Liu ZhiqinFormer Chief Representative of the Beijing Branch of Zürcher Kantonal Bank.
Expertise : Macro-economy; Financial Reform
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Mr. Liu Zhiqin, graduated from Beijing University of Languages and Cultures, major in English. Afterwards, he worked in the militaries of railways, defense tech and international trade. He was awarded with government-supplied scholarship, studied at Economic Institute of Frankfurt University as scholar from 1982 – 1984, in subject of International Trade/Finance Management as postgraduate. From the late 1970’s, he began visiting and investigating on the trade of African, the Middle East, as well as Boeing Company in the USA and Airbus Company in Germany. After 1988, he worked in banks of Germany, Switzerland and Austria, in charge of Chinese business. After that, he worked as Chief Representative of (Swiss) Zuercher Kantonal bank until 2012. From 2013, he joined Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China as Senior Fellow. His publications like Duo Zui Ji and Cha Zui Ji, has collected hundreds of articles published in various medias, focusing on domestic and overseas issues, such as economy, finance, and global governance. He is the first expert who suggested USA to conduct necessary “reform and open-up policies”, the paper was published in <Global times>. At the same year, Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed the same suggestion when he met American officers. This idea broke hot discussions in international media. He received the interviews frequently from CCTV, Shenzhen TV, Macau Asia Satellite Television, and Russian media, as well as Beijing TV, people.com.cn, huanqiu.com, and etc, refers to the issues of G20, BRICS, Belt and Road, Green growth, Global governance and so on.
Discovering amicable cities along Silk Road
Cities should serve their citizens and it takes efforts from the whole society to cultivate amicable cities so that people can feel more secure and happier, experts noted at a seminar in Beijing on Tuesday."The project of discovering amicable cities along the Silk Road has drawn attention from all over the world since it was launched in January," Liu Zhiqin, head of Silk Road City Institute said at the seminar. The standard for amicable cities has been widely acknowledged, which is the city's performance in areas of security, stability, health and comfort....2019-11-07
How a Latvian bath bomb tapped into China's beauty market
China is set to overtake the U.S. to become the world's largest beauty market this year, according to a Morgan Stanley research report. Companies around the world are trying to tap into the country's burgeoning demand for cosmetics and personal care products. In an industry dominated by big brand names, a much smaller enterprise from Latvia is forging ahead in China, focusing on the niche section of bath and shower products. Bath bombs in particular have been trendy among young people....2019-11-01
Liu Zhiqin: Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge—— A bridge towards common prosperity
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge is a very spectacular mega project. I can't help but marvel at the ingenuity and incredible fortitude of Chinese tech experts and the engineering construction teams who have created the world miracle. The completion of the Bridge is of great significance to the construction and economic development of the Greater Bay Area, as demonstrated in the following three aspects. The bridge has greatly enhanced the connectivity between Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao, underpinning the development of the Greater Bay Area. ...2019-10-25
Liu Zhiqin: US needs to stop using tariffs at will
Tariffs are now becoming toys for US President Donald Trump. He always plays the "tariff card" when he feels bored, and he needs to because he is addicted to tariffs. Without tariffs, President Trump has no fun with himself and his team members. resident Trump has used tariffs like an ATM to draw money from other countries. This is ridiculous for the whole world. Whenever he finds a shortage of money to sustain his administration, he begins to threaten others with tariffs, and he acts like a robber who collects money from others' pockets....2019-09-10
Liu Zhiqin: US eager to drag China down at own expense
No person or country in this world can defeat the US. In the end, it can only be one of its own presidents who triumphs, and Trump may be that very president. It is US President Donald Trump who has damaged the credibility of the US system. He undermined the country's foundation, the so-called "separation of powers." Trump likes issuing orders, and he changes his mind so frequently that it has almost become a routine. As a result, few countries in the world can seriously reason with the US....2019-09-06
Liu Zhiqin: The US needs to redefine its role in the world
What will the world be like without the US? So far no think tank has touched this topic and no one has been seriously considering it. However, it is a question which calls for attention and in-depth study. It will be a big challenge, but one that is unavoidable.In fact, what the world needs is a new US - a country without prejudice and ruthlessness, a country that consistently acts on its word, and a country that respects others. The world will be fortunate if the US can become this country....2019-08-27
Trump jacks up tariffs on Chinese imports in latest tit-for-tat move
China imposes new tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. imports, which is considered a retaliatory countermeasure from Beijing. This is following U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement of a 10-percent tariff on 300 billion dollars' worth of Chinese goods. Liu Zhiqin, a senior fellow at Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, said the tariff war will not make America richer and America has to realize how it is hurting the world economy. ...2019-08-26
Rethinking the international monetary system
In 1944, the Bretton Woods system was established to replace the gold standard with the U.S. dollar as the global currency. The system ended in 1971 when President Nixon broke the gold peg, but the U.S. dollar remains dominant among global currencies. Over the last 75 years, how has the world changed?...2019-07-22
"2016: G20 and China"
This book from the "history" of the G20's past and present, a comprehensive discussion of the G20's origin and role, agenda,