South Africa's Minister of Finance visits SOAS DeFiMS
13 November 2009
Minister Pravin Gordhan visited the Department of Financial and Management Studies on 9th November for a round-table discussion of global economic problems.
Professor Laixiang Sun and five colleagues exchanged views with the Minister on issues South Africa faces as a member of the G20.
Discussions covered several topical issues including global macroeconomic imbalances, China's growth, energy and commodity markets, development strategy, innovation strategy, fiscal policy and pro-poor policies.
The Minister's visit builds on the Department's long-standing contribution to South Africa's economic capacity through its post-graduate distance learning programmes (CeFiMS).
Minister Pravin Gordhan with Professor Laixiang Sun and Professor Laurence Harris of DeFiMS