Our team of globally recognized China economic and trade policy experts speak regularly at major investor and corporate conferences.


36th Annual Marine Money Week
June 24, 2024, New York City
Fireside Chat with Shehzad Qazi: “China’s 2024 Economy and the New U.S.-China Trade War”

General Motors: Annual Trends & Foresight Conference 2024- Future of Globalization Panel
June 7, 2024
Panelist: Leland Miller (with AMB Susan Schwab, Inu Manak)
“Fact or Fiction on U.S.-China Decoupling: Assessing Key Trends for 2025”

National Business Economic Issues Council (NBEIC) – 181st Meeting
May 6-8, 2024, Wichita, KS
Speaker: Shehzad H. Qazi
“China’s 2024 Rebound Prospects & Macro Headwind”

2024 International Institute of Finance (IIF) Global Outlook Forum
April 17, 2024, Washington, DC – The Willard Intercontinental Hotel
Speaker: Leland Miller
“What Private Data Say About China’s Economy in 2024”

Federal Reserve/GIC Conference: 2-Day Summit on Climate, Currency & Central Banking
February 14-15, 2024, University of the Bahamas, Nassau
Speaker: Leland Miller
“Will They or Won’t They? What CBB Data Say About the Prospect of Big(ger?) Stimulus in 2024”

National Business Economic Issues Council (NBEIC) – Spring Meeting
February 6-8, 2024, Miami, FL
Speaker: Leland Miller
“First, Do No Harm: How Not to Predict the Chinese Economy”

World 50 Event: China Beige Book Presentation Series
January 23 , 2024
Speaker: Leland Miller
“Will Stimulus Jumpstart China’s 2024 Economy?: The Story From CBB’s Latest Credit Data”

U.S. Chamber of Commerce: China Event for CEOs
January 9, 2024, Washington, DC
Speaker: Leland Miller
“Where China’s Economy is Headed in 2024”


    What’s the new normal for GDP growth?
    November 16, 2023
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    What the Chinese Economy Tells Us About Supply Chain Stability in 2024
    November 2023

    Congressional Hearing: “Risky Business: Growing Peril for American Companies in China”
    July 13, 2023

    Shehzad Qazi congressional hearing


    41st Annual Monetary & Trade Conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
    December 11, 2023, Philadelphia. PA
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “China’s Economy in an Era of Demographic Challenges”

    Stone X Natural Resources Day
    December 7, 2023 New York, NY
    Panelist: Shehzad H. Qazi
    “Macroeconomic Outlook and Panel Discussion – The Hangover from 2023”

    Stone X Natural Resources Day
    December 7, 2023 New York, NY
    Panelist: Shehzad H. Qazi
    “China – Back from the Brink”

    Hudson Institute: How the US Should Respond to China’s Challenge to US Geoeconomic Leadership
    November 28, 2023, Washington, DC
    Panelist: Leland Miller

    Marine Money’s 24th Annual Ship Finance Forum NYC
    November 16, 2023, New York City
    Fireside Chat with Leland Miller: How to View China’s Economy Heading Into 2024

    F3: Future of Freight Festival 2023
    November 7-9, 2023, Chattanooga, Tennessee
    Keynote: Leland Miller
    “China’s Economy & the Future of US-China Relations: A Conversation with Leland Miller”

    65th NABE Annual Meeting
    October 8-10, 2023, Dallas, Texas
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “Forecast 2024: Economic and Political Outlook for China”

    Indiana Chamber of Commerce
    September 28, 2023, Indianapolis, IN
    Speaker: Shehzad H. Qazi
    “China: Risk of Economic Collapse and Conflict With the US”

    FPA’s World Leadership Forum
    September 21, 2023, New York, NY
    Panelist: Shehzad H. Qazi
    “Is China’s Economy on the Verge of Collapse?”

    U.S. & China: The Economic Challenge
    July 21, 2023, Dartmouth University (Osher Lecture Series)
    Moderator: Shehzad H. Qazi

    Risky Business: Growing Peril for American Companies in China
    July 13, 2023
    Testimony: Shehzad H. Qazi
    “U.S. House Select Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party”

    Bank of England Conference: Global Economy 2023
    NBEIC Symposium
    May 18-19, 2023, London, UK
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “China: Deciphering the 2023 post-Covid-Zero Recovery”

    Central Bank of Ireland Conference: Digitilization Across Borders
    May 15-16, 2023, Dublin, Ireland
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “The Evolution of Payment Systems in China: From E-Wallets to the Digital Yuan”

    “Ukraine: One Year Later: Outlook on Asia”
    Global Interdependence Center Annual Symposium
    April 20-21, 2023, Sarasota, FL
    Panelist: Leland Miller
    “How Russia Looks to China, One Year Later”

    Presentation to Harvard Clubs of Latin America (12 countries)
    April 12, 2023
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “Demystifying China’s 2023 Economy: What’s the Prognosis for Growth, Stimulus, Consumption & Commodities?”

