2018 News

Latest news from CDI

May 07, 2018

Prospect and Opportunities under Sino-US Trade Friction

One May 7, 2018, CDI and AmCham jointly organized a timely event titled “Dagger Drawn: What does U.S.-China Trade Standoff Mean for You?” in Hong Kong. The panel discussion focused on the current U.S.- China trade tension and the impact on business in the region. During the discussion, the panelists talked about the prospects of the trade war and the possibility to avoid it. CDI expert and fellow panelists stated that two countries have significant difference on culture, social structure, institution as well as two different economic systems. To solve the friction, two countries need to establish an inclusively frequent communication and docking mechanism on the basis of equality and mutual benefit. Moreover, China's future economic, industry and trade development should serve to strive win-win result for both countries. CDI expert pointed out that there are still rooms for transnational companies to expand in China, even under the current moment. Companies should well study and interpret the national strategic planning for development to seek opportunities.

April 13, 2018

Synergy between BRI and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: UNESCAP and CDI

Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission (ESCAP), and Dr. Mia Mikic, Director of the Trade, Investment, and Innovation Division of ESCAP, visited CDI and had discussions on joint research on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) with CDI experts. Dr. Akhtar said that BRI, which will enhance…

April 09, 2018

Fan Gang Talks about Sino-US Trade Tension, Opening Up and Chinese Macro Economy

Any country needs to react on the trade friction or trade war. In the regard of trade deficit, President Trump is not focusing on trade related issues. He is targeting intellectual property rights, China’s high-tech industry, “Made in China 2025” development strategy which are really about growth, development and emergence of China.

In the long-term, Sino-US trade tension definitely will cause…

April 08, 2018

Interview with CGTN: Prof. Fan Gang Talks about Asian Integration and Competitiveness, Trade and…

Integration of Asian economy has been a phenomenon for a long time. It is not organized, but rather created by market forces and integrated into supply chain. There is division of labor. Everybody has its position, special competitiveness and comparative advantage in the supply chain. Because it is market driven, competitiveness is real.

The natural formation of this chain of values can be…

April 02, 2018

New Economy Mode Drives Shenzhen's Dynamic Growth

On April 2, the president of Anari, Mr. William Anawaty visited CDI to learn the development path and experience of Shenzhen's innovation. Both parties reached consensus that the new economy mode serves as a stronger driver for Shenzhen's dynamic growth since 1978. And the reform of innovative mechanism will continue to advance Shenzhen's future development.

March 23, 2018

Consultation on Mutual Benefits Strengthens Eurasia Cooperation Ties

On March 23, CDI and the Italian Institute for International Politics jointly held the roundtable discussion in Milan, Italy, to explore the new cooperation mode between Asia and Europe. Participants from different countries reached a consensus that the “Belt and Road” Initiative shall be served as coordination bond of the Eurasia multilateral cooperation mechanism. China and the EU can also join…

March 14, 2018

Exchanges between Two Bay Areas Boost Innovation Cooperation

CDI held an innovation roundtable with Mr. Del Christensen, Chief of Business Development of Bay Area Council, to discuss cooperation between the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and San Francisco Bay Area on March 14. The two organizations exchanged views on technology innovation, emerging industries, talents in the two Bay Areas and explored opportunities to do joint research and…

March 12, 2018

Success Story of SEZs in China Helps Industrial Park in Coate d’Ivoire

On March 12, CDI held China-Africa Special Economic Zones Seminar in Coate d’Ivoire with representatives from Ministry of Industry and Mines of Coate d’Ivoire, African Export-Import Bank, Agency of Management and Development of Industrial Infrastructure (AGEDI) and Funds of Development of Industrial Infrastructure (FODI), Made in Africa Initiative, and Chinese enterprises in Coate d’Ivoire…

January 12, 2018

CDI Experts Share the Experience of and Challenges for China’s Urbanization with CPR Expert

On January 12, Dr. Partha Mukhopadhyay from Centre for Policy Research visited CDI to learn the experience of and challenges for China’s urbanization and share the experience of Indian pharmaceutical industry. Senior Research Fellow Dr. Ruan Meng and Ms. Feng Yueqiu, Director of International Cooperation from CDI introduced industrial transformation and urban development of Shenzhen and the…