Zhang Jun

Zhang Jun is China’s assistant minister of foreign affairs, and formerly the director general of the Department of International Economic Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Zhang Jun
Zhang Jun is China’s assistant minister of foreign affairs, and formerly the director general of the Department of International Economic Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Latest from Zhang Jun

The View | China should save less, stop protecting industries and liberalise instead, to unleash domestic consumption

Opening up markets – from telecoms to education and insurance – would be a massive boost to an economy struggling with declining productivity and a trade war.

30 Jan 2019 - 10:26PM

Opening up markets – from telecoms to education and insurance – would be a massive boost to an economy struggling with declining productivity and a trade war.

China should save less, stop protecting industries and liberalise instead, to unleash domestic consumption
Opinion | China’s economy will not go the way of Japan’s or the Soviet Union’s, despite the pessimism and US pressure

China’s economic structure, its development stage and pending reforms mean growth will remain consistent. Frequent comparisons to the collapse of the USSR and stagnation of Japan are therefore inadequate.

4 Dec 2018 - 9:56AM

China’s economic structure, its development stage and pending reforms mean growth will remain consistent. Frequent comparisons to the collapse of the USSR and stagnation of Japan are therefore inadequate.

China’s economy will not go the way of Japan’s or the Soviet Union’s, despite the pessimism and US pressure
Opinion | Apec must hold firmly on to its role as champion of economic globalisation

With the multilateral trading system now under threat amid the rise of protectionism, Apec must rise to the challenge to forge even closer cooperation. In this, it will have China’s full support.

17 Nov 2018 - 5:25AM

With the multilateral trading system now under threat amid the rise of protectionism, Apec must rise to the challenge to forge even closer cooperation. In this, it will have China’s full support.

Apec must hold firmly on to its role as champion of economic globalisation
Apec must lead the march for inclusive and sustainable growth

While Asia and the Pacific on the whole has benefited greatly from globalisation, the gains have not spread to all. As a model of effective cooperation, Apec is best placed to address this lopsided development.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

While Asia and the Pacific on the whole has benefited greatly from globalisation, the gains have not spread to all. As a model of effective cooperation, Apec is best placed to address this lopsided development.

Apec must lead the march for inclusive and sustainable growth
Apec must stand firm against the tide of antiglobalisation
Asia-Pacific free trade area: The road to better economic integration in the region
Apec can forge role at heart of region's economic integration

Travellers in Bali are often asked two questions: where did you come from; and, where are you going? This week, after almost two decades, the Apec economic leaders' meeting will return to Indonesia, the birthplace of the so-called Bogor Goals of free and open trade and investment in the region, set in 1994.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM

Travellers in Bali are often asked two questions: where did you come from; and, where are you going? This week, after almost two decades, the Apec economic leaders' meeting will return to Indonesia, the birthplace of the so-called Bogor Goals of free and open trade and investment in the region, set in 1994.

Apec can forge role at heart of region's economic integration