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John Key to Attend APEC Summit

November 19, 2008 International FinanceNew Zealand Finance  No comments

Prime Minister John Key is set to attend the APEC meeting in Lima, Per? on the 19th and 20th of November.

The Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) is most likely going to be based around the current economic situation of the world and the possible responses of all countries involved in the meeting. If the recently finished G20 summit is any indication, the economic situation will be the primary talking point.

The meeting is attended by 20 world leaders, and over 3600 delegates. Figures show that the trade between APEC countries accounts for almost half of that in the world and nearly 60 percent of the world’s Gross Domestic Product.

John Key is scheduled to meet the Queen of England, and the British Prime minister after the APEC meeting.

The current APEC countries are Australia,...

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Asia Offshore Association Conference

September 29, 2008 International Finance  No comments

The 21st to the 23rd of September saw the Asia Offshore Association conference come to Hong Kong.

The Conference consisted of 100 delegates from over different 20 countries, Abaconda Management Group was present with two delegates. The keynote speaker for the event was David O’Rear, Chief Economist of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. Other international speakers came from Austria, Hong Kong, Italy, Austria, Seychelles and USA.

Topics at the Asia Offshore Association Conference included banking and investments in globalized economy especially in Asia-Pacific region, the Asian economy in global context and offshore business activities.

There was also a strong focus on differentiating the genuine activities of offshore investing with the less savory forms of tax evasion that take place...

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