    Alexander Hamilton Society: Third Annual Security & Strategy Seminar
    March 31 – April 2, 2023, Lansdowne Resort, Leesburg, VA
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “U.S. Economic Competition with China: Where We Go From Here”

    Federal Reserve/GIC Conference: “Digital Money, Decentralized Finance & the Puzzle of Crypto”
    February 10, 2023, La Jolla, CA
    Panelist: Leland Miller
    “Session IV: Productivity in the Age of Crypto”

    US-China Business Council “Forecast 2023”
    Annual USCBC Members Conference
    Feb 7-8, 2023; Washington, DC
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “Where is China’s Economy Heading Post-Covid Zero?”

    World 50 Event: China Beige Book Presentation Series
    January 24 , 2023
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “How to Time China’s 2023 Rebound”

    Private Fund Annual Meeting
    December 15, 2022; Columbus, OH
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “VC Investing in Chinese Companies: What to Expect in 2023 & Beyond”

    Markets Group: Accessing the China Market – Commodities Futures and Options
    November 30, 2022, New York, NY
    Speaker: Shehzad Qazi
    “China’s Macro Environment & Commodities Outlook for 2023”

    Private Fortune 500 CEO Roundtable
    November 9, 2022, Washington, DC
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “China’s Economy in 2023 & Mapping Out the Endgame for Covid Zero Policy”

    Freightwaves: Future of Freight Summit 2022
    November 1, 2022, Chattanooga, TN
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “Understanding a Changing China: A Fireside Chat with Leland Miller”

    Grant’s Conference at the Plaza 2022
    Sponsored by Grant’s Interest Rate Observer
    October 18, 2022, Plaza Hotel, New York, New York
    Speaker: Leland Miller

    US Chamber: Member Event on China’s Economy
    September 29, 2022, Washington, DC
    Speakers: Leland Miller & Derek Scissors
    “China’s Economy & What the Future Holds for U.S. Businesses”

    Speech to Alexander Hamilton Society
    September 14, 2022, The Yale Club of New York City
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “American Investment in China: A Look Forward”

    The Conference Board: 2022 Conference on Inflation
    September 13, 2022, New York City
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “Deglobalization & Inflation: Contrasting Views From the Fed & PBoC”

    USCC Congressional Hearing: China’s Zero-COVID Policy: Economic & Supply Chain Impact
    August 3, 2022
    Speaker: Shehzad H. Qazi

    Rocky Mountain Economic Summit 2022
    Sponsored by Bronze Buffalo Club & GIC
    July 14-15, 2022, Victor, Idaho / Jackson Hole, Wyoming
    Panelist: Leland Miller
    “Growth & Inflation Outlook for US, China & Global Economy”

    Banque de France–GIC: 2022 Global Trends Conference
    May 20, 2022, The Louvre, Paris, France
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “China’s Monetary Policy: Understanding the Party’s New Playbook”

    General Motors (GM) Trends & Foresight Conference 2022
    May 6, 2022, Detroit, MI
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “US-China Relations: The Year Ahead”

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Q1 Members Briefing
    April 28, 2022
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “China’s Economy: A Look at China Beige Book’s New Q1 data”

    SupChina Conference: The Future of China Due Diligence
    April 27, 2022
    Panelist: Leland Miller
    “Why the China Watching Industry is Irreparably Broken”

    GIC/USF Geopolitical Developments Conference 2022
    April 27, 2022, Sarasota, Florida
    Panelist: Leland Miller
    “What does Russia’s Invasion Mean for the US-China Relationship?”

    World 50 Event: China Beige Book Presentation Series
    April 12 , 2022
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “A Look Inside China Beige Book’s New Q1-22 Data”

    CFA Toronto Annual Spring Pension Conference
    April 12 , 2022
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “Getting Ahead of China’s Regulatory & Policy Crackdowns in 2022-23”

    Bradesco Bank/Brazil-China Business Council Roundtable
    March 7, 2022
    Keynote Speaker: Leland Miller
    “China’s Economy & What’s Next for Key Commodities”

    IRF Forum: China Beige Book Presentation
    March 2, 2022
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “China Policy Easing in ’22? A Look Inside China Beige Book’s Latest Credit Data”

    Vail Symposium 2022
    January 29, 2022
    Speaker: Leland Miller
    “China’s New Stimulus Playbook: How Markets Missed the Big Throttle Down of 2021”

