October 4, 2016
A Globalized Renminbi: Will it Reshape Latin America?
Jon M. Huntsman
Chairman, Atlantic Council
Former Ambassador to People’s Republic of China, United States
Chairman of Global Banking, Americas
Douglas W. Arner
Professor, Faculty of Law,
Hong Kong University
Luis Miguel Castilla
Senior Fellow, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center
Former Finance Minister, Republic of Peru
Senior Managing Director, Head of Latin America
*Additional speakers to be confirmed
Introduced and Moderated by:
US Economics Editor
The Financial Times
Director, Latin America Economic Growth Initiative
China is approaching a new milestone. In October, its currency joins the dollar in becoming one of five official international reserves assets. This could be dismissed as just another technical development, but the reality is different.
Internationalization of the renminbi may fundamentally reshape trade and finance with emerging markets around the world, with a particular impact in Latin America. Is the region ready for it?