pacífico
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John Hicklin, David Robinson, and Anoop Singh
Published Date:
July 1997
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Conference Program

Thursday, November 7, 1996

Opening Session

Chaired by Prof. Dr. J. Soedradjad Djiwandono, Governor, Bank Indonesia

Opening Address: Hon. Mar’ie Muhammad, Minister of Finance, Indonesia

Session I. Selected Aspects of Macroeconomic Management in ASEAN Countries

Opening Remarks: Minister Muhammad

Keynote Speech: Mr. Michel Camdessus, Managing Director, IMF

Session II. External Environment Facing the ASEAN Region

Chaired by Dr. Boediono, Managing Director, Bank of Indonesia

Speaker: Mr. Flemming Larsen, Deputy Director, Research Department, IMF

Session III. Savings, Investment, and the Current Account

Chaired by Mr. Anoop Singh, Deputy Director, Southeast Asia and Pacific Department, IMF

Lead Speaker: Mr. Gabriel Singson, Governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Philippines

Panelists:

Dr. Dono Iskandar, Secretary General, Ministry of Finance, Indonesia

Professor Assaf Razin, Resident Scholar, IMF

Mr. Somchai Richupan, Director-General, Fiscal Policy Office, Ministry of Finance, Thailand

Mr. David Robinson, Division Chief, Southeast Asia and Pacific Department, IMF

Friday, November 8

Session IV. Monetary Policy, Financial Liberalization, and Capital Market Development

Chaired by Mr. Kunio Saito, Director, Southeast Asia and Pacific Department, IMF

Lead Speaker: Governor Soedradjad Djiwandono

Panelists:

Professor Peter Montiel, Williams College, USA

Mr. Bandid Nijathaworn, Director, Banking Department, Bank of Thailand

Mr. Amando Tetangeo, Managing Director, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Philippines

Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Director of Research, Bank Negara Malaysia

Mr. John Hicklin, Assistant Director, Southeast Asia and Pacific Department, IMF

Session V. Looking Ahead: The Medium-Term Outlook

Chaired by Dr. Boediono

Round Table:

Mr. Jack Boorman, Director, Policy Development and Review Department, IMF

Mr. Yukio Yoshimura, Deputy Director-General, International Finance Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan

Dr. Teh Kok Peng, Deputy Managing Director, Economics Department, Monetary Authority of Singapore

Mr. Le Dang Doanh, Director, Central Institute for Economic Management, Vietnam

Tan Sri Datuk Clifford Herbert, Secretary General, Ministry of Finance, Malaysia

Mr. Flemming Larsen

Closing Session

Chaired by Mr. Kunio Saito

Summing Up: Mr. Anoop Singh

Closing Remarks: Governor Soedradjad Djiwandono

Note: Titles of speakers are as of the time of the conference.

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