The 2017 ABANA Summit @ Bloomberg L.P.


Date April 24, 2017, 12:00 pm

Location Bloomberg L.P.

731 Lexington Ave, New York, NYSee Map

Globalization at Risk. Save the date for the 2017 ABANA Summit @ Bloomberg, where speakers will explore changes to trade and commerce, the geopolitical risk map and China’s economy, all through the lens of a new anti-globalization era and with an eye to the implications for emerging markets and the MENA Region. Check back for more details and speaker announcements.

12:00 pm Speakers' Lunch (Fee to attend, separate registration required)

1:15 pm  Registration

1:30 pm  Welcome Remarks: Globalization at Risk

1:40 pm  Trade

Trade agreements, border taxes, labor treaties, manufacturing & innovation, protectionism -- all are in flux. What do these changes or uncertainties portend for global commerce going forward? Are we heading for a trade war? What are the risks for multinationals, for emerging markets, for the MENA region?

2:25 pm Market-Moving Events

How does Bloomberg see investors' perspective on "Market-Moving Events" shifting?

2:40 pm Political Risk

Brexit, Trump and elections throughout the EU are changing the political risk map. As the US and the EU become new drivers of political risk, how are alliances in Africa and the Middle East shifting?

3:25 pm Market-Moving Events

How does Bloomberg see investors' perspective on "Market-Moving Events" shifting?

3:40 pm China

With much of the world's attention elsewhere, the risks China presents to the global economy has not gone away. How could a stronger dollar affect the Chinese economy? How is China's footprint changing in Africa? How is the One-Road-One-Belt strategy affecting the MENA Region?

4:25 pm  Closing Remarks

4:30 pm Reception at Le Cirque