He WeiwenAdviser to International Commerce Newspaper of Ministry of Commerce and Director of International Trading Exchange Center.
Expertise : Macroeconomy; China's Enterprises
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He Weiwen is currently senior fellow of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY) and Vice Chairman of Global Alliance of SMEs. He worked as Economic and Commercial Counselor, Chinese Consulates General in San Francisco and New York in 1997-2003. Before that, he served as secretary general of China International Economic Information Center and its representative to European Office (Cologne, Germany). Prior his above career, he was assistant research fellow and deputy division chief at the Research Institute of International Trade, Ministry of Foreign Trade and later Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade, and served as a UN employee at UNCTAD V in 1979. Bachelor in international trade economics at University of International Business and Economics in 1967, and certificate of senior management training, Harvard Business School in 1995. He is the author of 3 books: Chamber of Commerce, Across the Pacific, Succeed in America, and over 200 articles.
He Weiwen: Competitive Neutrality to Further Energize the Private Economy
The just-concluded 2nd Session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) sent an explicit signal of stronger support for private industry. Premier Li Keqiang announced a series of policies and measures for boosting China's private economy in his Government Work Report to the NPC Session which opened on March 5, 2019....2019-04-01
Boeing crisis will not be a barrier in Sino-U.S. deal
The eighth round of Sino-U.S. high-level trade consultation talk is expected to be held in Beijing on March 28-29. A U.S. delegation led by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will fly to China to further discuss trade issues with the Chinese side. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He has been invited to the U.S. for the ninth round of talks in early April, said Chinese Ministry of Commerce spokesperson Gao Feng on Thursday. ...2019-03-22
China, US should focus on ‘content of deal’
As Chinese and US officials appear to be racing for an agreement to end their trade war, Chinese analysts urged the two sides to focus more on the content rather than any artificial deadline to ensure a final deal would be equal and fair to both sides....2019-03-21
Clear timeline for China-US talks remains hard to predict
According to He, although the talks have reached the final stage, the final steps can be extremely difficult as they involve the issues that are the most difficult to agree upon, including contract enforcement....2019-03-19
Li's upbeat message is seen as sign of new confidence
Premier Li Keqiang said the Chinese economy continues to provide vital support to the global economy despite concerns of a slowdown....2019-03-18
‘Narrow protectionism’ preventing US making right decision to ground Boeing 737 Max-8 flight
While a growing number of countries are grounding Boeing 737 Max-8 flights following the fatal crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet, the US seems to be less decisive about the company that holds a powerful position in the country's political and economic landscape. ...2019-03-14
Soybean sales bode well for China-US trade talks
China-US trade talks are speeding toward a deal, as warming signs from the two countries' soybean trade have helped create a good environment for negotiations, Chinese observers said on Friday....2019-03-11
China needs to break financing bottleneck for small, micro businesses
Premier Li Keqiang announced a series of policies and measures favoring Chinese private economy in his Government Work Report to this year's National People's Congress (NPC), which opened on March 5....2019-03-08
"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,
The Trump administration has imposed a 25-percent tariff on 818 import items worth 34 billion US dollars from China on Friday. China immediately retaliated by imposing a levy of the same scale, placing a 25-percent tariff on the same volume (34 billion US dollars) of imports from the US. The Chinese Ministry of Commerce said in a statement that the US has started the "largest trade war in economic history." The trade volume immediately dwarfed the similar US tariff wars with Canada and the EU.