China’s Strategy to Address the Debt | Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China
When and Where
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Asian Development Bank
17th Floor, China World Tower (Guomao III), 1 Jianguomenwai Avenue
Over the past few years Chinese local governments have borrowed heavily to finance infrastructure projects and other programs, causing their debt levels to soar. Just how dangerous is this local government debt and what risks does it pose for the health of China’s financial system? What strategies does China have to address this problem and what implications do they pose to overall economy? Join Chen Long, China economist at Dragonomics, to get some answers to these questions. Registration required.
ENTRANCE: free to FCCC members, 80 RMB on the door for non-members. Only with registration and photo ID.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Chen Long is the China economist at Gavekal Dragonomics. Before joining the firm in January 2014, he was the economic officer at the Canadian embassy. Prior to that, he worked at Shenyin Wanguo Securities and Guosen Securities in Hong Kong. Chen Long is a Beijinger and he graduated from China’s Peking University.
Event information courtesy of Legation Quarter.