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Asia Europe Economic Forum - 15th AEEF

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17-18 October 2018 Geneviève BARRÉ Governance & Economy Department Asia Europe Economic Forum Economy

Brussels, Belgium

The 15th AEEF will take place on 17-18 October 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. Hosted by Bruegel, it will be held in conjunction with the 12th ASEM Summit (ASEM12), 18-19 October 2018.

This year, the AEEF will bring together high-level economists, representatives of ministries and corporate circles to exchange ideas and elaborate on the theme of ''Europe and Asia: Global Partners for Global Challenges'', with a specific focus on monetary and housing policy, international trade and Asia-Europe connectivity. The aim of the AEEF is to strengthen ASEM wide cooperation and Asia-Europe collaboration in tackling global economic challenges and leadership.


  • Asian Development Bank Institute
  • Korea University
  • Bruegel
  • Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales
  • Bertelsmann Stiftung Foundation
  • Peking University HSBC Business School


  • European Union