Location: Asahikawa Grand Hotel, Asahikawa, Japan
The 2nd ASEAN+3 Financial Forum (ATFF) with the theme of “Adapting to a Changing World” will be held back to back with the ASEAN+3 Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting (AFCDM+3) in Asahikawa, Japan, on December 11, 2017.
Hosted by the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO), the half-day program will focus on the regional outlook and policy response, and developments in the international monetary system as well as the evolving global financial environment. Discussants and speakers include high-level policy makers, renowned academics and economists who have strong background and experience on both regional and global issues.
AMRO Director Dr. Junhong Chang will deliver welcome remarks. As the Co-chairs of AMRO Executive Committee in 2017, Mr Diwa C. Guinigundo, Deputy Governor, Monetary Stability Sector, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, and Mr Yoshiki Takeuchi, Director General of the International Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan, will deliver keynote addresses at the forum. Dr. Hoe Ee Khor, AMRO Chief Economist, will facilitate the first session on “Gaining New Strength for Structural Challenges”. Dr Yoichi Nemoto, Former AMRO Director, will moderate the second session on “The Chiang Mai Initiative Multilateralisation (CMIM) in the Evolving International Monetary System”.
Inaugurated in 2016, the ATFF acts as a flagship platform for ASEAN+3 Deputies, academics and high-level representatives of international financial institutions to brainstorm on challenges and issues relevant to the regional economic and financial cooperation.