Event Details

The National Bureau of Statistics of China released a series of macroeconomic data including Q2 GDP data on 16 July 2020. Although the Chinese economy was hit hard in the first quarter, it has since rebounded, and China is likely to be the only major economy that will achieve positive GDP growth in 2020.

The British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai has the honour to invite a panel of leading experts on China's economy to share with us their insights on China's role in the world economy and their commentary on the critical issues facing China today. Our guest speakers bring a wealth of China experience that covers financial services, policy and research. 


Moderator Mary Boyd is Director, Economist Corporate Network Shanghai in The Economist Group. Ms. Boyd is responsible for programme development and client servicing in Shanghai. She also provides research and conceptual support on China for Economist Corporate Network programmes.  Complementing expertise with expertise, Ms. Boyd's economic knowledge has also led to the publication of a number of Economist Intelligence Unit publications, including Country Report, China Hand and Business China. She co-authored the Economist Intelligence Unit Report Taking on the Competition: Domestic Companies in China. Building on her expansive set of experiences, members will benefit from Ms. Boyd's insights on China's economic future.


Panelist Dr. Juann Hung is a Senior Associate Professor in Economics, at IBSS. Dr. Hung was a staff economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and then the lead international economist at the U.S. Congressional Budget Office. In those two posts combined, Dr. Hung provided policy analysis and recommendations to policy makers for over 20 years. Dr. Hung's economic knowledge has also led to research on a wide range of policy-related issues, including foreign exchange intervention, causes and consequences of currency crises, macroeconomic effects of globalization, and China's growth model and its implications. Building on her expansive set of experiences, attendees will benefit from Dr. Juann Hung's unique insights and forecasts on China's economic future.


Panelist Mr. Dan Wang, is an analyst of Gavekal Dragonomics Mr. Dan Wang's focus is China's technology capabilities (semiconductors) as well as the ongoing US restrictions on Chinese firms, especially Huawei. He also follows the speed of supply chain relocation outside China.  Attendees will have the opportunity to listen to Mr. Wang's latest insights into US-China tensions, semiconductors, and Huawei.


Objective: An overview of economic developments during 2020 thus far and a better understanding of what a purported "New Normal" implies for the economy.


Agenda


·       6:30pm-7:00pm Registration and Networking

·       7:00pm-7:05pm Opening Introduction

·       7:05pm-8:30pm Presentations & Panel discussion and Q&A   

·       8:30pm-9:00pm Networking, Event Ends

Notes:



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In case of cancellation, please kindly note you must email the BritCham Shanghai Event staff Hilary.Wu@britishchambershanghai.cn before 6 pm, 22 Sep. Due to the service charges of Event Bank and online payment platforms, we can only partially refund up to 90% of your ticket price and payment will be processed within 14 days after the event via your original payment method. However, it is non-refundable for a cancellation request made beyond the above-mentioned timeframe.

Speakers

  • Mary Boyd (Director, Economist Corporate Network Shanghai of The Economist Group)

    Mary Boyd

    Director, Economist Corporate Network Shanghai of The Economist Group

    Mary Boyd is responsible for programme development and client servicing in Shanghai. She also provides research and conceptual support on China for Economist Corporate Network programmes.

    Before joining the Economist Group Mary Boyd was in the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, serving on assignment in Hong Kong, Thailand, Taiwan and China (in Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chongqing).

    Since leaving government service she has researched and published on economic development and governance issues in China and has undertaken consultancy work for the World Bank and other international institutions, as well as multinational companies. She has written for a number of Economist Intelligence Unit publications, including Country Report, China Hand and Business China. She co-authored the Economist Intelligence Unit Report Taking on the Competition: Domestic Companies in China.

    Ms Boyd has an MA (area studies) and an MSc (public policy and management) from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and has also completed language studies at Nanjing University. Her research interests include local governance and decentralisation policies and public-sector reform.

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  • Dr. Juann Hung (Senior Associate Professor in Economics at International Business School Suzhou, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China)

    Dr. Juann Hung

    Senior Associate Professor in Economics at International Business School Suzhou, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

    Research Area: International Finance, Open Macroeconomics, China’s Economic Growth Model
    研究领域:国际金融,开放的宏观经济学,中国经济增长模式

    Dr Juann Hung is a Senior Associate Professor in Economics, at IBSS. Dr Hung was a staff economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and then the lead international economist at the U.S. Congressional Budget Office. In those two posts combined, Dr Hung provided policy analysis and recommendations to policymakers for over 20 years.

    Dr Hung has conducted research on a wide range of policy-related issues, including foreign exchange intervention, causes and consequences of currency crises, macroeconomic effects of globalization, and China’s growth model and its implications. Many of her publications have been published in leading academic journals as well as policy issue briefs. Her work has been well cited by academia, the business community, and policymakers. She co-edited (with Yang Chen) the book, “The State of China’s State Capitalism: Evidence of Its Successes and Pitfalls,” published in 2018 by Palgrave.

    Dr Hung received her BA in Economics from National Taiwan University, MBA in Finance from the University of Oregon, and PhD in International Economics from New York University.

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  • Dan Wang (Technology Analyst at Gavekal Dragonomics)

    Dan Wang

    Technology Analyst at Gavekal Dragonomics

    Research Area: Technology, US-China relations, semiconductors
    研究领域:科技,中美关系,半导体发展

    Mr Dan Wang is a technology analyst at Gavekal Dragonomics, a Beijing-based economic research firm. Mr Wang’s focus is China's technology capabilities—especially on semiconductors—as well as the ongoing US restrictions on Chinese firms, especially Huawei. He also follows the speed of supply chain relocation outside China. His work is widely quoted in the press. Dan previously worked in Silicon Valley and studied philosophy at the University of Rochester.

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Tickets

Member Ticket

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Member Price RMB 120
Non-member Ticket

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Standard Price RMB 220

Venue

KPMG Office

K23 Room (Plaza 66, Tower 2, 23/F), 1266 Nanjing Xi Lu
上海市南京西路1266号, 恒隆广场2期23楼

Shanghai, China

If you have any questions please contact Hilary Wu

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