Jack Austin Centre for Asia Pacific Business Studies - Perspectives on China's Economic Reforms after the 19th CPC National Congress

Jun 28, 2018 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Segal 4600
Registration Deadline: Jun 28, 2018 02:00 PM

Thursday June 28, 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Segal Graduate School of Business
500 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Room 4600 (4th floor)
Cost:  Complimentary
Please contact beedie-events@sfu.ca

The 19th CPC National Congress was the most important meeting in China. President Xi's speech had shaped the development blueprint for the next 5 years and even longer. In this presentation, Dr. Chen will share his viewpoints on the implications and challenges facing China's economic reforms. In particular, Dr. Chen will provide detailed analyses on the issues of "External Liberalization", "SOE Reforms", as well as "Made in China 2025".

Professor Bo Chen received his Ph.D. degree in Economics from Simon Fraser University in 2008. Dr. Chen is a professor of Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He is also a Research Associate of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC). Since June 2013, Dr. Chen has served as the executive director of the Research Centre on Free Trade Zone and participated in the consultation for the establishment of China (Shanghai) and China (Hubei) Free Trade Trial Zone. He was selected to give talks on Shanghai FTZ to senior officers at the Ministry of Treasury and the Ministry of Commerce. Since 2015, he has been a senior consultant to Fujian and Guangdong FTZs.

Furthermore, he is also a senior lecturer to the executives of central State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council on "One Belt, One Road" Initiative. Dr. Chen remains a senior consultant (to both central government and Shanghai Municipal government) on various undergoing macroeconomic reforms, especially on the policies on trade, investment, and SOEs.International Business Academy since 2012.
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