Conversations on regional and global issues with scholars, experts, policymakers and professionals from around the world
A total of 18 mid-career professionals from around the world will join the 2023 program in Hong Kong. These Fellows have demonstrated strong leadership potential and are up-and-coming influencers in politics, policymaking, business and civil society. They share a common interest in global issues and Asia policy matters, and are committed to using their talents and what they learn from the program to make the world a better place.
The 2023 Asia Global Institute x Institute of China Economy Trade Conference was a one-day academic conference co-organized by the Asia Global Institute and the HKU Business School’s Institute of China Economy, and supported by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Study Center. The conference agenda covered topics such as global sourcing dynamics, trade-in knowledge-based services and innovation, the development of diverse businesses, and more.
The Global Trade Modernization Index (GTMI) will assess economies’ readiness for digital trade across both the public and private sectors, as well as labor force capability. The Index aims to improve awareness among policymakers, investors, and businesses about what it takes to create advantage through digital trade and to promote its rapid and equitable adoption. The Asia Global Institute, ICC Digital Standards Initiative, and Milken Institute have created the GTMI to progress our collective understanding of digital trade.
Income disparity has become an increasingly pressing issue for many countries, Professor Bernard Yeung from the National University of Singapore (NUS) shared his intriguing observations on Singapore's efforts to address wealth inequality with participants in an AGI Public Policy Seminar.