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Perth: ACBC (WA) China Economy Seminar & Discussion featuring Mr Sitao Xu, Chief Economist & Partner, Deloitte

25 October 2016

Deloitte, Ground Level, Brookfield Place, Tower 2,123 St. Georges Terrace, Perth WA

ACBC (WA) China Economy Seminar & Discussion 
featuring Mr Sitao Xu, Chief Economist & Partner, Deloitte 
Tuesday 25 October 2016
On behalf of ACBC (WA) and together with Delotte, join us for the China Economy Seminar and Discussion with Mr Sitao Xu, Chief Economist and Partner of Deloitte, China on Tuesday 25 October 2016. 
China is a key growth engine of the global economy and the country’s influence on the Australian economy and business is profound. Is China’s growth sustainable? What are the key risks? How will this affect the Australian economy? Understanding China has never been more important for Australian business. 
Join us for an informed discussion with a leading Chinese economist, Mr. Sitao Xu, Partner of Deloitte China, and look at the implications of three decades of rapid Chinese economic growth, the economic and systemic challenges facing the country, and what this means for Australia and businesses faced with navigating the uncertainty. 
  • Date: Tuesday 25 October 2016
  • Time: 10:00am registration for a 10:15am start - 11:15am 
  • Venue: Deloitte, Ground Level, Brookfield Place, Tower 2,123 St. Georges Terrace, Perth WA
  • Cost: Free of charge and includes networking morning tea 
  • Register: Please email eventswa@acbc.com.au to register your attendance at this event by COB on Friday 21 October 2016. ?
Limited seats are available. Secure your place early.
Mr Sitao Xu - Chief Economist, Partner Deloitte China  
Xu Sitao is Chief Economist and Partner of Deloitte China, spearheading Deloitte's economic and industry research. Prior to Deloitte, he was Chief Representative of China and EIU forecasting director at the Economist Group from 2004 to 2014. Sitao worked for MMS International of Standard and Poor’s Group in Singapore as the Economist for Indonesia, Korea and Thailand in 1995. He joined Standard Chartered Bank as Regional Treasury Economist in 1996. From 2000 to 2002, he was Societe Generale’s Chief Economist for Asia. In 2003, he became the Head of Economics of ICBC (Asia). Sitao has written for Yale Global Online, the Asian Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Caijing, Caixin and 21st Century Business Herald. He appears regularly on CNBC, Bloomberg, CCTV, and other TV shows as a commentator on China. He is on the Speaker Retainer Program for the Virginia-based CFA Institute, and is often invited by leading MNCs to their board rooms, to present key issues on China. Sitao holds a B.A. in Economics from Peking University, a M.A. in Economics from the University of Connecticut, and a M.S. in Finance from Boston College. He was a visiting scholar at Hoover Institution at Stanford University in 2012. He is also a guest professor at the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University.