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Dr Kerry Brown discussed China's impact on the global economy – focusing on issues such as the evolving role of the state, China's economic model and its sustainability, the impact of China's overseas direct investment, China's impact on the environment, and the vision that the Chinese have of themselves in the coming century

Dr Kerry Brown is an Associate Fellow at Chatham House, on the Asia Programme. He worked in the China Section at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and then served as First Secretary, Beijing, from 2000 to 2003. He is a Committee Member of the British Association of Chinese Studies, and a committee member of the 48 Group Club, and the Great Britain China Centre. His ‘Struggling Giant: China in the 21st Century’ was published in June 2007, and ‘Rise of the Dragon – Chinese Inward and Outward Flows in the Reform Period’ was published in February 2008. He has been published in The Liberal, Far Eastern Economic Review, The Telegraph, Guardian, and other publications in the US, Europe, Hong Kong, and Australia. He has commented on China for CNN, SKY, BBC, Bloomberg, ABC, CNBC, Al Jazeera and Press TV.

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