Prof. Zhongxiu Zhao

Zhongxiu Zhao is Professor and ­Vice-President of the University of International Business and Economics, China (UIBE).

After receiving his first degree from Peking University in 1988, Zhao completed his PhD. in Economics from UIBE in 2000, specializing in international trade.

Dr. Zhao’s prolific academic career has included contributions as co-author and editor for 14 books, including International Trade Theory and Policy (Peking University Press, 2009) and Green Low-Carbon Development in China (Springer, 2013), as author of numerous academic articles, and as a frequent participant in academic conferences.

He has also utilized his academic expertise in frequent consulting positions for government agencies, international organizations, and both Chinese and international companies, including his position as Vice Chairman for the China Society of World Economics, General Secretary for the China International Business Graduate Education Steering Committee, Member of Advisory Committee for Trade Policy of Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China (MOFCOM).

Prof. Zhao is an active member of European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

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