Join business leaders, investors, academics and members of government to forge a deeper and long-lasting understanding of how two different economic and political models can see through their differences for the benefit of the world at large.
When Bilibili is referred to as ‘China’s YouTube,’ is that a compliment or a disservice Established as a hub for China’s anime fans, Bilibili now hosts an array of video, comic, and mobile game content. The platform dominates with a millennial and Gen Z audience, but like all content platforms, it is determined to broaden its appeal. Despite a NASDAQ listing, Bilibili is one of a slew of Chinese multi-billion dollar market cap companies that most Western investors know little about. Brendan Ahern is the Chief Investment Officer at KraneShares. He plans on changing this.
Democratic values versus commercial interest? The world's fast-growing major market versus Xinjiang, Hong Kong and worker rights? These conversations are happening all across the globe with the UK being no exception. Post Brexit UK has the opportunity to redefine its role in the world and its relationship with China will be equally as important as its engagement with Washington or Brussels. Conservative Membe of Parliament for Bolton North East, Mark Logan has taken a keen interest in the China relationship and will join us for a conversation and the opportunity and challenges.
On April 21, 2021, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee introduced the "Strategic Competition Act of 2021" by 21-1, sending the bill for consideration by the Senate. This bill signals continued bipartisan consensus to orient U.S. policy towards aggressive action to counter China. Given the broad bipartisan support in Washington to address China’s malign activities, the bill will likely pass the Senate and House of Representatives. Join us for a discussion on what kind of actions this legislation propose to take and how the business and academic communities reacted to this legislation.
With trading in Chinese Carbon Credits scheduled to begin by the end of June, no topic has more long-term policy relevance than global carbon emissions. It will drive trillions of dollars of both public and private market investment in the decades ahead and will radically transform energy usage. Join Luke Oliver, the Head of Strategy for KraneShares, for this vital conversation on global carbon markets.
Tuuli McCully is the Head of Asia-Pacific Economics for Scotiabank in Singapore. She joins US-China Series to outline the framework for Chinese growth in the second half of 2021. China's successful emergence from the economic shutdown is well documented but economic momentum faces headwinds from relatively tight monetary policy and the stop/start growth dynamics of its neighbors. Is China destined to be relegated from global growth driver to laggard as 2021 evolves?