Plenty to discuss at Mines and Money Asia

DESPITE its location, there will be more to discuss at Mines and Money Asia next week than just China, with a couple of big names joining the line-up.

Plenty to discuss at Mines and Money Asia Plenty to discuss at Mines and Money Asia Plenty to discuss at Mines and Money Asia Plenty to discuss at Mines and Money Asia Plenty to discuss at Mines and Money Asia

There will undoubtedly be debate over US President Donald Trump at Mines and Money Asia 2017, running from April 5 to 7 in Hong Kong, but organiser Andrew Thake said Trump’s impact was still uncertain whereas China could be counted on to dictate global market movements. 

“The phrase I always hear is: ‘Is he moving the needle, and if so is it in a positive or a negative way?’,” he said. 

“We’ll have a lively light debate on that but when I talk to people based in Asia, they say Trump might be moving the needle but not as much as China.” 

The conference (and, of course, deal-making venue) will be taking place in a very different atmosphere to last year’s event, even though the recovery was starting to kick in by then.  

Thake said the sector’s progress could be ...