Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2004

Date Titles
10 Nov 2004

European Central Bank: Press conference - introductory statement

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank and Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 4 November 2004.

10 Nov 2004

Zhou Xiaochuan: Opening to the outside world - past experience and prospects

Speech by Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People¿s Bank of China, at the World Economic Development Declaration Conference (WEDDC) and the China Business Summit, Zuhai, 10 November 2003.

8 Nov 2004

Li Ruogu: Deepening reform and opening wider to ensure sustainable economic growth

Speech by Mr Li Ruogu, Deputy Governor of the People¿s Bank of China, at the 42nd Annual Meeting of Business Executives, Trujillo, Peru, 23 October 2004.

8 Nov 2004

Wu Xiaoling: An innovative and inspiring experience - micro credit supported poverty reduction and women's development in China

Special address by Ms Wu Xiaoling, Deputy Governor of the People¿s Bank of China, at the Citigroup-INSEAD Women¿s Financial Education Summit 2004, Hong Kong, 2 November 2004.

8 Nov 2004

Irma Rosenberg: Monetary policy and the conditions for growth

Speech by Ms Irma Rosenberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at an economics conference, Klippan (in the south of Sweden), 1 November 2004.

8 Nov 2004

Roger W Ferguson, Jr: Equilibrium real interest rate - theory and application

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson, Jr, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, to the University of Connecticut School of Business Graduate Learning Center and the SS & C Technologies Financial Accelerator, Hartford, 29 October 2004.

8 Nov 2004

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: The importance of financial literacy among women in Asia

Special address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Citigroup-INSEAD Women¿s Financial Education Summit 2004, Hong Kong, 2 November 2004.

8 Nov 2004

Erkki Liikanen: Comment to Prof Gérard Roland: After enlargement - institutional achievements and prospects in the new member states

Comment by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, to Prof Gérard Roland: After enlargement - institutional achievements and prospects in the new member states, at the Central Banking Conference, Frankfurt, 21 October 2004.

5 Nov 2004

Benny Popoitai: The savings and loan industry - Papua New Guinea

Speech by Mr Benny Popoitai, MBE, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, to the Savings and Loan Societies/Credit Union Day luncheon, Port Moresby, 21 October 2004.

5 Nov 2004

Ian Plenderleith: Developments in the gold market

Speech by Mr Ian Plenderleith, Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, to the London Bullion Market Association Biennial Dinner, London, 26 October 2004.

5 Nov 2004

Roger W Ferguson Jr: Factors influencing business investment

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson, Jr, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Greater Issues Series, The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina, 26 October 2004.

5 Nov 2004

Savenaca Narube: Fiji's economic status and projections

Address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, to the Australia/Fiji Business Council, Gold Coast, Australia, 18 October 2004.

5 Nov 2004

Süreyya Serdengeçti: Falling inflation

Opening remarks by Mr Süreyya Serdengeçti, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, for the conference on 'Real Sector and Financial Sector in the Environment of Falling Inflation', organised by the Banks Association of Turkey, Ankara, 28 September, 2004, and given at the Monthly Meeting of Ankara Chamber of Commerce, Ankara, 29 September 2004.

5 Nov 2004

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: The Financial Process Exchange (FPX)

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the official launch of The Financial Process Exchange (FPX), Kuala Lumpur, 28 October 2004.

5 Nov 2004

David Dodge: Economic and financial trends in Canada

Opening statement by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the House of Commons Finance Committee, Ottawa, 26 October 2004.

5 Nov 2004

Philipp M Hildebrand: Where is productivity growth in Europe?

Summary of a speech by Dr Philipp M Hildebrand, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, to the Vereinigung Basler Ökonomen, Basel, 28 October 2004.

5 Nov 2004

Guy Quaden: Prospects and challenges of the European economy

Speech by Mr Guy Quaden, Governor of the National Bank of Belgium, at the Swiss Chamber of Commerce, Brussels, 27 October 2004.

4 Nov 2004

Elena Kohutikova: Slovakia - perspective place for investments

Speech by Ms Elena Kohutikova, Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Slovakia, at the Conference ¿Middle and East Europe ...

4 Nov 2004

Kristina Persson: Economic conditions and welfare in Sweden and the Nordic countries

Speech by Ms Kristina Persson, Deputy Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, at Union conference of the Nordic Teachers¿ Council, M...

4 Nov 2004

Jarle Bergo: The role of the interest rate in the economy

Speech by Mr Jarle Bergo, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank \(Central Bank of Norway\) , at AON Grieg Investors, Zürich, 19 Oc...

