The global economy has been hit harder during the Covid-19 pandemic. As two of East Asia’s major players, China and Japan’s robust regional collaboration will help mitigate the negative effects of Covid-19, as well as to stabilize regional economy and facilitate future economic growth. In this regard, academics from China, Japan and the USA have joined together to debate the potential ways for strengthening Sino-Japan economic and trade cooperation in a time of global pandemic.
Date: June 28, 2020
Theme: Coping with Covid-19 – stepping up Sino-Japan economic and trade cooperationRead more...
On June 1, 2020, the Overall Plan for the Construction of Hainan Free Trade Port was released, making China’s Hainan Province the world’s largest free trade zone. To better understand its implications, CDI researchers gave an interpretation and analysis of the policies laid out in the plan.
Date: June 7, 2020
Theme: Innovation of Institutional Integration – Hainan Free Trade Port…
China’s GDP shrank 6.8% in the first quarter of 2020 and projections for the year are of a significant slow-down from ‘normal’ growth of 6% or more. Covid-19 is hitting Western economies later, and seemingly harder. Western GDP is widely expected to decline. As China leads the way out of covid-19 lockdown and tries to grow again, what can locked-down westerners spend their time usefully…
The global pandemic has abruptly halted almost all human activity and subsequently created serious challenges to the revival of economy. On April 29, CDI organized an online meeting where academics around the country debated possible solutions to this puzzle.
Date: April 29, 2020
Theme: Chinese Economy on COVID-19 impact: Challenges and Solutions
Prof. Fan Gang, President of CDI, held a discussion with Michele Geraci, former Under-Secretary of State for the Italian Ministry of Economic Development on “the post Covid-19 World will be more or less globalized”. The two economists shared their analyses about the post Coronavirus outbreak with particular attention towards the forces that will push the World into a new economic equilibrium.…