Hong Song

Assistant General Director, IWEP CASS

Dr. Song Hong, Assistant General Director and Senior Fellow at the Institute of World Economics and Politics (IWEP), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Professor of the Graduate School of CASS. He obtained his Bachelor degree in philosophy from the Department of Philosophy at Northwest University in 1987, and Master degrees in Economics at Fudan University in 1994 and Ph.D. degree in Economics 1997 from Nankai University. He was chosen as the National-level Expert of China in the New Century by the Ministry of Personnel in 2009. Professor Song is an economist. He focuses on trade and investment issues. A special concern is with the impacts of multinational enterprises on industrial development in developing countries, especially in China.


13 December 2016
For six of the eight years between 2008 to 2015, the growth of world import volume was lower than that of world GDP . What are the reasons behind this slowdown? Some arguments point to the reduction in China’s imports of processing trade and to the drop-off of Chinese economic growth. This post...