On January 12, 2012, the European American Chamber of Commerce, the Foreign Trade Commissioners Association, and Bloomberg Government held The Global Trade, Investment and Economic Outlook: Prospects for U.S. and Foreign Companies.
The program was an enlightening and engaging debate on global trade, investments and the economic outlook on 2012 and beyond. Topics included forecasts for international growth, investment opportunities and risks, and the impact of government action.
Panelists included James Bacchus, Chair, Global Practice Group, Greenberg Traurig, LLP; Dr. Jorg Stephan, Head of the Representative Office, Deutsche Bundesbank; and Dr. Neal Soss, Managing Director & Chief Economist, Credit Suisse. The discussion was moderated by Sandford Reback, Chief Trade Analyst, Bloomberg Government, and the program was introduced by Richard Martin, Partner and EACC Board member, of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP.
Close to 300 business leaders from U.S. and European companies, representatives from the Foreign Trade Commissioners association and numerous representatives from Consulates and trade agencies attended, a 25% increase from the EACC’s last Economic Update also held Bloomberg event. Feedback on the event has been uniformly positive. We look forward to our next event with Bloomberg and the FTCA.