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Andrew Sheng talks currency wars, global finance, and geopolitics

Published 27 February 2024

The Hinrich Foundation hosted Andrew Sheng, a former advisor to regulators in China, Hong Kong, and other Asian governments, to a roundtable lunch on 21 February.

Participants, brought together by Dr. Bill Foo, Chair of the Singapore Business Circle, discussed the latest turns in global finance, including dollar dominance, the failure of sanctions on Russia, the internationalization of the Chinese renminbi, and a range of other trade-related developments.

Tan Sri Sheng is an Advisor to the Foundation, a member of International Advisory Council of the National Financial Regulatory Administration (NFRA), China and the Council of Advisers for Hong Kong’s government. He authored "From Asian to Global Financial Crisis: An Asian Regulator’s View of Unfettered Finance in the 1990s and 2000s" (2009) and writes regularly on international finance and monetary economics, financial regulation and global governance.

He is also Pro-Chancellor of Bristol University and Distinguished Fellow, Asia Global Institute, University of Hong Kong, as well as Chairman, George Town Institute of Open and Advanced Studies, Wawasan Open University, Malaysia.

Check out some photos of the roundtable here:

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