On This PageFebruary, No. 247a

In March 2007, the authors paid a weeklong visit to Beijing and Shanghai, China. In this article, they summarize some of the most striking impressions from their visit concerning the Chinese economy and financial system.

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The specific occasion for our visit to China in March 2007 was a series of lectures on monetary policy that Moskow delivered to three leading Chinese universities: Tsinghua University, Fudan University and the Central Party School of the Communist Party. The broader purpose of the trip was to enhance mutual understanding between U.S. and Chinese officials concerning economic and financial conditions in both countries.