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Xu Qiyuan

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Xu Qiyuan is a Chinese citizen and a visiting fellow at Bruegel from 2 April to 30 September 2013.

His research interests include the internationalization of the Renminbi and the Renminbi's exchange rate, but he has also focused on issues related to Chinese macroeconomics and policies. At Bruegel he will work on global economic governance, especially on interactions and cooperations between China and Europe.

He holds a doctor’s degree from Northeast Normal University in China in 2008. He has also finished the post-doctor’s research in Institute of World Economics and Politics (IWEP), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) by 2010.

Xu worked as a researcher in RCIF(Research Center for International Finance) since 2008, and a senior research fellow at the department of global macroeconomics in IWEP since 2010. In 2012, he also took up the role of advisor to the international department in Ministry of Finance of China. Xu also sits in the work team of CEEM(China’s External Economic Environment) in IWEP. This work team issues a quarterly report on global macroeconomics, and Xu is responsible for the research on China and Renminbi issues.

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State of the Chinese economy

This video was filmed as part of the China-Europe-US Economists Symposium held in Beijing on May 17. Guntram Wolff, Director at Bruegel, and Dr. Xu Qiyuan – from the Chinese Academy for Social Sciences and Visiting Fellow at Bruegel – discuss the Chinese macroeconomics, from consumption and investment to the rebalancing of the economy. Even […]

By: Guntram B. Wolff and Xu Qiyuan Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: June 16, 2014
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Opinion

Appreciate the yuan depreciation

Since the beginning of this year, the renminbi has been depreciating against the US dollar. That marked a departure from the earlier trend of the Chinese currency appreciating against the US greenback since the exchange rate reform in 2005.

By: Xu Qiyuan Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: April 14, 2014
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The opportunities in China's economic deceleration

Visiting Fellow at Bruegel, Xu Qiyuan, and Director Guntram Wolff discuss why China’s increasing quality of labour point to healthcare and other services as areas of future expansion in the Chinese economy.

By: Xu Qiyuan and Guntram B. Wolff Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: July 25, 2013
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Blog Post

Has the Chinese central bank really taken a hard line on liquidity?

With the surge of the Shanghai Interbank Offered Rate (SHIBOR) since early June, China’s interbank market experienced a serious liquidity shortage last week. The overnight rate was 13.44 percent on 20 June compared to 2.95 percent on 20 May. The rate rise was triggered by several temporary shocks[i]. At the same time, bond yield rates have climbed and prices have declined. Tension in the financial market has increased, but the official response has been muted. How can China's central bank, the People's Bank of China (PBOC), be so calm in the face of the crisis?

By: Xu Qiyuan Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: July 1, 2013
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China needs to set its services free

China enjoyed a growth rate of more than 10 per cent from 2000 to 2010. But its economy is now in trouble.

By: Xu Qiyuan Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: April 16, 2013