SWFloridaGuy, the month of June has come and almost gone.
1. There was no UNSC meeting like you said. There was only a report due. PDF Page 6. Iraq - Development Fund for Iraq
2. Did the Tariffs go into effect? They might have, but I didn't feel the earth move.
3. World Banking and Financial Summit in London on June 26th and 27th. Shabibi did not speak. He was not on the speakers list. PDF Look at page six which is the speakers list.
Like I said, it wasn't that big of a meeting. You placed a lot of emphasis on this one. All the forum readers gave you pluses and negged me big time. Sorry people.
So, when is the National Meeting?
Ok my turn:
#1. The link you provided is older than the one I provided almost a month ago.
#2. The official report and transcript has not been released yet. So, you have no idea who spoke and who didn't and neither do I until it is released. "World Banking & Finance Summit 2012 took place in London on 26-27 June. A summary of discussions will be available shortly
(That is not the full list of speakers, just some confirmed main speakers).
#3. I made it clear time and again it is an important meeting where economic policy for the next 10 years is laid out and that's it. I also admitted I had no clue if the dinar would be discussed or not. How could I? What I said was if Iraq was planning to make any changes anytime in that amount of time they lay out policy for, then it would be a topic of interest.
#4. A day or two before Shabibi was scheduled to be in London he was rumored to be in Switzerland. I am not exactly sure of his travel plans because he must have found my tracking beacon I had stuck to his forehead. You'll have to forgive me, I also am not sure if he had frosted flakes or buttered toast. I slept in that morning.
#4. Do you have any idea what's going on with the tariffs? Does anyone? Why would you expect that I do? We've all known they could be postponed again just like they have many times before. I can only go by what we read in print and like everything else, that is subject to change and out of our control.
#5. They have have been trying to hold a successful National Meeting since January. I said look for a date announced. Did I give a date? I'm still waiting on that myself.
#6. No dates ever seem to pan out but all we have to work with is what's in print. How long have you been in this?
#7. You would be the master of the obvious weren't it for the fact that hindsight is 20/20 with you implying the existence of a rule to which you are the exception
#8. Relax man, we're in this together. I don't pretend to have the answers. I read hundreds of articles a day and do my best to report accurately. What else can I do?
Shabibi at world banking summit Mon Jun 25, 2012 6:03 am
The conference will be supported by sponsorship, with an audience of 100-150 expected to attend from Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa and Oceania. Themes to be discussed at this meeting include:
Growth models for the future – driving balanced economic development
Macroeconomic policy challenges - status quo and perspectives for the world economy in mid-2012
Balancing risk and reward in financial services – sustainable pursuit of profit for a responsible industry
Highlights of banking and finance regulatory changes connected to profitability and structure amid upsurge in capital reserve requirements
Implications for world banking given the expanding role of central banks – greater government involvement and less reliance on market mechanisms
The looming internationalisation of the renminbi and changes in the global reserve currency structure
Leading the way forward - encouraging lending, improving access to capital flows and restoring consumer and investor confidence
The financial and banking climate according to creditors and debtors – a future decade perspective and potential opportunities and pitfalls
Speakers include international economic decision-makers; economists; academics and other leading monetary figures. By combining analysts and policy-makers from the public and private sectors in a thoughtful and illuminating fashion, the conference aims to add an extra dimension to the understanding of the global economic scene. Confirmed speakers for 2012 include:
H.E. Dr. Sinan Al Shabibi, Governor, Central Bank of Iraq
Prof. Josef Bonnici, Governor, Central Bank of Malta
Prof. Lord Desai, Chairman of the Advisory Board, OMFIF
Antoine Gosset-Grainville, Director-General, Caisse des Depôts
Gerry Grimstone, Chairman, Standard Life
Dr. Jeffrey Jaensubhakij, President (Europe), Government of Singapore Investment Corporation
Lord Lamont, former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer
Gerard Lyons, Chief Economist, Standard Chartered Bank
Peter Norman, Minister for Financial Markets, Government of Sweden
Saker Nusseibeh, Chief Executive Officer, Hermes Fund Managers
Howard Shore, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Shore Capital
Miroslav Singer, Governor, Czech National Bank
Prof. Niels Thygesen, Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Copenhagen
Lord Tugendhat, Select Committee on Economic Affairs, House of Lords, former Vice-President, European Commission
Lets try to be a little more tolerant shall we? "Scan not a friend with a microscopic glass." -- George Harrison. Hope you have a great weekend.
Edited by SWFloridaGuy, 29 June 2012 - 10:34 PM.