China: The Road Ahead
HE Ambassador Zha Peixin, Vice Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee, National People's Congress, China
Professor Wang Tongsan, Senior Research Fellow, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
Professor Xie Zhiqiang, Deputy Director, Department of Sociology, Central Committee Party School, Communist Party of China (CPC)
Chair: Dr Robin Niblett, Director, Chatham House
As China undergoes a leadership transition, the world's eyes are on how the country will develop over the next decade, when it is forecast to become the world's largest economy. Professor Wang will discuss China's development plan for the coming decade and explore what challenges it may bring. Professor Xie will elaborate on China's scientific view of development, including its 5-in-1 development strategy.