APF Canada Invites Media to Attend Presentation by ADB Chief Economist in Vancouver

October 2, 2014 – VANCOUVER, BC – The Asia Pacific Foundation invites media to attend a presentation by Mr. Shang-Jin Wei, Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank. Mr. Wei will unveil findings of the Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2014 Report. The Key Indicators includes the latest available economic, financial, social and environmental indicators for regional economies of Asia and the Pacific. This year’s report includes a special chapter on Poverty in Asia.

Where: Room 2800, Segal Graduate School, 500 Granville Street, Vancouver.

When:  Monday, October, 6; 4:00-5:30pm.

Opportunity: Presentation by Mr. Shang-Jin Wei, Chief Economist, Asian Development Bank; opening remarks by Stewart Beck, President and CEO, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. Mr. Wei will be available for interviews immediately before the event.

RSVP: Please confirm your attendance and whether you would like to conduct an interview by contacting Jillian Oliver, Communications Manager, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, jillian.oliver@asiapacific.ca or 778-989-6471. 

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About The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) has been a leader in research and analysis on Canada’s relations with Asia for thirty years. Our mission is to develop ideas for action by Canadian businesses, governments, and individuals to help them seize the vast opportunities unfolding in Asia. We do this by offering clear, specific, and actionable policy advice and leadership based on sound research and analysis. APF Canada’s current thematic priorities include trade and investment, energy and the environment, and international education. Engaged in research and convening, APF Canada has developed strong ties with policy-makers, business leaders, academics, and opinion makers in Canada and throughout the Asia Pacific region. Visit APF Canada at www.asiapacific.ca 

For more information please contact:

Jillian Oliver 
Communications Manager
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
jillian.oliver@asiapacific.ca
Office: 604-630-1536

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