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China Business Committee Presents: Is it Really the End of China’s Rise?
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When: Monday, May 29, 2017
12:00PM to 2:00PM
Where: Diamond Room, CUHK: MBA Town Centre
Unit B, 1/F, Bank of America Tower
12 Harcourt Road
Hong Kong
Contact: Karen Saenz

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China Business Committee Presents:
Is it Really the End of China’s Rise?
Date: Monday, May 29, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Diamond Room, CUHK: MBA Town Centre
Unit B, 1/F, Bank of America Tower
12 Harcourt Road
Central, Hong Kong


Members: HK$150
Non-Members: HK$250

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About the Event
Has China's sustained meteoric rise come to an unexpectedly quick end? Has the promise of economic reform, an urbanizing middle class, domestic demand, and government policy that encourages globalization and innovation been extinguished? Has optimism been thwarted by the resurgence of policy conservatism, protection of state owned enterprises, currency controls,economic nationalism, control of the internet and the return of an investment-driven growth model that is fuelling debt? Or is this the next chapter of naysayers and pessimists underestimating China’s ability to adapt and to transform? Will economic reforms be intensified after the 19thParty Congress, under a strengthened and more confident President and capitalizing on the strength of the growing services sector, domestic consumption, “One Belt One Road” and productivity inducing innovation?

To help us navigate these complex and often contradictory forces, join CanCham On May 29th for a panel discussion featuring two widely recognized China practitioners and thinkers.
About the Speakers:

Qing Wang

President, Shanghai Chongyang Investment Management Co., Ltd.

Before joining Chongyang Investment in April 2013, Dr. Wang was Managing Director and Deputy Head of the Investment Banking Department at China International Capital Corporation (CICC). Prior to that, he served as the Managing Director for Morgan Stanley, where Dr. Wang’s team was ranked No. 1 by Institutional Investors for two consecutive years.  

Starting in 1999, Dr Wang spent 6 years as an economist working at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, D.C., where he was responsible for strengthening and implementing IMF’s policy surveillance framework in member countries such as Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. With his expertise in the area, this led him to serving as the Chief Economist for Greater China between 2007- 2011, and as the Head of Economics & Investment Strategy for Greater China at Bank of America.

Dr. Wang holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Maryland at College Park, USA with a concentrated in International Economics and Public Finance. He also holds a B.A. in economics and an M.A. in Macro-Economic Management from Renmin University of China.



Jong Lee

Chairman and Managing DirectorRGL Holdings, Ltd
Founder & Chairman, Bonham Strand

Jong Lee has spent over 20 years building and reinventing businesses as a founder, executive, strategist, investor and attorney in the United States, Asia and Europe. Prior portfolio companies include Nexon, Starbucks (China), MTV Japan, Good Morning Securities (Korea) and SMIC (China).

As the Chairman of RGL Holdings, Jong also led a number of RGL’s foundings such as Hong Kong Commons, a leading co-working and incubator platform, Bonham Strand, a bespoke apparel social enterprise reaching out to disenfranchised master tailors, displaced garment workers and youth fighting drug addiction, and Lots of Buttons, the world’s largest online button and crafts retailer that actively recruits displaced merchandisers in Hong Kong.

Jong earned his Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, an honors graduate of the Parker School of International Law, as well as the founding Editor in Chief of the Columbia Law School Journal of Asian Law.  He graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in Bioengineering and Political Science. Jong was admitted to the New York Bar in 1996 and still actively maintains his license primarily to provide pro bono legal assistance on select matters. 

Andrew Work

Head Content Strategist, Asia Pacific NexChange
Founder and Editor in ChiefHarbour Times

Andrew Work is the Head Content Strategist, Asia Pacific, at NexChange, a social platform connecting the world to finance and innovation and co-creator of the FintechO2O brand and events.

He is the founder and Editor in Chief of Harbour Times and the convenor of Harbour Times Forums. The former Executive Director of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, he is also currently the President of The Canadian Club of Hong Kong. 

Mr Work is also the former President of The McGill Society of Hong Kong (B.Sc. 1994) and a graduate of the University of Victoria (MBA).


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