Asia Pacific Roundtable in Shanghai, P.R. ChinaNovember 6-8, 2019
CHINA IN AN EVOLVING GLOBAL ECONOMY
With a nominal GDP of approximately 13.5 trillion USD, the Chinese economy weighs heavily in the global economy and will most likely become more significant, even as the growth rate gradually slows down. As its economic might continues to grow, China’s regional and global engagements, whether through national institutions or private enterprises, are changing. Chinese institutional investors are showing greater levels of interest in overseas assets as a means to diversify their holdings internationally. On the other hand, many international investors are keen to gain better access to the deals, projects, and markets in China. What should investors know about the Chinese economy at this juncture? How will China’s evolving relations with a host of nations reshape the global trade and investment landscape? How is China further internationalizing its financial markets to allow better foreign investor access? What has China contributed in the area of green finance?