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Seminar Categories:

A - Exploring Market Opportunities
B - China's Domestic Market
C - Upgrading Strategies for SMEs
D - Franchising Opportunities
E - E-tailing & E-commerce
F - CEO Dialogues
Speaker Details

Mr. Nicholas Kwan
Director of Research, HKTDC

Speaker's Profile:
Nicholas Kwan joined the Hong Kong Trade Development Council in May 2013 as its Research Director. He heads a team of about 30 economists and research professionals, providing research support on all macro-economic and business issues.

Based in Hong Kong, Nick was formerly with Standard Chartered Bank, acted as the bank’s Asia Chief Economist and Head of Research, East, during 2005-2012. In Standard Chartered, Nick managed a team of about 100 economists and other research professionals in foreign exchange, rates, credit, commodities, equities and support functions, located across eight different Asian cities from Seoul to Jakarta. Before Standard Chartered, Nick worked at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) for seven years as a senior manager, specializing in macro-economic and policy research. Prior to the HKMA, Nick was the Regional Chief Economist of Merrill Lynch covering the Asia Pacific region from Korea to India, having based in Singapore and Hong Kong for 11 years. Nick is an economics graduate of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, with an MBA from Warwick University in the UK and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

2013 Seminar Schedule
(A2) Business Opportunities in Mature Markets
Date: 5 December, 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM