Forecast Beijing 2021

Please join the US-China Business Council (USCBC) in Beijing for the premier conference on China's business and political environment in the year ahead. This in-person conference will provide fantastic insights into commercial, economic, and political developments in the year ahead. This event will feature top China policy experts and government official discussing key challenges and opportunities for 2021.

Conference Schedule

8:30 – 9:00 am Registration & Coffee

9:00 – 9:10 am Introduction -- USCBC Activities and Priorities

9:10 – 9:50 am Digital Governance and Data Flow under China’s Transition to Digital Economy

  • Mrs. Qi Xiaoxia, Director General of Bureau of International Cooperation, Cyberspace Administration of China
  • Mr. Xu Zhaoyuan, Deputy Director General, Research Department of Industrial Economy, Development Research Center of the State Council

9:50 – 10:10 am Coffee Break

10:10 – 11:00 am China’s “Carbon Neutral” Goal and Prospects for Foreign Business

  • Mr. Li Junfeng, Researcher and former director of National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation

11:00-12:00 pm US-China Relations under the New US Administration

  • Professor Zha Daojiong, Professor, School of International Studies and Institute of South-South Cooperation and Development, Peking University
  • Mr. William Klein, Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, US Embassy in Beijing

12:00 pm Adjourn



8:30 – 9:00 am 会议签到

9:00 – 9:10 am 美中贸易全国委员会2021年工作重点简介

  • 马修,美中贸易全国委员会副会长(中国事务)

9:10 – 9:50 am 展望数字赋能高质量发展与国际合作

  • 祁小夏,国家互联网信息办公室国际合作局局长
  • 许召元,国务院发展研究中心,产业经济研究部副部长

9:50 – 10:10 am 茶歇

10:10 – 11:00 am 中国碳中和目标以及对在华商业前景的影响

  • 李俊峰,国家应对气候变化战略研究和国际合作中心原主任/研究员

11:00-12:00 pm 新任美国政府下的中美关系展望

12:00 pm 结束

Event Details

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 8:30am
The St. Regis Beijing
21号 Jianguomen Outer Street, Statesman Hall 政要厅 Level 2
Beijing Shi 100020


Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 12:00pm
See registration page for details.

Event Contact

Banny Wang