Thursday, January 7, 2016 | 8:30 AM EST - 12:15 PM EST

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China is at a critical turning point as it approaches the start of its thirteenth Five-Year Plan in 2016.  The National Committee and Peking University’s China Center for Economic Research (CCER) brought in several of the most expert economists from Beijing to give a forecast of China’s economy for 2016.  Characterized as one of the top influencers of the Plan, former Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank Justin Lin gave his view on deepening reform and the issue of Free Trade Zones.  Dr. Qin Xiao, Huang Haizhou and other prominent economists provided analysis of China’s stock market and capital markets, its role in the international monetary system, and much more.


  • Huang Haizhou, Chief Strategist, Managing Director and Co-Head, Research Department, China International Capital Corporation (CICC)
  • Huang Yiping, Professor and Deputy Dean, NSD, PKU
  • Justin Yifu Lin, Professor and Honorary Dean, National School of Development (NSD), Peking University (PKU); Former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank
  • Lu Feng, Professor, NSD; Director, China Macroeconomic Research Center (CMRC), PKU
  • Qin Xiao, Chairman, Boyuan Foundation; Former Chairman, China Merchants Group
  • Xu Gao, Chief Economist, China Everbright Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Xiang Songzuo, Chief Economist, Agricultural Bank of China
  • Zha Daojiong, Professor, School of International Studies, PKU


  • Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, Chief International Correspondent, CNBC
  • Stephen A. Orlins, President, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations
  • Yao Yang, Dean, NSD; Director, China Center for Economic Research (CCER), PKU

Politics & Foreign Relations

Politics & Foreign Relations

Politics & Foreign Relations