Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs of the European Commission and Asian Development Bank (ADB) will organise an ASEM Joint Conference on the topic of European and Asian Integration – Achievements and Challenges. This one-day event will be held at the European Commission Office in Brussels, Belgium.

The event will discuss the following three salient topics in Asian and European economic and financial sectors:

  1. Economic Integration And Regional Financial Stability(Chair: Klaus Regling, Director General, Economic And Financial Affairs)

    • Real And Financial Integration In East Asia
    • Real And Financial Integration In The EU
  2. Regional Integration And Macroeconomic Adjustment: Policy Implications (Chair: Antonio De Lecea, Director International Economic And Financial Affairs)
    Emerging Asian Regionalism (Chair: João Aguiar Machado, Deputy Director General, DG Relex)

    • Economic And Monetary Integration In Europe And Asia
    • An Asian Currency For An Integrated Asia