NEW YORK, January 14, 2014 - Cross-Pacific trade and economics experts Curtis S. Chin, Peter A. Petri, Robert S. Wang, Ann Weeks and Monica Whaley review issues raised at last year's APEC summit and explore what to expect when China becomes the APEC Chair in 2014. (1 hr., 22 min.)
Curtis S. Chin
Curtis S. Chin is the former U.S. Ambassador to and member of the Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He is now managing director with advisory firm RiverPeak Group, LLC.
Peter A. Petri
Peter A. Petri is the Carl Shapiro Professor of International Finance at Brandeis International Business School. With recent research focusing on major trade negotiations in the Asia-Pacific region, he is active in U.S.-Asia affairs and is a former chair of the U.S. APEC Study Center Consortium.
Robert S. Wang is the U.S. Senior Official for APEC. Previously he was Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy in Beijing. Dr. Wang is a career Foreign Service Officer in the U.S. Department of State.
Ann Weeks is the Vice President of Global Government Affairs at Underwriters Laboratories (UL), where she is responsible for public safety, regulatory, legislative and trade policy strategies supporting UL's certification services.
Monica Whaley was named President of the National Center for APEC in 2009. She has previously worked at the Washington Council on International Trade and is also the current Chairman of the U.S.-APEC Business Coalition.