Director General, Center for Regional Economic Cooperation, Director General, Institute for Western Asia and Africa, MOFCOM
Professor Zhang Jianping is the Director General of the Center for Regional Economic Cooperation, and the Director General of the Institute for Western Asia and Africa at the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (MOFCOM). He is also the Vice President of the China Research Association of Social and Economic System, Professor in Economics at PKU, Nankai University, and the PhD adviser of the University of International Business and Economics, as well as a member of the Expert Panel at MOFCOM on State Forestry Administration, PRC.
Zhang Jianping is a member of the China National committee of PECC, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs and the Chinese Association for International Understanding, and a commentator of CCTV, Phoenix TV, CRI and CNR.
He specializes in International Economics. He has chaired more than 50 study projects and offered international consultancy many times for UN, WB, ADB, APEC, DAVOS etc. In 2015, he introduced the BRI to the media circle invited by the State Council information office of the PRC. In 2012, he provided consultancy for the Vice Premier of Russia on the 2012 APEC Agenda. He has presented in the events of ICTSD, CSIS, Adam Smith, and ADBI many times.
More than 100 papers and 4 books have been published. He has achieved third-class academic awards (Ministry Level) from NDRC and MOFCOM 6 times, and first-class prizes three times (2008- 2010) in Academy of Macro Economics Research, NDRC. He obtained a Bachelor Degree and Masters Degree in Science from Peking University, and a PhD in Economics from Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He was also the post-doctoral fellow at the National Information Center, China.