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China’s Foreign Trade Structure and Sino-US Trade Relations under the Impact of the Epidemic

Tsinghua-INSEAD EMBA

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What is the future of China US relations? How has it been changing during the pandemic?

How does the existing Chinese international trade structure respond to the impact of the epidemic?

How can China’s economy maintain positive growth facing the global economic recession?

The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China and Tsinghua INSEAD EMBA invites you to join their online webinar together with their guest speakers MA Hong (Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management), WANG Tao (UBS), Tsinghua INSEAD EMBA Alumni and Representatives of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

Event Details

  • Topic: China’s Foreign Trade Structure and Sino-US Trade Relations under the Impact of the Epidemic
  • Date: Thursday, 14th May 2020
  • Time: 10:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. (Beijing Time)
  • Organizers: Tsinghua INSEAD EMBA; European Union Chamber of Commerce in China
  • Speakers:
  1. Representative of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China
  2. MA, Hong, Professor in Economics, Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management
  3. Tsinghua INSEAD EMBA Alumni
  4. WANG, Tao, Chief Chinese Economist and Head of Asian Economics Research, UBS
  • Language: English
  • Location: Online (link will be provided after you register)

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You can register on the link here.

Schedule

10:00-10:05 Welcome remarks by Representative of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China

10:05-10:45 Presentation by Professor MA Hong, Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management

10:45-10:00 Sharing by Guest Speakers

11:00-11:30 Panel discussion with Tsinghua INSEAD EMBA alumni/Q&A

About the Webinar 

Since the outbreak of the epidemic, the Chinese government has taken a series of measures which obtained success to some extent, and the economic and social order has gradually recovered. However, with the continuous spread of epidemic all over the world, the downside risks of the world economy are intensified and uncertainties are significantly increasing, which will bring a “second test” to Chinese international trade companies gradually recovering from the domestic epidemic. Many companies will face pressing problems such as financing and currency hedging.

Meanwhile, the trade volume between China and the United States in the first quarter was less than 100 billion US dollars, down 19.96% year on year, accounting for only 10% of China’s total trade. The trend of the Sino-US trade war, the future layout of the world supply chain, and potential decoupling risks will bring huge challenges under the impact of the global epidemic.

How does the existing Chinese international trade structure respond to the impact of the epidemic? How can China’s economy maintain positive growth facing the global economic recession? Since the outbreak, the United States and China have faced a series of severe challenges. What is the nature of the relationship between the United States and China? Will the Sino-US trade conflict intensify? The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China invites Ma Hong, a professor of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management, to give a speech on the above issues.

About The Speakers

Dr. Hong Ma
Professor in Economics
Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management

Dr. Hong Ma is currently an associate professor of economics in the School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, and an associate editor for the Journal of Comparative Economics.  He graduated from Fudan University in 2002 with a B.A. (High Honors) in Economics. He received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Davis in 2009 and won a Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award there. At Tsinghua University, Dr. Ma teaches International Economics II for graduate students and Game Theory for undergraduates. He also organizes a seminar course on globalization for first-year undergraduates. In 2009, he received a teaching excellence award.

Dr. Ma’s research mainly focuses on international trade and the Chinese economy. His work has been published in the Economic Journal, Journal of International Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, and other journals.

Dr. Tao Wang
Chief Chinese Economist,
Head of Asian Economic Research
UBS

Dr. Tao Wang is currently the Head of Asian Economic Research and Chief Chinese Economist of UBS Investment Bank since 2008, and was the Managing Director from 2008-2010. Before this, she was the Head of Asia Economics for BP and Senior Economist for the International Monetary Fund. She graduated from Renmin University of China in 1988 with a B.A. in International Economics. She received a Ph.D. from New York University in 1994.

About Tsinghua-INSEAD EMBA Program

The Tsinghua – INSEAD Executive MBA (TIEMBA) is a unique partnership between INSEAD, one of the world’s leading business schools, and Tsinghua, one of China’s most prestigious universities. The programme takes place across INSEAD’s three campuses in Singapore, Abu Dhabi and Fontainebleau (France), and Tsinghua’s campus in Beijing.

As a participant, you will exchange perspectives within an elite, dynamic, culturally diverse class of experienced managers and be part of two powerful alumni networks. The TIEMBA is where life-changing leadership development meets technical mastery of key business disciplines. And both make an immediate impact on your organization. It is the best of East and West, learning and working, technical knowledge and soft skills — in a single programme. You can learn more about Tsinghua-INSEAD EMBA Program here.

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