Event Recap

China’s Economic Situation and Financial Reform: Stabilization or Stalling?

Rory MacFarquhar (PIIE), Haiming Wang (CF40), C. Fred Bergsten (PIIE), Tao Guan (CF40), Haizhou Huang (China International Capital Corporation), Tao Zhang (International Monetary Fund), Jun Wang (China Europe International Business School), Shanwen Gao (Essence Securities), Nicholas R. Lardy (PIIE), Chad P. Bown (PIIE), J. Bradford Jensen (PIIE), Hong Liang (China International Capital Corp) and Fabrizio Saccomanni (PIIE)

Details

October 5, 2016 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
PIIE Webcast, Washington, DC

Event Summary

The Peterson Institute for International Economics and the China Finance 40 Forum (CF40) cohosted the second annual China Economic Forum, "China’s Economic Situation and Financial Reform: Stabilization or Stalling?" on October 5, 2016.

Haiming Wang, secretary general of the China Finance 40 Forum (CF40), and Adam S. Posen, president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE), provided opening remarks, followed by the first panel “Renminbi Exchange Regime Reform, China-US Currency Conflict, and Special Drawing Rights,” moderated by Rory MacFarquhar, PIIE. Panel speakers included: C. Fred Bergsten, PIIE; Tao Guan, CF40; Haizhou Huang, China International Capital Corporation; Fabrizio Saccomanni, PIIE and International Affairs Institute; and Tao Zhang, International Monetary Fund.

Jun Wang, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), moderated the second panel, “China’s State-Owned Enterprise Reform Process.” Panel speakers included: Shanwen Gao, Essence Securities and CF40 member, and Nicholas R. Lardy, PIIE.

The third panel, “China’s Role in Global Trade and Investment,” was moderated by Sean Miner, PIIE. Panel speakers included: Chad Bown, PIIE; J. Bradford Jensen, PIIE and Georgetown Business School; Hong Liang, China International Capital Corporation Ltd. (CICC).