Wang WenExecutive Dean of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China.
Expertise : International Relations; Macro-economy
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Dr. WANG Wen is Executive Dean of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies (RDCY), Deputy Dean of Silk Road School, Renmin University of China. Under his direction, RDCY has been on the list of “the 150 Top Global Think Tanks” by University of Pennsylvania for three consecutive years. Dr. WANG has visited nearly 100 countries (including South Pole) and conducted extensive researches and field investigations, met with Presidents and Prime Minister in more than thirty countries. He was co-chairman of T20 in 2016 and currently the managing director of the Silk Road Think Tank Association (SRTA). Dr. WANG Wen is an influential think-tank scholar in China whose reports have been approved by Chinese policy-makers for dozens of times. Besides, he is now the consultant expert for several Chinese government ministries including the People`s Bank of China, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Commerce etc. In the year 2016, Dr. WANG was invited to be the one of the ten speakers to participate the symposium on philosophy and social sciences hosted by President Xi Jinping. He won the honor of “2014 Top Ten Figures of Chinese Think Tank”, “2015 China Reform and Development Pioneers”, “2016 Influential Figures of Chinese Think Tank”, “2017 Chinese Famous Academic and Cultural Scholar” and so on. Dr. WANG Wen specialized in global governance, major power relations, green finance and macroeconomics policies. He is also the Secretary-General of Green Finance Association of China, Consultant Fellow at Counselors’ Office of the State Council of China and so on. He used to be the reporter of People’s Daily, the most important newspapers in China, from 2005 to 2013. Dr. WANG worked as Chief Op-eds Editor and Editorial Writer at Global Times, one of the most best-selling newspapers under the People’s Daily, from 2010 to 2013 and won the China News Awards in 2011. He has become the head of RDCY since 2013. Dr. WANG Wen has edited and independently written over 30 books including A Promising China-A Think-tank Scholar’s Global Speech (2017), Green Finance for the Belt and Road Initiative (2017), Eurasian Era (2014), G20 and Global Governance (2016) and a few of books are best-selling of the year.
China, Greece voice confidence in prospects of cooperation under B&R Initiative
Greek businessmen and Chinese scholars voiced confidence in the prospects of Sino-Greek cooperation in the context of the Belt and Road Initiative during a forum held on Monday at Piraeus port, Greece's largest harbor which in recent years has become a strong symbol of win-win bilateral cooperation between the two countries....2018-12-12
China’s contribution to G20 Buenos Aires Summit
It is undeniable that China has made great achievements and contribution to the 2019 G20 leader’s summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The most important one is the successful meeting between the Chinese and US leaders, which has attracted much attention, and the two sides reached a consensus to stop imposing new tariffs. It shows that the decision makers of the two countries are solving this problem in a rational and objective way. ...2018-12-12
Indonesia’s potential can be harnessed with China help
My arrival in Jakarta on November 26 was not smooth with two aborted landings and a diversion to Surabuya 600 kilometers away due to heavy rain. When the weather improved, I was flown back to the Indonesian capital. A friend joked, "You earned. One ticket, three flights." So there can be several ways of looking at something. The same is true of relations between China and Indonesia....2018-11-30
Three misconceptions about China's import market
Long before the expo, there has been many misconceptions about China's foreign trade. While the CIIE is successfully wrapping up and prospective deals are reported to have reached 57.8 billion US dollars, these misunderstandings are hard to clear up....2018-11-12
Kazakhstan’s capital Astana shakes economic funk due to infusion of Chinese investment
September 7 was the five-year anniversary of the introduction of the Silk Road Economic Belt concept, and Kazakhstan, dubbed as the "buckle" of the "belt," was in the mood to celebrate. That day, Kazakh journalists were busy traveling between two forums marking the anniversary in Astana: the Kazakh-Chinese Business Forum, to which Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Chinese President Xi Jinping sent video messages, and the Belt and Road China-Kazakhstan Forum on Think Tanks, Media an...2018-09-26
Discrediting the Belt and Road Initiative as 'debt trap' is untenable
This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). While its spirit of peace, cooperation and mutual benefit as well as its principles of extensive consultation, joint contribution and shared benefits have been increasingly recognized, some foreign scholars constantly coined new terms to discredit the initiative. ...2018-09-06
What Does a Chinese Superpower Look Like? Nothing Like the U.S.
What struck Wang Wen about Antarctica, beyond the brutality of the December cold, was the scale of U.S. operations in such an inhospitable environment and the American flag fluttering by the sign that marks the geographic South Pole. Observing the academic mission of hundreds of U.S. scientists in a region rich in resource potential, he was determined that China must catch up....2018-08-30
Ten misunderstandings about Africa
Many people tend to associate Africa with words like "poor," "underdeveloped," or "disease," and hold negative views about China-Africa cooperation and investment. With the upcoming Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Beijing Summit 2018 going to be held in September, Africa has been under the spotlight. I analyze 10 most common misunderstandings about Africa and China-Africa relations on the basis of my field research in more than 10 African countries....2018-08-20
BRICS: The Engine for New Globalization
Based on extensive authentic data and research, this book consists of seven chapters, analyzes economic layouts and potentials of BRICS countries and their respective advantages and positions in finance, trade and investment in the previous and new rounds
2018 marks the fifth anniversary of the creation of the Belt and Road Initiative. The experience over the past five years has shown that the initiative is not necessarily smooth sailing, nor is it something that can be built overnight. How we overcome the challenges in the future will greatly test the strength and stamina of China’s foreign strategy.