New York — As the Chinese stock market and speculation that the government is relaxing monetary policies to bolster economic growth makes headlines, the Bloomberg LINK China Conference will gather leading economists, investors and China-watchers to focus on the nation’s financial system and how the administration is managing the challenges of rapid economic growth.

Speakers at the Conference, which will take place at the New York Academy of Science on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, will look at inflation, dim-sum bonds and the Renminbi offshoring, China stocks, credit markets, banking, the real estate market on the mainland, and will offer insight into the ways investors are reacting to these challenges and the resulting responses.

Robert Bierman, head of Bloomberg LINK noted, “Momentum in China’s economy is slowing as the global debt crisis curbs growth and right now, its more important than ever to hear from the key players on doing business in China.”

Speakers include:

-Daniel J. Arbess, Partner, Perella Weinberg Partners Portfolio Manager, PWP Xerion Funds

-James Bacchus, Chair, Global Practice, Greenberg Traurig LLP

-Francisco G. Blanch, Head of Global Commodity Research, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research

-Kevin T. Carter, Co-Founder and CEO, Baochuan Capital Management, LLC

-Michael Geoghegan, Former Group Chief Executive, HSBC Holdings Plc

-Robert D. Hormats, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, U.S. Department of State

-Stephen Leeb, Chairman and CIO, Leeb Capital Management

-Axel G. Merk, President and CIO, Merk Investments LLC

-David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Managing Director, The Carlyle Group

-Gary Shilling, President, A. Gary Shilling & Co., Inc.

For more information on the program and speakers, please visit: http://www.bloomberglink.com/china-2012.

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