Jin Keyu: China-US relationship in the Trump era

Jin Keyu: China-US relationship in the Trump era


By Lucy Tomlinson

Jin Keyu, Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, briefed Asia House corporate members today on China’s economic position in the changing global trade order.

Topics discussed included the relationship between the private sector and the government in China; China’s growth projections; the country’s credit to debt GDP ratio; the Belt and Road Summit being held in Beijing this month; and the China-US relationship following the election of Trump.

Professor Jin is a tenured professor of Economics at London School of Economics. She is from Beijing, China, and holds a B.A., M.A., and PhD from Harvard University. Her field of expertise is international macroeconomics, international finance, and the Chinese economy. Her research has focused on global imbalances and global asset prices, demographics, as well as international trade and growth. Her research is tightly linked to examining the various economic issues in China, with a particular in interest in saving and government policies. She has also worked/consulted for the World Bank, the IMF, the New York Fed, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and JP Morgan.

Corporate members represented at the table included Rio Tinto, Arup, De La Rue, Standard Chartered and Barclays.