Sixth EU Asia Top Economist Round Table

January 30, 2018

As China’s largest trading partner, the EU’s fortunes are inextricably tied to those of China – and vice versa. In partnership with economic institute Asia Matters, CKGSB is set to host the EU China Economic and Finance Forum as part of the Sixth EU Asia Top Economist Round Table, featuring CKGSB Dean Xiang Bing and Professor Li Xiaoyang, as well as a cast of other business executives, policy makers and academics.

The EU-China Finance Forum will take place on 17 November at the Capital Club, Beijing, China. CKGSB is an official Partner to this event, a part of the EU-Asia Top Economist Round Table (TERT) series. The event will bring together top economists and business leaders from China and the EU to engage with one another on key developments in EU-China economic relations.  Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr. Xiang Bing, Founding Dean, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)
  • H.E. Yu Hongjun, Vice President of the Chinese People’s Association for Peace and Disarmament (CPAPD), Former Vice Minister of International Department of CPC Central Committee (IDCPC)
  • H.E. Helmut Schweisgut, Ambassador of the EU to China
  • Dr. Li Xiaoyang, Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)
  • Mr. Laurence Barron, Chairman, Airbus Group China
  • Mr. Jörg Wuttke, Vice President and Chief Representative of BASF and President of the EU Chamber of Commerce
  • Dr. Jin Zhongxia, Head of the Research Institute, People’s Bank of China
  • Mr. David Wu, PWC Beijing Office Senior Partner, PWC China Government and Regulatory Affairs Leader

The event will be chaired by Mr. Alan Dukes, Chairman, Asia Matters and Former Minister of Finance in Ireland, Governor of IMF and Governor of the World Bank.

These leading experts from China and EU will discuss the following key topics:

  • Current opportunities and challenges in China-EU trade relations, two way FDI flows and potential impact of the China-EU Investment Agreement
  • Key finance sector reforms and the internationalization of the Renminbi
  • The Shanghai Free Trade Zone and implications for China’s economic future


The event will be followed by a Business Networking Reception until 19:00.Current Opportunities and Challenges in for China’s economic future

Event Overview:

Time: 12:15-17:45  

Date: November 17, 2014

Venue: The Capital Club, 6 Xin Yuan Nan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing

Registration: This event is by invitation only as spaces are limited. If you wish to send a request for an invitation please contact:

Ms. Stephanie FitzGerald-Smith


T: +86 132 6313 8574

For more information, please see the official website here.

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