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NSD and NCUSCR Held the 2022 “US-China Track II Dialogue”


July 2022, the National School of Development (NSD) of Peking University and the National Committee on US-China Relations (NCUSCR) co-held the new round of “US-China Track II Dialogue” via Zoom, which includes the “US-China Track II Dialogue on Healthcare” on 20-22 July and the “US-China Track II Economic Dialogue” on 25,28 July.


“US-China Track II Dialogue on Healthcare”

This year’s “US-China Track II Dialogue on Healthcare” gathered together 28 leading experts and corporate representatives from both sides. Discussions focused on topics including “joint effort to address the current COVID-19 pandemic and future pandemics”, “developing more resilient innovative and sustainable healthcare systems”, “healthcare innovation and regulatory harmonization”, and “planning for next steps”.

American participants speaking at the Dialogue include Steve Orlins, President of NCUSCR, Mark McClellan, former Commissioner of FDA and Robert J. Margolis Professor of Business, Medicine, and Policy of Duke University, Winnie Yip, Professor of Health Policy and Economics, School of Public Health of Harvard University, Harlan Krumholz, P Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health of Yale University, Molly Coye, Executive-in-Residence at AVIA Health Innovation, and Chris Colwell, Executive Director of Asia-Pacific & China Policy, Merck & Co.

Chinese participants speaking at the Dialogue include Gordon G. LIU, Dean of Peking University Institute for Global Health and Development and professor of NSD, GAO fu, Academician of Chinese Academy of Science and former Director-General of China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, WANG Tao, Professor of Department of Nephrology of Peking University Third Hospital and Chairman of the Chronic Disease Management Committee of China Aging Well Association, YU Xuefeng, Co-founder, CEO and Chairman of CanSino Biologics.

Gordon LIU and Steve Orlins gave opening remarks on behalf of each side.


“US-China Track II Economic Dialogue”

The “US-China Track II Economic Dialogue” focused on two topics--- economic outlook and policy prospects in the second half of 2022 and beyond, and prospects for US-China Relations in terms of trade and economic relations.

American participants speaking at the Dialogue include Carla A.Hills, Honorary Chair of NCUSCR, Steve Orlins, President of NCUSCR, Mark M. Zandi, Chief Economist of Moody’s Analytics, Joanna Chua, Managing Director and Head, Asia of Pacific Economic and Market Analysis of Citigroup, Daniel Rosen, Founder and China Practice Leader of Rhodium Group, and Barry Naughton, So Kwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs, Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego.

Chinese participants speaking at the Dialogue include QIN Xiao, Former Chairman of China Merchants Group and China Merchants Bank and Delegation Leader, YAO Yang, PKU Boya Chair Professor and Dean of NSD, HUANG Yiping, Sinar Mas Chair Professor of Economics and Deputy Dean of NSD, HU Yifan, Regional Chief Investment Officer and Chief China Economist of UBS Wealth Management, and XU Gao, Chief Economist, Bank of China International Co., Ltd..

QIN Xiao and Carla Hills made opening remarks and Steve Orlins and YAO Yang made closing remarks.


The “US-China Track II Economic Dialogue” was initiated in January 2010, and the “US-China Track II Dialogue on Healthcare” started in 2017. The bi-annual event is alternately held in New York in January and in Beijing in July. Through academic researches and exchanges conducted by the scholars, experts and corporate representatives from China and the US, the event aims to help the governments, think tanks and the public from the two sides enhance mutual understanding and trust, as well as explore ways to strengthen win-win cooperation. The outcomes of the dialogue will be reported to the Chinese and US government by their representatives as decision-making reference. Meanwhile, forums sometimes are also held during the event in order to make the public know more about the event and enhance the consensus between the two sides.