Economic Perspectives on 2017 and The New Year From Yicai CEO
Benjamin Roberts
/SOURCE : Yicai

(Yicai Global) Dec. 25 – Yicai Global has passed another milestone, its second Christmas, in a year which has seen our company grow from strength to strength. We have built our Twitter and Facebook profiles to a million and a half followers respectively and outpaced Reuters and other local competitors in our field. We have been rated by Zoomph and Social Bakers independently as an influential business entity and CNBC, Reddit and Bloomberg's Quint have cited our reportage.

So, it is time to reflect in the season of goodwill.

As 2017 comes to a close , Yicai Global invited both our CEO, Zhou Jiangong, Chief Executive Officer of Yicai Media Group and Dr. Yang Yanqing, a leading figure in China's financial media and founder and Deputy Editor-in-Chief of YICAI, a daily finance newspaper, to give their impressions of China's economic picture and what key words and phrases defined the past year and what to expect next year.

Zhou Jiangong was the editor-in-chief of Forbes (China) Magazine and founded He has worked as a consultant with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a think tank based in Washington DC.

He holds a master's degree in international politics from Peking University and a master's degree in international finance from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University.

As host and commentator on YICAI TV, Dr. Yang Yanqing closely follows China's macro economy, financial markets and its global interconnectedness via a leading column and hosts in-depth programs interviewing top global leaders, central bank governors, finance ministers and economists.

She moderates at global events including the World Economic Forum, IMF annual meetings, the Lujiazui, China Development and Boao Forums. She recently oversaw the transformation of the YICAI Research Institute into a think tank.

A Fudan University graduate with a Ph.D, M.A. and a B.A. in economics, she was a visiting scholar at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and has published academic papers both in Chinese and English on Risk, Stability, Leasing, the G20 and China.

Dr. Yang Yanqing currently sits on the board of China Universal Asset Management Company and is a senior fellow at the National Institute of Finance and Development.

In these accompanying videos, they elucidate China's economic scene and wish all our followers all the best for the season and the New Year and give heartfelt greetings to one and all. 

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