    Presentation to Bank of England & UK Government Monetary & Regulatory Authorities
    January 12, 2022
    Leland Miller – Presentation
    “Demystifying China’s Monetary Policy Pivot 2021-23”

    US-China Business Council: Where is China’s Economy & Policy Headed in 2022?
    Thursday, January 20, 2022
    A Discussion with China Beige Book CEO Leland Miller

    Hudson Institute
    January 4, 2022
    Where China’s Economy is Headed: A Discussion w/Leland Miller & Thomas J. Duesterberg

    Rosenberg Research Forum
    Dec 8, 2021
    Fireside Chat: Leland Miller Interviewed by CEO David Rosenberg

    Bloomberg New Economy Forum 2021
    Nov 16-19, 2021
    CBB’s Leland Miller Co-hosting China Panel

    AmChamChina: What is the Future of the Chinese Economy?
    Nov 11, 2021
    Speaker: Shehzad Qazi

    Standard Chartered-Bloomberg Conference
    Oct 27, 2021
    Panelist: Leland Miller
    “China: What Investors Should Expect in 2022”

    Hudson Institute
    Oct 14, 2021
    “Evergrande and the Chinese Economy”
    CBB’s Leland Miller Interviewed by Hudson Senior Fellow John Lee

    Independent Research Forum (IRF) Event
    Oct 7, 2021
    Leland Miller Talk: The Paradigm Shift in China’s Economic Policymaking

    World50 Conference
    October 5, 2021
    “China‘s Economic Future With Leland Miller: A World 50 Event”

    63rd Annual NABE Conference
    September 28, 2021, Arlington, VA
    “China: Risk or Opportunity?”

    CFA Society of NY
    Sept 15, 2021
    “Chinese Wealth Management Products, Safe as Cash?”

    CSIS Event
    Aug 17, 2021
    “Chinese Capital Market Linkages and Portfolio Investment Flows Roundtable”

    Demystifying China’s Economy: The Latest Data
    March 25, 2021, National Committee of US-China Relations (NCUSCR)
    NCUSCR President Steve Orlins Interview of China Beige Book CEO Leland Miller

    US-China Semiconductor Wars: What to Expect in 2021
    March 23, 2021, Independent Research Forum (IRF)

    Real Vision Interview with Leland Miller
    March 3, 2021

    US-China: Important Issues for Investors in 2021
    February 24, 2021, CSTR Group

    US-China Semiconductor Battles & Where Policy is Heading
    December 2, 2020, Credit Suisse 24th Annual Technology Conference
    Keynote Speaker: Leland Miller

    Doubling Down on China, Inc.: An Initial Analysis of China’s 14th Five-Year Plan
    November 12, 2020, CSIS Executive Conference
    Speaker: Leland Miller

    Trump, Trade, Tensions & China’s Economy: Assessing Risk in the Run-up to the 2020 US Election
    September 28, 2020, Independent Research Forum (IRF)
    Speaker: Leland Miller

    Geopolitics: How the Rise of China Changes the M&A Game
    September 17, 2020, M&A Community Webinar

    Private Roundtable with Leland Miller on Trump, Trade & Semiconductors Policy
    September 11, 2020, Global Interdependence Center

    US-China Relations in the Run-up to the 2020 Election
    September 10, 2020, Global Interdependence Center
    Panel: Leland Miller, Michael Drury

    US-China Relations: Getting Worse Before Getting Better or Just Getting Worse?
    June 19, 2020, International Institute of Finance (IIF) – Speaking Series

    Fireside Chat with Leland Miller on US-China Technology Competition
    June 18, 2020, American Investment Council (Private Equity Association)

    Trump, Xi, and the Economy: The Future of US-China Economic Competition
    June 9, 2020, Atlantic Council

    Atlanta Fed: 2020 Financial Markets Conference
    May 17 – 19, 2020, Center for Financial Innovation and Stability, Atlanta, GA

    The Economic Future of China with Leland Miller
    May 8, 2020

    Commonfund Forum 2020 – An Insider’s Guide to the Chinese Economy
    April 15, 2020, Virtual Program

    Real Vision Interview with Leland Miller
    April 6, 2020, Virtual Program

    High Level Roundtable Series on China
    February 10, 2020, Council on Foreign Relations, NY

    Chicago Council on Global Affairs
    President’s Club Dinner with Leland Miller: “China’s Economy Amidst the Trade War”
    December 4, 2019, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago, IL

    Real Vision Interview with Leland Miller
    November 26, 2019

    Screening & Dicussion: “American Factory”
    Experts Panel with the Award-winning Film-makers & Leland Miller

