Following Donald Trump’s victory and the UK’s Brexit vote, the western world is facing significant political upheaval. As the politics of protectionism and isolationism return, how will China safeguard its own future? With Trump having announced he will pull the US out of TPP, will the resulting vacuum in Asia strengthen China’s hand, encouraging the rest of the world to pivot from West to East?
We invite Stephen King, Senior Economic Adviser at HSBC to discuss.
Stephen King is HSBC’s Senior Economic Adviser and currently the top-ranked global economist in the annual Extel survey.
He has also published a few books, the latest of which, When the Money Runs Out, was published by Yale University Press in May 2013 and later selected as a “book of the year” by the Financial Times, the Economist and the Times.
In 2014, Stephen became a member of the Financial Times “Exchange”, which, in the FT’s words, offers “agenda-setting commentary from leading policymakers, academics and writers around the world”.
Stephen’s career began at H.M.Treasury, where he was an economic adviser within the civil service. Stephen studied at New College, Oxford