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Conducting Business in China: A Conversation with Tom Pritzker

In November, 2018, BFI hosted the University of Chicago’s annual US-China Forum, focusing on China and the Global Economy. Academic and policy leaders from the US and China participated in the Forum, and several participants offered their thoughts on China and the global economy including Tom Pritzker, Executive Chairman of the Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
Pritzker discusses his learnings and impressions of China during his first trip to the region in 1976. He discusses negotiating business deals in the early 1980s, and the ways the Chinese economy has changed.

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