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Where is China’s financial system heading? Implications for Europe

How ready is China for the transformation of its financial system and how will this effect Europe?

Date: May 25, 2018, 8:00 am Topic: Finance & Financial Regulation

VIDEO & AUDIO RECORDINGS


China’s financial system has been instrumental for China’s economic miracle as it has intermediated a massive amount of savings into an investment-led growth model. As the return on assets slows down and the aging accelerates, a key question is how ready is China’s financial system for such transformation.

Given the massive Chinese banks and their increasingly large presence in the world, including Europe, and the very rapid growth of China’s bond market both onshore and offshore, this question is also extremely important for Europe.

EVENT MATERIALS

Presentation by Alicia Garcia Herrero

Speakers

Elena Flores

Director, International economic and financial relations, Global Governance, DG ECFIN

Alicia García-Herrero

Senior Fellow

Gene Ma

Head of China Research, Institute of International Finance (IIF)

Hu Yuwei

Research Fellow, China Institute of Finance and Capital Markets

Guntram B. Wolff

Director

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevon

matilda.sevon@bruegel.org

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