Decoding China’s Evolving Political & Economic Landscape | Young China Watchers, Shanghai


by Project Pengyou on October 27th, 2014   1250 views

When and Where

  • 27/10/2014
    7:15 pm - 8:30 pm

  • The Wooden Box
    9 Qinghai Lu, near Nanjing Xi Lu Jing'an, Shanghai 200040
    Shanghai
    China
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Decoding China's Evolving Political & Economic Landscape | Young China Watchers, Shanghai

Event Details

***RSVP REQUIRED*** After years of rapid growth, China is now faced with the complex task of transitioning both its economy and model of governance. Government leaders are intent on shifting to a more sustainable, consumer-driven economy, while the issues of urbanization, corruption, and environmental degradation hang over the Party’s head. The Third Plenum meeting last fall and the creation of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone sparked hopes for promising reforms, however, recent Anti-Monopoly Law machinations continue to fuel doubts. Join longtime China veteran Jim McGregor as he tries to untangle this complex and confounding web.

Please join us for the next session of Young China Watchers in Shanghai:

Decoding China’s Evolving Political & Economic Landscape

James McGregor, Greater China Chairman, APCO Worldwide

Monday, October 27, 7:15PM at The Wooden Box

After years of rapid growth, China is now faced with the complex task of transitioning both its economy and model of governance. Government leaders are intent on shifting to a more sustainable, consumer-driven economy, while the issues of urbanization, corruption, and environmental degradation hang over the Party’s head. The Third Plenum meeting last fall and the creation of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone sparked hopes for promising reforms, however, recent Anti-Monopoly Law machinations continue to fuel doubts. Join longtime China veteran Jim McGregor as he tries to untangle this complex and confounding web.

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James McGregor is Greater China Chairman for APCO Worldwide in China, member of the APCO International Advisory Council and author of two highly regarded books: No Ancient Wisdom, No Followers: The Challenges of Chinese Authoritarian Capitalism, published in October 2012, and One Billion Customers: Lessons from the Front Lines of Doing Business in China, published in 2005.  He is a former bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal and CEO of Dow Jones China. Mr. McGregor is a professional speaker, CNBC commentator, blogger and essayist for a variety of publications. He has also been a venture investor, entrepreneur and advisor to many multinationals and start-up companies in his more than 20 years in China. Mr. McGregor is a former Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China and currently is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Atlantic Council, Asia Society Global Council and National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.

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Young China Watchers is a dynamic group of China-focused young professionals with branches in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, New York City and London. Through regular speaker series and roundtables with senior figures in the China policy and business communities, it provides a chance for engaged individuals to interact and discuss the most pressing issues emerging from China today. It aims to build a global network, fostering the next generation of China thought-leaders.

This event is also co-sponsored with the Hopkins China Forum, organized by The Johns Hopkins University and its affiliated alumni associations worldwide.

We encourage you to RSVP and arrive early to secure seats.

Thank you,

Trevor Clark, Head of YCW Shanghai

Do you have questions about YCW SHA: Decoding China’s Evolving Political & Economic Landscape, James McGregor, Oct 27, 7:15PM? Contact Young China Watchers

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