China’s economic future is uncertain. After decades of pulling hundreds of millions people out of poverty, China is facing a new era of debt-laden banks, volatile stock markets and slowing growth. All are potentially threatening its rise to lead the world’s richest nations. Still, some believe there are still growth prospects. What’s driving the diverging views? What are the vulnerabilities? And how will this all affect China’s economic and political evolution?
DATE: Mar 15 (Tuesday)
VENUE: Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Liangmahe Nanlu 4, Sanlitun
ENTRANCE: free to FCCC members, 80 RMB on the door for non-members. Only with registration and photo ID.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Yukon Huang is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington where his research focuses on China’s economy and its global impact. Previously he was the World Bank’s country director for China and earlier for Russia and the former Soviet Union Republics. He was the principal advisor for the joint World Bank- DRC report: China 2030. He is a featured commentator for the Financial Times on China and his articles are also seen frequently in other major international media such as the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Foreign Affairs, Diplomat and in China, Caixin and China Daily. Dr. Huang has published widely on development issues – and his book on why views on China’s economy differ so much is being published by Oxford University Press later this year. He has a BA from Yale University and a PhD from Princeton University.