Two Sessions, One Rebound: Considering China’s economic and trade priorities for 2023

Even for those of us accustomed to operating at China speed, the last few months have been intense. From the sudden covid policy reversal to the swift economic rebound and from remembering how to easily travel to preparing to welcome global leadership teams finally able to visit, China’s certainly back in business. Join us to celebrate! We’ll also consider the policy outcomes of the two sessions, China’s diplomatic and economic priorities, and more. We’ll explore whether the third Xi administration is poised to undertake reforms designed to ensure China’s long-term competitiveness and unlock sustainable growth and the implications that ongoing geopolitical tensions will have for policymakers in Beijing and global business.


Dr Yue Su

Principal Economist at EIU

Jörg Wuttke

Vice President; Chief Representative at BASF (China)

Gabriel Crossley

China Correspondent at The Economist

Mattie Bekink

China Director of the Economist Intelligence Corporate Network

Dr Robert Xiao

Beijing Director of the Economist Intelligence Corporate Network


Times below are shown as GMT+8

17:00 – 17:30 – Registration & Network

17:30 – 18:30 – Presentation and Discussions

18:30 – 20:00 – Cocktail and Networking

Event Details


Hotel Eclat Beijing

No. 9 DongDaQiao Road, Chaoyang District, 2005, Beijing


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