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Special briefing on PRC’s economy, by Professor Zhang Jun, 05 June 2024

In June special guest Professor ZHANG Jun briefed the China Office shareholders about the PRC’s economy and its recovery after the Covid-19 pandemic, with a focus different sectors dragging growth and prospects for reform in the months ahead.

Professor Zhang Jun is the Dean of the School of Economics at Fudan University. He is also the founding director of the China Center for Economic Studies, a Shanghai-based think tank specialising on the Chinese economy. Professor Zhang has published numerous books and articles in Chinese and in English.

Data point of the week

510,000

year-on-year increase in number of students taking the Gaokao, high school matriculation exam, to 13.42 million.

(Ministry of Education)