China's economic outlook and the future of digital currency


May 11, 2023, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
PIIE Webcast, Washington, DC

Chad P. Bown (PIIE), Martin Chorzempa (PIIE), Gao Shanwen (CF40 Academic Committee; Essence Securities), He Dong (CF40; International Monetary Fund), Huang Yiping (CF40; Peking University), Nicholas R. Lardy (PIIE), R. Jesse McWaters (Mastercard), Miao Yanliang (CF40; China International Capital Corporation), Marcus Noland (PIIE), Rasmus Rüffer (European Central Bank) and Yu Yongding (CF40; Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Pu Shan Foundation)

Event Summary

The Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) with the China Finance 40 Forum (CF40), a leading independent think tank in China and longstanding PIIE partner in deepening US-China understanding, held the sixth China Economic Forum on May 11, 2023. This year’s forum brought together leading experts from China, the United States, and Europe to discuss China’s post-pandemic economic recovery, US-China economic relations, and the role of digital currencies in global financial systems.

Welcome remarks

9:00 to 9:05 AM ET

Marcus Noland
Executive Vice President and Director of Studies, PIIE

Panel 1: China’s economic outlook and the future of US-China economic relations

9:05 to 10:30 AM ET

Miao Yanliang
Member, CF40; Chief Strategist and Executive Head of Research Department, China International Capital Corporation

Yu Yongding
Advisor, CF40; Academician, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Chairman, Pu Shan Foundation

Gao Shanwen
Member, CF40 Academic Committee; Chief Economist, Essence Securities

Nicholas R. Lardy
Nonresident Senior Fellow, PIIE; Vice Chair, National Committee on US-China Relations

Chad P. Bown
Reginald Jones Senior Fellow, PIIE

Panel 2: Progress, application scenarios, and the global implications of digital currencies

10:35 AM to 12:00 PM ET

Martin Chorzempa
Senior Fellow, PIIE

Huang Yiping
Member, CF40; Director, Institute of Digital Finance, Peking University

R. Jesse McWaters
Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs Advocacy, Mastercard

Rasmus Rüffer
Permanent Representative in Washington, DC, European Central Bank

He Dong
Member, CF40; Deputy Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund



About This Series

The China-US Economists Symposium is an annual meeting between the China Finance 40 Forum (CF40) and the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE).