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MAJECA: Abenomics: The Japanese Economic Policy Seminar

Event

21 Aug 2017

The Embassy of Japan in Kuala Lumpur and MAJECA (Malaysia-Japan Economic Association) are organising a Seminar on “ABENOMICS, the Japanese Economic Policy and the Future Japanese Economy” as follows:

Organizer : MAJECA and Embassy of Japan in Malaysia

Date : 28th August 2017 (Monday)

Time : 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Venue : Residence of the Ambassador of Japan to Malaysia* 5, Jalan Langgak Golf, 55000 Kuala Lumpur


Dress code : Business attire


Purpose
The seminar aims to provide an overview of the current situation of the Japanese economy and the various fiscal stimulus, monetary easing and reforms for Japan under the concept of “Abenomics”. The keynote speaker for this seminar, Professor Motoshige Ito, will also touch on the future of the Japanese economy going forward.

•Please be advised that there is no parking in the premises.


Background of Professor Motoshige Ito

Professor Motoshige Ito is a renowned and distinguished economics professor in Japan and an advocate of Japan’s economic reform known as Abenomics. Seen as a leading mind behind Abenomics, Professor Ito is one of the economic experts advising Prime Minister Abe on the Japanese economy.

Born in 1951, Professor Ito graduated from the University of Tokyo and received his PhD in economics from the University of Rochester. He became a professor at the University of Tokyo in 1993 and taught at the Graduate School of Economics there from 1996 to 2016. He is currently a Professor in the Faculty of International Social Sciences at Gakushūin University.

Programme:

15:00 - Registration

15:30 - Arrival of speaker

15:35 - Opening remarks

15:40 - 16:40 Keynote address by Professor Motoshige Ito

16:40 - 17:00 Q&A session

17:00 - Closing remarks

17:05 - 17:30 Networking session

To RSVP, email your interest to comms@bmcc.org.my

Kindly confirm your attendance to the event by 24 August 2017 as we have to provide the Japanese Embassy with the confirmed list of attendees for security clearance purposes. Limited seats available.