CNTV Dialogue: Western consumption model challenge in Asia

The holiday season is with us and shoppers are on the streets trying to find their favorite products. This is certain to do good to the domestic consumption. However can China and Asian countries afford consumerism western style? Is there an alternative model for these countries? In today’s program we are joined by Chandran Nair, founder of the Global Institute for Tomorrow and also the author of the book Consumptionomicts: Asia’s Role in Reshaping Capitalism and Saving the Planet.