Past Event

The economic future of zero-COVID China

Cecilia Malmström (PIIE), Nicholas R. Lardy (PIIE) and Joerg Wuttke (European Union Chamber of Commerce in China; BASF China)

Details

July 20, 2022 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EDT
Virtual Event

Event Summary

China's zero-COVID-19 policy has brought major cities to a standstill and closed large parts of the country for more than two years. How will persistent disruptions affect China's economy and its global leadership ambitions? How will the pandemic reshape the Belt and Road Initiative and global trade relations? And how should the United States and European Union handle Beijing?

Joining this episode of Trade Winds were:

HOST

Cecilia Malmström
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

GUESTS

Nicholas R. Lardy
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Joerg Wuttke
President, European Union Chamber of Commerce in China; Chief Representative and Vice President, BASF China

ABOUT THIS SERIES

Trade Winds is a monthly virtual event series hosted by Cecilia Malmström that explores the future of global commerce in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic, including ways that international cooperation on trade can accelerate the recovery.