Lawrence Summers, former US Treasury secretary, recently participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Beijing-based Global Asset Management Forum. Photo: Bloomberg Lawrence Summers, former US Treasury secretary, recently participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Beijing-based Global Asset Management Forum. Photo: Bloomberg
Lawrence Summers, former US Treasury secretary, recently participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Beijing-based Global Asset Management Forum. Photo: Bloomberg

China, US share inflation risks that will not go away soon, their former top finance officials agree

  • China’s outspoken former finance minister, Lou Jiwei, wants to see Beijing and Washington work together on infrastructure, but bilateral tensions remain high
  • Former US Treasury secretary Lawrence Summers, in a panel discussion with Lou, expresses ‘considerable concerns about inflation’

Topic |   US-China relations
Lawrence Summers, former US Treasury secretary, recently participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Beijing-based Global Asset Management Forum. Photo: Bloomberg Lawrence Summers, former US Treasury secretary, recently participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Beijing-based Global Asset Management Forum. Photo: Bloomberg
Lawrence Summers, former US Treasury secretary, recently participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Beijing-based Global Asset Management Forum. Photo: Bloomberg
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