The Twelfth Annual International Conference on the Chinese Economy

“The Next Phase of China’s Economic Development”

Hong Kong Institute for Monetary and Financial Research

23 November 2022, Wednesday


10:00 – 10:45 Opening Remarks
Eddie YUE, Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Keynote Speech
“The Chinese Economy in the New Development Phase: Short-term Outlook and
Long-term Prospect”

WANG Yiming, Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Academic Committee,
China Center for International Economic Exchanges
10:45 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:30 Panel Discussion
“The Recent Developments of the Chinese Economy, Prospects and Challenges”
  • Zero COVID Policy
  • Property Market
  • Supply Chain Bottlenecks and FDI Prospects
  • Structural Transformation and New Growth Engine
SHAN Hui, Chief China Economist, Goldman Sachs [Slides]
ZHU Haibin, Chief China Economist, J.P. Morgan
Alicia GARCÍA-HERRERO, Chief Economist for Asia Pacific, Natixis [Slides]
LIU Jing, Chief Economist for Greater China, Global Research, HSBC [Slides]
12:30 – 14:00 Break
14:15 – 15:45 <Digital Economy Development in China>

“Remodelling Digital Platform Economy: Innovation, Regulation and Prosperity”
SHEN Yan, Deputy Director of the Institute for Digital Finance and Professor of Economics of National School of Development, Peking University [Slides]

“Stabilizing Employment and Promoting Development: The Social Value of Digital

GAO Hongbing, Vice President of Alibaba Group and Director of AliResearch

“How to Release the Growth Power of Digital Economy?”
SHEN Jianguang, Chief Economist,
15:45 – 16:00 Break
16:00 – 16:50 <Tracking China’s Economic and Financial Vulnerability>

“Measuring Financial Risk in China using Textual Analysis” [Slides]
Martino RICCI, Senior Economist, European Central Bank 

“Tracking China’s Economic and Financial Vulnerability in Real Time Using Big Data” [Slides]
XIA Le, Chief Economist for Asia-Pacific, BBVA 
16:50 – 17:00 Break
17:00 – 17:50 <China’s Global Financial Linkage and Capital Flow>

“The Evolution of China’s Global Financial Linkages – Perspectives from a Multiplex Network” [Slides]
Sally CHEN, Regional Adviser, Bank for International Settlements

“A Fintech-based Monitoring and Early Warning Framework of Cross-Border Capital Flows and Currency Crises”
SHANG Xinxin, Researcher, Foreign Exchange Research Center,
State Administration of Foreign Exchange