Regional Strategic Forecast

Two months into 2024, wars are raging in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. And shipping is under attack in the Red Sea, threatening new transport and commodity price spikes. These crises are explosive in their own right. Combine them with a presidential race in America and 2024 promises to be a make-or-break year for the post-1945 world order.

This year’s EICN Regional Strategic Forecast will explore this unfamiliar landscape, with its new alliances, fierce rivalry, mistrust, and weaponisation of finance, technology and critical minerals. How will businesses be impacted by industrial policies that support strategically important domestic priorities over trade?


Emily Mansfield

Regional Director, Europe of Economist Intelligence Unit

Dr. Jacob Kam

Chief Executive Officer at MTR Corporation Limited

Joe Ngai

Senior Partner and Chairman – Greater China at McKinsey & Company

Edward Chui

Director, Hong Kong of Economist Intelligence Corporate Network

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W Hong Kong
1 Austin Road
West Kowloon Station
West Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR (China)

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