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China's economic outlook for 2019

The United States and China embarked on a full-scale trade war in 2018, at a time when China's GDP growth heads for its slowest annual pace in almost 30 years. How will the Chinese leadership, under President Xi Jinping, confront these challenges? Is China still following a path of “reform and opening up?” Could the predicted slowdown worsen?
The National Committee and Peking University’s China Center for Economic Research are once again bringing together leading Chinese and American economists for a half-day conference to discuss .China's economic outlook for 2019
Topics will include:Is an agreement to end the U.S.-China trade war possible?The impacts of the trade war on the U.S., Chinese, and global marketsProgress and challenges in structural economic reformRisks and opportunities in China’s economy in 2019 and beyondCross-border capital flows and financial deleveragingExpected reforms for China in 2019


Keynote Speakers:Justin Yifu Lin


Center for New Structural Economics, Peking University (PKU)Qin Xiao

Former Chairman

China Merchants Group & China Merchants BankModerators:Michelle Caruso-Cabrera
Chief International Correspondent, CNBCStephen A. Orlins
President, NCUSCRPanelists:Huang Haizhou
Managing Director, China International
Capital Corporation (CICC)Catherine L. Mann
Chief Global Economist, CitiHuang Yiping
Professor and Deputy Dean, NSD, PKUDaniel H. Rosen
Partner, Rhodium Group, LLCNicholas R. Lardy
Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for
International EconomicsXiang Songzuo
Deputy Director & Senior Fellow, Center for International Monetary Research, Renmin University of ChinaLiang Hong
Chief Economist, CICCXu Gao
Chief Economist, China Everbright Securities Co., Ltd.Lu Feng
Professor, NSD; Director, China Macroeconomic Research Center, PKUYao Yang
Professor and Dean, National School
of Development (NSD), PKU

The National Committee would like to thank Citi for graciously
hosting this year's Forecast, and to our following co-sponsors:


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