    November 7, 2019, Council on Foreign Relations, New York, NY

    Horasis: China Conference 2019
    October 28-29, 2019, Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

    Conference Board Panel: “Window on China’s Economy”
    October 23, 2019, New York, NY

    Hedgeye Conference 2019
    October 17, 2019

    Bloomberg Intelligence & China Beige Book: Metals & China Outlook Seminar
    June 24, 2019, Bloomberg HQ, New York

    The Investment Institute – Spring Investment Forum
    May 20-21, 2019, The St. Regis, Atlanta, GA

    Business Council Members Attending May 2019 Meeting
    May 16-17, 2019, Washington, DC

    Strategic Investment Conference 2019
    May 13-16, 2019, Mauldin Economics, The Omni Hotel, Dallas, TX

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce – China Conference 2019
    April 30-May 1, 2019, Chamber HQ, Washington, D.C.

    The China Business Conference
    Apr 30, 2019, US Chamber of Commerce, Washington DC

    Cumberland Advisors Conference: Financial Markets and the Economy 2019
    Apr 11, 2019, University of South Florida, Sarasota, FL

    2019 Fletcher Political Risk Conference
    March 8, 2019, Tufts University, Boston, MA

    The Conference Board: Government Relations Executive Council Conference
    Inside China’s Economy & the U.S.-China Trade War, New York, NY
    March 5, 2019

    What would a U.S.-China Trade War Mean for Latin America?
    April 13, 2018, Atlantic Council, Washington, DC

    Cumberland Advisor’s Conference/Second Annual Financial Literacy Day
    April 5, 2018, Sarasota, FL

    Annual Institutional Clients Conference
    March 26-27, 2018, Global Forest Partners, Key Biscayne, FL

    Wells Fargo Endowments & Foundations Annual Luncheon
    November, 2017, New York, NY

    2nd Annual Evidence-Based Investing Conference
    October, 2017, Ritholtz Wealth Management, New York, NY

    Golub Capital Dinner Keynote Speaker
    September, 2017, NMS Conference, New York, NY

    China’s Zero-Covid Policy Economic Impact, Supply Chain Disruptions, And the Future Of Chinese Growth
    August 3, 2022, US-China Economic & Security Review Commission Hearing
    Testimony: Shehzad H. Qazi

    Dangerous Partners: Big Tech and Beijing: Limits are Overdue in the US-China Technology Relationship
    March 4, 2020, Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
    Testimony: Derek Scissors

    China’s Quest for Capital: Motivations, Methods, and Implications: A Deep Dive into China’s Shadow Banking Trends 2016-20
    January 23, 2020, US-China Economic & Security Review Commission Hearing
    Testimony: Leland Miller

    Protecting the Rule of Law and Advanced Technology
    January 23, 2020, US-China Economic & Security Review Commission Hearing
    Testimony: Derek Scissors

    On US-China: Winning the Economic Competition: Staying Ahead of a Slipping, Skittish China
    December 16, 2020, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Hearing
    Subcommittee on Economic Policy, Testimony: Derek Scissors

    Perspectives on Reform of the CFIUS Review Process
    April 26, 2018, Statement before the United States House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and Commerce
    Testimony: Dr. Derek Scissors

    Evaluating CFIUS: Challenges Posed by a Global Economy
    April 26, 2018, Statement before the House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade
    Testimony: Dr. Derek Scissors


    Leland Miller
    Chief Executive Officer

    A leading authority on China’s economy and financial system, Mr. Miller is a frequent keynote speaker at high-profile asset management and Fortune 500 conferences. He appears regularly on media outlets such as CNBC, Bloomberg TV & Radio, and CNN, and his work is featured in major national publications that include the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, and TIME.

    “Leland Miller is one of Wall
    Street’s brightest China minds”

    Dr. Derek Scissors
    Chief Economist

    One of the world’s leading experts on China’s trade and investment flows, Dr. Scissors is a well-known voice at major investment and policy forums as well as a familiar face on Capitol Hill, where he regularly provides testimony in front of the United States Congress. He is a frequent commentator on Bloomberg TV & Radio, CNBC, and Fox Business and his articles appear often in major national publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Barron’s, and Foreign Affairs.

    “Derek Scissors is the world’s foremost expert on the Chinese (state) corporate sector.”

    Shehzad Qazi
    Managing Director

    A prolific writer and speaker, Mr. Qazi oversees China Beige Book’s thought leadership and engagement efforts. He regularly leads seminars with policymakers and presents at research conferences. Shehzad is a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg TV & Radio, and CNN and speaks regularly at investor conferences. His articles have appeared in Barron’s, Foreign Policy, and Huffington Post among other publications.

    Shehzad Qazi is a top China expert.”


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