4 Nov 2004

Pridiyathorn Devakula: Thailand - recent economic performance and the road ahead

Speech by Mr M R Pridiyathorn Devakula, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the British Chamber of Commerce-Thailand speci...

4 Nov 2004

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Launch of International Centre for Leadership in Finance

Welcoming address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Official Launch of International...

4 Nov 2004

Toshihiko Fukui: Restructuring Japan's economy

Speech by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, to the Naigai Josei Chousa Kai (Research Institute of Japan)...

4 Nov 2004

Jaime Caruana: Contemporary issues in credit risk

Keynote address by Mr Jaime Caruana, Governor of the Bank of Spain and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervisi...

4 Nov 2004

Alan Greenspan: The payments system in transition

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve P...

28 Oct 2004

Jens Thomsen: How does the individual member state design an appropriate stabilisation policy in a monetary union?

Panel statement by Mr Jens Thomsen, Member of the Board of Governors of the National Bank of Denmark, at the 3rd ECB Central Banking Conference, Frankfurt, 22 October 2004.

28 Oct 2004

Susan Schmidt Bies: The Federal Reserve System and the economy

Remarks by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the American Association of Individual Investors Washington Chapter Meeting, Arlington, Virginia, 23 October 2004.

28 Oct 2004

Hermann Remsperger: The Bundesbank's view of the economic outlook and economic policy challenges

Speech by Professor Hermann Remsperger, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at Swedbank¿s Economic Outlook Conference, Stockholm, 25 October 2004.

28 Oct 2004

Niklaus Blattner: Economics is what economists do

Speech by Professor Niklaus Blattner, Vice Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Opening Session of the Integrated Master Programme, Faculty of Economics and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Economics, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg im Breisgau, 22 October 2004.

28 Oct 2004

Tom Alweendo: The use of small and medium size enterprises (SMMEs) to reduce poverty

Keynote address by Mr Tom Alweendo, Governor of the Bank of Namibia, at the opening ceremony of the 6th African Development Finance Conference and SMME Awards, Cape Town, 20-21 October 2004.

28 Oct 2004

Rafael Buenaventura: Central Bank of the Philippines' commitment to microfinance

Keynote address by Mr Rafael Buenaventura, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines), at the 2nd International Forum on Microfinance, INAFI-Philippines, Quezon City, 25 August 2004.

28 Oct 2004

Rafael Buenaventura: Raising the bar on consumer banking service

Speech by Mr Rafael Buenaventura, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines), at the Bank Marketing Association of the Philippines¿ (BMAP) 30th anniversary of upgrading bank-marketing practice, Makati City, 26 August 2004.

28 Oct 2004

Martin Redrado: Central Bank of Argentina's key mission for the next six years

Speech by Mr Martín Redrado, Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina, before the Senate, Buenos Aires, 5 October 2004.

28 Oct 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: The new EU Member States - convergence and stability

Concluding remarks by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Third ECB Central Bank conference on ¿The new EU Member States: convergence and stability¿, Frankfurt, 22 October 2004.

28 Oct 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: Presentation of the ECB's Annual Report 2003 to the European Parliament

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, to the European Parliament, Strasbourg, 25 October 2004.

25 Oct 2004

Jarle Bergo: Monetary policy and cyclical developments

Speech by Mr Jarle Bergo, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at Sparebanken Sogn og Fjordane, Førde, 18 October 2004.

25 Oct 2004

Lucas Papademos: The new EU member states - convergence and stability

Opening address by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, at the Third ECB Central Banking Conference ¿The new EU Member States: convergence and stability¿, Frankfurt, 21 October 2004.

25 Oct 2004

Michael C Bonello: Opportunities and challenges of the euro for business

Speech by Mr Michael C Bonello, Governor of the Central Bank of Malta, at the conference The Transition to ERM II, EMU Convergence & EURO Adoption - Implications for Enterprises, organised by the Malta Business Bureau and the Mediterranean Bank Network, Valletta, 15 October 2004.

25 Oct 2004

Ishrat Husain: Pakistan's financial sector - a roadmap for 2005-2010

Keynote address by Mr Ishrat Husain, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the 54th Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Bankers, Pakistan, Karachi, 14 October 2004.

25 Oct 2004

M R Pridiyathorn Devakula: FSAP from the Thai banking perspective

Statement by Mr M R Pridiyathorn Devakula, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the United Nations Conference Center, Bangkok, 15 October 2004.